Profession business intelligence manager

Business intelligence managers gain knowledge of the industry, the innovative processes therein, and contrast them with the operations of the company in order to improve them. They focus their analysis in the supply chain processes, warehouses, storage, and sales as to facilitate communication and revenue improvement.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Business management principles

    Principles governing business management methods such as strategy planning, methods of efficient production, people and resources coordination.

  • Statistical analysis system software

    Specific software system (SAS) used for advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management, and predictive analytics.

  • Corporate social responsibility

    The handling or managing of business processes in a responsible and ethical manner considering the economic responsibility towards shareholders as equally important as the responsibility towards environmental and social stakeholders.

  • Business analysis

    The research field which addresses the identification of business needs and problems and the determination of the solutions that would mitigate or prevent the smooth functioning of a business. Business analysis comprises IT solutions, market challenges, policy development and strategic matters.

  • Organisational policies

    The policies to achieve set of goals and targets regarding the development and maintenance of an organisation.

  • Company policies

    The set of rules that govern the activity of a company.

  • Strategic planning

    The elements defining the foundation and core of an organisation such as its mission, vision, values, and objectives.

  • Statistics

    The study of statistical theory, methods and practices such as collection, organisation, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. It deals with all aspects of data including the planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments in order to forecast and plan work-related activities.

Skills

  • Create a work atmosphere of continuous improvement

    Work with management practices such as continuous improvement, preventive maintenance. Pay attention to problem solving and teamwork principles.

  • Analyse the context of an organisation

    Study the external and internal environment of an organisation by identifying its strengths and weaknesses in order to provide a base for company strategies and further planning.

  • Develop company strategies

    Envision, plan, and develop strategies for companies and organisations aimed at achieving different purposes such as establishing new markets, refurbishing the equipment and machinery of a company, implementing pricing strategies, etc.

  • Manage project metrics

    Gather, report, analyse and create key metrics for a project to help measure its success.

  • Monitor company policy

    Monitor the company's policy and propose improvements to the company.

  • Provide improvement strategies

    Identify root causes of problems and submit proposals for effective and long-term solutions.

  • Advise on efficiency improvements

    Analyse information and details of processes and products in order to advise on possible efficiency improvements that could be implemented and would signify a better use of resources.

  • Identify undetected organisational needs

    Use the collected input and information from interviewing stakeholders and analysing organisational documents in order to detect unseen needs and improvements that would support the development of the organisation. Identify the needs of the organisation in terms of staff, equipment, and improvement of operations.

  • Track key performance indicators

    Identify the quantifiable measures that a company or industry uses to gauge or compare performance in terms of meeting their operational and strategic goals, using preset performance indicators.

  • Ensure compliance with policies

    To ensure compliance with legislation and company procedures in respect of Health and Safety in the workplace and public areas, at all times. To ensure awareness of and compliance with all Company Policies in relation to Health and Safety and Equal Opportunities in the workplace. To carry out any other duties which may reasonably be required.

  • Manage business knowledge

    Set up structures and distribution policies to enable or improve information exploitation using appropriate tools to extract, create and expand business mastery.

  • Perform data analysis

    Collect data and statistics to test and evaluate in order to generate assertions and pattern predictions, with the aim of discovering useful information in a decision-making process.

  • Develop revenue generation strategies

    Elaborate methodologies through which a company markets and sells a product or service to generate income.

  • Align efforts towards business development

    Synchronise the efforts, plans, strategies, and actions carried out in departments of companies towards the growth of business and its turnover. Keep business development as the ultimate outcome of any effort of the company.

  • Improve business processes

    Optimise the series of operations of an organisation to achieve efficiency. Analyse and adapt existing business operations in order to set new objectives and meet new goals.

  • Perform business analysis

    Evaluate the condition of a business on its own and in relation to the competitive business domain, performing research, placing data in context of the business' needs and determining areas of opportunity.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Integrate strategic foundation in daily performance

    Reflect on the strategic foundation of companies, meaning their mission, vision, and values in order to integrate this foundation in the performance of the job position.

  • Implement strategic planning

    Take action on the goals and procedures defined at a strategic level in order to mobilise resources and pursue the established strategies.

  • Gather technical information

    Apply systematic research methods and communicate with relevant parties in order to find specific information and evaluate research results to assess the information's relevance, relating technical systems and developments.

  • Interpret business information

    Retrieve and analyse different kinds of information with regards to the management of a business in order to draw conclusions on projects, strategies, and developments.

Optional knowledge and skills

data models keep updated on innovations in various business fields analyse production processes for improvement deliver business research proposals project management risk management business intelligence advise on tax policy sales strategies perform market research continuous improvement philosophies identify suppliers use consulting techniques supply chain management perform business research train employees analyse supply chain strategies monitor customer behaviour manage budgets make strategic business decisions recommend product improvements data mining