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What is a business intelligence job?

The role of business intelligence is centred around analysing data to predict future market and business trends in order to increase company profits. This is achieved through the use of complex data management systems to conduct evaluations.

Business intelligence analysts work in a wide variety of sectors including:

  1. Healthcare
  2. IT
  3. Financial services
  4. Social media
  5. Fashion

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Posted Job Title Salary / Daily Rate Location Type
Posted31/08/2020 Salary / Daily RateNegotiable LocationMullingar Westmeath TypePermanent
Posted24/08/2020 Salary / Daily RateNegotiable LocationSouth Dublin TypePermanent
Posted24/08/2020 Salary / Daily RateNegotiable LocationDublin TypePermanent

What are the main responsibilities of a business intelligence job?

The responsibilities of a business intelligence role vary depending on the business and the employer. Some business intelligence jobs are based at agencies, others at companies, creating a wide range of working environments and requirements for the analyst.

The variety of industries in which a business intelligence analyst can work also impacts the specifics of the role.

The key responsibilities of an implementation consultant include:

  1. Gathering detailed company-specific, competitor and industry information by software mining
  2. Using data analysis software in order to performing in-depth data analyses
  3. Liaising with company members to convey past trends in data with consideration to current business conditions
  4. Identifying where the company stands within the industry and making improvements in areas such as cost reduction

What skills and qualifications does a business intelligence job require?

Most employers require candidates to have a degree in computer science and if not

the business intelligence analyst will ideally possess a degree in a related subject such as IT, finance or business administration. Economics degrees are also valued.

Other key skills required for the role of business intelligence analyst are:

  1. Technological competence, in order to utilise complex computer programs to mine data sources and locate trends accurately
  2. Advanced analytical skills
  3. Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  4. Strong communication skills, in particular the ability to convey complex data trends concisely
  5. Strong organisation and time management skills