Business intelligence managers are responsible for providing data solutions related to business strategies in their organization. They are in charge of a group of analysts that use a variety of statistical methodologies to solve quantitative business issues and increase profitability. Business intelligence managers perform assessments and risk analysis on a regular basis. These managers prepare complex reports and gather intelligence data to make informed conclusions on business practices; they subsequently present their findings and progress to key executives from different company teams. Additionally, they organize and use company resources efficiently while monitoring associates' performance. They also take part in the selection, training process, and performance review of new analytical staff. These analysts typically work in an office environment gathering data using a personal computer with proprietary programs.
This position generally requires previous experience in business intelligence, as well as positions in which they have taken a leadership or managerial role. Employers also frequently look for candidates with a graduate-level degree in a business-related field. They must have proven leadership and management skills in a similar position. This job requires a graduate degree in a business related field.
Business intelligence managers should have advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as have a strong knowledge of current industry practices including measured profitability approaches. They must be able to work with other intelligence professionals to help meet company objectives; great working relationships with other managers and external partners are also needed.
Business Intelligence Manager Tasks
- Design, code, and manage developers to meet specifications for physical, logical, and end user data, dashboards, and tools.
- Define, analyze, and report on analytics and financials for a variety of projects.
- Implement, integrate, and extract data from data warehouses across the organization.
- Audit and take steps to remedy data quality, including making recommendations for end users.