Business Intelligence Consultants are usually responsible for providing data solutions which are related to business strategies within their organisation.
Business Intelligence Consultants will usually oversee a group of analysts that use an array of statistical methodologies to solve quantitative business issues and, thus, increase profitability. The role involves looking at large chunks of data and communicating the past trends with consideration to the current conditions. Business Intelligence Consultants will have to provide optimal and cost-effective solutions to business teams in achieving objectives and conduct business meetings with customers to determine project requirements and milestones.
The ideal candidate will boast a wealth of experience in both IT and business-related environments, and can demonstrate a strong analytical skill set. Other skills that would be beneficial to the job include communication, time management, problem-solving and both written and verbal communication. Prospective applicants will be able to work with a variety of people from every level within the business, establishing an appropriate working relationship whilst communicating the necessary information efficiently.