Business Data Analyst

Job Title: Business Data Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH25124_1608549167
Contact Name: Jessica Jolly
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2020 11:12

Job Description

My client based in Preston are looking for a Business Data Analyst to support a large scale data migration following the procurement of a new system which will be implemented across the Group. The focus of the role will be responsibility for defining and coordinating the artefacts (materials, documents and data) produced and identified in the migration.
The role will also be involved with the preparation, extraction, profiling, quality check, design, mapping, construct, transform and load of artefacts and datasets following the procurement of a number of new systems which are being implemented across the Group using specialised toolsets.

This role is a FTC until August 2021.


Key Accountabilities

 Work in a small team focussing on the artefacts within the data migration
 Identification of the artefacts in the source and target systems and the data warehouse
 Applying business and data rules to artefacts
 Checking for gaps in artefacts and datasets and working with the various business functions to remediate
 Mapping source data to new target artefacts and datasets
 Produce reports / dashboards to monitor data migration quality and progress
 Construction of combined datasets in preparation for data loading
 Transformation of data types to support artefacts and data load files
 Creation of migration documentation to support the data migration framework
 Provides support for Data & Analytics Developers as and when required with operational activity
 Deals with service logs generated by the Service Desk (including troubleshooting, dealing with requests/problems or assigning to a colleague in ITS as appropriate) if required
 Carries out project work as required
 Advises and supports other teams with project work
 Complies with Group policies and GDPR requirements at all times
C. Dimensions

This role involves varying degrees of problem solving and decision making. Although mainly business facing rather than technical, the diverse range of issues will mean that decisions will need to be made within scope of the role or in conjunction with a line manager, team manager of business manager.


 Strong experience of large scale data migration
 Strong experience of artefacts in the data migration process
 Strong experience in gathering, analysing, and meeting business requirements
 Strong knowledge of cataloguing and archiving techniques
 Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices
 Strong understanding of the organisation's goals and objectives
 Strong customer service orientation
 Strong experience with MS Excel
 Strong written, oral, interpersonal, and presentational skills
 Highly self-motivated and directed
 Ability to present ideas and resolutions in business-friendly and user-friendly language
 Keen attention to detail
 Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
 Experience integrating information with portals/intranets and databases advantageous
 Experience of Oracle and SQL Server advantageous
 Experience of BackOffice Associates products advantageous
 Experience of SQL skills (PLSQL / T-SQL) advantageous
 Experience of SSRS, Power BI and Business Objects advantageous