BI Team Leader

Advertiser Confidential
Date Posted
8th July 2017
Job Type
Fixed-Term Employment

We are currently recruiting for a Business Intelligence Team Lead (BI) on a 12 month FTC to cover maternity leave within our Service Operations segment based out of offices in Salford Quays. We would also be open to recruiting a contractor throughout this period.

This role will provide support and management of the strategic Oracle Business Intelligence deliverables within the UK&I. Assisting in the design, planning, development and to establish and maintain BI technology environments.  In addition, this position provides business critical essbase support and management as part of month-end and year-end financial accounting.

Service Operations is the part of our business that supports segment development by providing expertise and process standardisation across all segments. Service Operations leverages our global expertise and best practice to bring the best of Sodexo to all of our clients. It includes everything from FM expertise to food development through to bid support, health and safety, and contract design and management.


  • Management and leadership of the BI function within IS&T for the UK and Ireland, small team of BI Analyst’s
  • Defines BI systems roadmaps and related architecture to support the strategic goals of the business and delivers againstthem
  • Provide hands-on technical support and development
  • Resolution of system errors and support calls
  • Production of financial month/year end extracts
  • Facilitate ad-hoc data requests and report requests (run and fix)
  • Management of small projects
  • Daily system checks to ensure integrity
  • Act as a development project resource when required providing consultancy, development and configuration skills.
  • Maintenance of Operational Procedures
  • Assist in the gathering of Business requirements (functional and non-functional) through workshops and analysis
  • Uses an understanding of performance to develop optimised new code and enhance existing code.
  • Takes initiative to ensure technical skills and specialisations are kept up to date in line with industry developments
  • Uses experience to make informed decisions on selection and execution of all technical approaches across a wide field, either in a management or advisory capacity

  • Educated to a minimum of degree level and / or professional qualifications in a relevant subject
  • Demonstrable experience in a relevant technical lead, development and support role
  • Excellent Technical Knowledge - Oracle Essbase system 11 and above. MAXL, Essbase Load Rules, Calc scripts and report scripts.
  • Excellent understanding of data warehousing (Microsoft SQL Server), ETL/interface design and management, OLAP cube design, configuration and management.
  • Good understanding of data security issues, version control and configuration management.
  • Good technical writing skills with ability to produce high quality technical specifications
  • Experience of the full project lifecycle
  • Good interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
  • Prepared to travel to meet Business stakeholders



  • ITIL Certified
  • Oracle Business Intelligence 11g
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (and above) development and administration
  • Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services



In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland

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