Business Intelligence Lead

  • Mott MacDonald
  • Croydon, UK
  • 05/06/2024
Full time Data Science Business Intelligence Statistics Data Governance

Job Description

Business Intelligence Lead

Country: United Kingdom
Position Location: Croydon, UK
Contract Type: Permanent
Work Pattern: Full Time
Sector: Transport
Discipline: Civil
Job Ref: 1421
Recruiter Contact: Matthew Rayburn
Mott MacDonald
We’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.
We are proud to be a one of Glassdoor’s top employers to work for in the UK, as well as being recognised as a Top Inclusive Company in the UK.
Our values: Progress, Respect, Integrity, Drive, Excellence.
About the business unit
We help conceive, drive, and implement transport solutions for cities, regions, and asset owners/operators around the globe. From preparing the business case and advising on related issues - such as revenue, procurement, and environmental legislation - to delivering the completed infrastructure and helping maintain it. Our planning, engineering, environmental and management skills cover the whole project cycle. We play a major role in developing and delivering the Global Transport Sector Strategy.
Overview of role
We are looking for a Business Intelligence lead to join our ambitious and growing Information Management team. As our Business Intelligence lead you will play an instrumental role in articulating the understanding and value of Business Intelligence to our projects and leadership in order for us to use data more effectively. Working with fellow Team Leads, you will support the growth of the BI team and help shape its culture and behaviours in order to develop a dynamic and driven team. You will already have experience leading small teams and have good technical knowledge of business intelligence/visualisation tools e.g. (Power BI, Tableau, QlikView, Looker, etc.) and SQL.
You will bring a desire to grow your leadership skills, doing so with a freshness of genuine diversity and inclusion that challenges our preconceptions and norms. We are looking for your vision, ideas and energy that challenges and stretches our thinking forward. Our projects and our clients challenges represent a unique opportunity for the implementation of the latest tools and processes to transform delivery and to help our clients meet their data ambitions.
Are you looking to work with passionate and enthusiastic experts who are tackling the Engineering & Construction (E&C) digital challenges and beyond? Are you a driving force of innovation and want to help build the best support tools in the industry in order to drive more effective decision making? Do you inspire others to go above and beyond, to provide memorable and positive experiences that exceed stakeholders expectations?
Essential
  • Degree or Masters in a STEM discipline
  • Curiosity about data and trends and causality!
  • Comfortable communicating insights and findings to a broad range of collaborators, team members, and regional partners. Ability to tell data driven stories in a clear and concise narrative.
  • Attention to detail in planning and execution while seeing the big picture and understanding how the pieces fit together and affect one another.
  • Good technical knowledge of business intelligence/visualisation tools (Power BI, Tableau, QlikView, Looker, etc.) and SQL.
  • Experience in implementing large/complex BI solutions from initial design to delivery/management.
  • Experience working with large data sets and pulling data from multiple sources.
  • Experience working closely with geographically disperse teams.
  • Experience with agile methodologies such as SCRUM or KANBAN
Desirable
  • Knowledge of R/Python for advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning is highly desirable.
  • Relevant delivery experience in the engineering industry or closely related engineering consulting role is highly desirable.
Equality, diversity, and inclusion
We put equality, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they can contribute.
Accessibility
We want you to perform your best at every stage in the recruitment process. If you are disabled or need any support to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can support you.
Agile working
Happy to talk Flexible Working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
Health and wellbeing
  • Private medical insurance for all UK colleagues.
  • Health cash plan to support you with every day health costs and treatments.
  • Access to Peppy, providing free support from menopause experts for all UK colleagues.
  • A variety of wellbeing support is available through our comprehensive wellbeing program, including access for you and your family.
  • Ability to flex your salary to opt into a wide range of health benefits, many of which can be extended to your family too.
Financial wellbeing
  • We match employee pension contributions between 4.5% and 7%.
  • Life assurance equal up to 4 x your basic salary, with an option to increase the level of cover to 6 x your salary.
  • Our income protection scheme provides a financial benefit, as well as absence and return to work support due to long-term illness or injury.
  • Flexible benefits, including increased life assurance cover, critical illness insurance, payroll saving and will writing.
  • As an independently owned business we share the financial success of the business with all our colleagues in various ways including annual bonus schemes.
Lifestyle
  • A minimum of 33-35 days holiday each year, inclusive of public holidays and dependent on level, with the ability to buy or sell leave through our flexible benefits programme.
  • Holiday entitlement increased to a minimum of 35 days after 5 years’ service.
  • Variety of employee saving schemes and discounts from high-street retailers.
Enhanced family and carers leave
  • Enhanced family leave policies, including 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave, and two weeks paid paternity/partner leave.
  • Our shared parental leave matches maternity leave meaning we pay up to 24 weeks at full pay.
  • Up to five additional days leave are provided for those with significant caring responsibilities, two of which are paid.
Learning and development
  • Primary annual professional institution subscription.
  • A broad range of opportunities to enhance both technical and soft skills through mentoring, formal training, and self-development options.
Networks, communities, and social outcomes
  • Join a wide range of groups including our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability, and parents/carers communities.
  • Make a difference within our communities through our social outcomes.
Apply now, or for more information about our application process, click here.