Posting #: 2021-11-0325
Position: Manager, Business Intelligence, Permanent Full Time (1)
Department: Growth & Data
Location: Burlington, Ontario
Posted: March 25, 2021
Application Deadline: Posted until filled
ABOUT SHARED SERVICES WEST
Established in 2001, Shared Services West (SSW) is a not-for-profit shared services organization with end-to-end expertise in supply chain management, supporting hospitals and other public sector organizations. Our purpose centres on driving total value across the public sector, while also minimizing risk and supply chain disruption. Working collaboratively with our stakeholders, we deliver cost-efficient services and continually evolve to meet emerging needs.
As a company, we are proud of our values and our culture, which are at the heart of everything we do. We demonstrate a commitment to excellence, willingness to champion change, focus on working together, and dedication to our people first. These values set the standard for how we behave and work.
ABOUT GROWTH & DATA
The Growth and Data (G&D) department consists of three core teams: 1) Data Management, 2) Business Intelligence (BI), and 3) Growth & Special Projects. These core teams work closely together to provide day-to-day operational support for our customers, as well as implementation support for internal and external data-related projects.
The BI team’s focus is on leveraging available data throughout the procurement lifecycle (contract data, purchase data, etc.) to generate meaningful reporting for internal and external customers, helping our customers navigate risk, uncover latent value, highlight areas for improvement, and make evidence-based decisions. The BI team is also responsible for the development and trouble-shooting of SSW’s internal data architecture. Currently, the BI team has embarked on a transformational project at SSW to enhance existing reporting tools and provide easier access to real-time information, which will require strong leadership from this role.
IS THIS YOU?
If you are an analytically-minded leader with an excellent understanding of BI concepts, a passion for motivating high-performing individuals, and a talent for implementing organization-wide change, this is a great opportunity for you. In this role, you are a key player in delivering SSW’s BI strategy, enabled by your extensive hands-on experience with analytics and reporting, your ability to understand business and stakeholder requirements, and your ability to motivate and lead high-performing teams.
If you pride yourself on your strong work ethic, you value being a part of a great team and company culture, and you enjoy a fast-paced environment with multiple exciting projects, apply for this opportunity.
Reporting to the Director of Growth and Data, the Manager of BI will be responsible for delivering on the department’s strategic objectives (growth, improved access to data, etc.), as well as the organizational BI strategy. The Manager of BI will spearhead the enhancement of SSW’s reporting services, ensuring the ongoing quality and integrity of all reports and the high performance of the BI staff. They will provide analytical and reporting insights for all internal business units and external hospital stakeholders, ensuring data is properly presented and interpreted. This involves understanding existing data models and leading the creation of new reports and models based on an in-depth knowledge of business processes and needs.
It is important that the Manager of BI has excellent communication skills and business acumen to fully understand the varied user requirements and to be able to structure them into meaningful outcomes. It is also important that they take time to understand organizational nuances and to keep up with industry trends.
The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Knowledge and Technical Skills
Experience with software/BI development principles, including user requirements gathering, design and development,
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with individuals
SSW Employees enjoy:
To apply, please email your resume to email@example.com indicating the position title and posting # in the subject line. As part of the initial recruitment process, selected candidates will be asked to complete a Job Description Feedback form. Please note that this does not guarantee advancement to the next step in the recruitment process.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Shared Services West. Only qualified candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should any accommodation be required.