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Job Title: BI and Applications Lead

Job Code: IT0001

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employer: MainOne Cable Company / Main One Cable Company

Department: Information Technology

Reporting Line: Head, Information Technology


The Lead plays a key role as a subject matter expert in the design and development of MIS solutions across the spectrum of proof of concept, enhancement, and new deployment categories. In addition,the BI and Applications Lead will be responsible for the following:

•   Plan and Design BI solutions

•   Engineers and provides implementation support for Business Intelligence solutions

•   Collaborate with other teams to design and develop solutions to business problems. Act as a key participant in business analysis and requirements gathering efforts

•   Works within the Applications team to support all aspects of data warehousing including database development, data acquisition, ETL development/data integration, data cleansing, data mining, report development, performance tuning, analytical processing, and some statistical analyses

•   Responsible for the development and maintenance of ETL to address business needs

•   Understands source data and the business systems that create and utilize this data during business operations

•   Understands the complexity behind the data model and data quality to support and build enterprise wide data architectures

•   Debugging, monitoring and troubleshooting BI solutions

•   Creating and deploying reports

•   Writing relational and multidimensional database queries

•   Provide process analysis and requirements specification support across the following categories of activities: proof of concept projects, enhancement projects, and new solution deployment projects.

•   Gather, review, categorize and document information from numerous sources regarding data, function and process definitions

•   Lead the effort to work with the business to identify functional and technical requirements.

•   Lead the translation of business requirements into design specifications, and appropriate test case and test script development.

•   Work with Application and Infrastructure Developers and internal customers to define business solutions, ensuring their alignment with business strategies, priorities, target and benefits

•   Liaise with Application Developers, Infrastructure Developers and the Support Organization to ensure effective transition and understanding of requirements.

•   Provide expert knowledge of business processes, business data, current applications and systems

•   Understands business and technology drivers and impact of probable changes

•   Collaborate with process owners to identify and improve technology based solutions that optimize the performance, capability and competitiveness of business processes

•   Determine levels of testing required; develop test cases and test scripts to ensure requirements are met and work with testers and business representatives to conduct User Acceptance Tests

•   Highly accountable, with a problem-solving mind set, self-motivated and self-directed

•   Strong verbal and written communication skills for documentation, knowledge transfer, team collaboration, and external customer interactions

•   Ability to translate business needs into viable long-term information architectures and solution

Qualifications, Skills  & Competencies:   

•   Minimum, BSc. Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

•   Minimum 5 years of BI and business process analysis experience

•   Knowledge of industry technology trends, business functions, business data, current applications and systems

•   Knowledge of systems development life cycle (SDLC)

•   Project Management

Other Competencies Required:   

•   Extensive knowledge of Business Objects (e.g., Dashboards and Web Intelligence)

•   Excellent experience with Business Intelligence tools and technologies

•   Experience training and supporting senior business stakeholders in BI solutions

•   Experienced in process modelling or technology consulting

•   Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.

•   Ability to translate business needs into appropriate technology solutions.

•   Competent to work at all phases of systems analysis while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.

•   Possess thorough knowledge of core business and system process within a business unit and ensures fit of solution with user requirements.

•   Knowledge of Tele Management Forum Business Process Framework

•   Knowledge working BSS/OSS systems architecture

•   Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills

•   Ability to effectively communicate ideas both in technical and user-friendly language

•   Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required.

•   Good interpersonal communication skills

•   Excellent Documentation Skills

•   Team player

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should apply online or send their Cover Letter and CV to

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