Venn Cubed

Business Intelligence Consultant

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, Venn Cubed is at the
center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career

Venn Cubed is seeking to appoint a Business Intelligence Consultant to join our dynamic consulting team.
The consultant will be expected to support our current client base with existing solutions and be part of the implementation team to perform analysis, design, as well as the development and implementation of new solutions for clients using Cognos Analytics and Power BI.

Role Description

Support Business Intelligence solutions, with a focus on Cognos Analytics and Power BI.

You will be required to skill up in IBM Planning Analytics (TM1).

Key Responsibilities

  • BI Solution Development:
    • Design, develop, and implement end-to-end Business Intelligence solutions using Cognos Analytics and Power BI.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and analyse business requirements, ensuring BI solutions meet organisational needs.
  • Project Leadership:
    • Lead and manage BI projects from conception to completion, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to project goals.
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members, fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Data Integration:
    • Work with various data technologies to integrate and transform data from diverse sources
    • Optimise data models for performance and scalability.
  • Technical Expertise:
    • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in Cognos Analytics,
  • Power BI, and SQL.
    • Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in BI technologies.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including IT, business analysts, and end-users
    • Communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

Key Competencies, Skills and Attributes

  • Sound understanding of the basic finance function in a business.
  • Understanding of analytics, budgeting, planning, forecasting and reporting.
  • Good Excel skills and understanding of basic Excel functions.
  • Interest in technology and how to use technology to improve the finance function in a business.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with clients and team members.
  • Resourcefulness – ability and desire to dig in to solve problems.
  • Aptitude and willingness to learn and grow while having fun in a dynamic team.
  • Able to have a laugh while being focused to work towards deadlines.

Required experience to be successful in this role:

  • Minimum 5 Years’ Experience:
    • Proven experience as a BI Consultant working with Cognos Analytics
    and/or Power BI.
  • BI Project Leadership:
    • Demonstrated experience leading and managing BI projects from initiation to completion to project goals.
  • Data Technologies:
    • Exposure to various data technologies and databases, with the ability to design and implement efficient data integration processes.
  • Analytical Skills:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into effective BI solutions.
  • Team Collaboration:
    • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.

Nadine Smal

Tel: +27 21 914-3858 |