MI Manager

Job reference: 130434BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Finance
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week

A fantastic opportunity has become available to join the Boots Management Information (MI) Team as an MI Manager to own the delivery of timely, accurate MI for all Boots UK businesses, driving fast decision making through reporting analytics to continually improve business performance.

This role owns the design, development and delivery of all regular MI reports for Boots UK, helping to develop the understanding of MI in the business to ensure it is fit for purpose and is aligned with the relevant business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the development and delivery of a rolling programme of MI solutions that support business decisions
  • Drive a culture where information proactively contributes to the development of business strategies through ad hoc and regular reporting, based on information from internal (on-prem or cloud) databases
  • Promote and champion new and innovative techniques that promotes a best-in-class MI function
  • Liaise with other data consuming functions across the wider WBA group to ensure information and its impacts are aligned so that Boots gains the maximum possible from its data teams
  • Lead the MI Delivery Team on a day-to-day basis, leading the team’s development and performance

A bit about you…

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in leading technical teams
  • A broad technical skill set with previous hands-on expertise in MI applying best practice, self-service and automation strategies
  • Extensive experience building and maintaining reliable and scalable MI reporting and dashboards, as well as experience working with varied forms of systems/tools such as SAPBW, Business Objects, Azure, PowerBI or similar
  • Working knowledge of Data Warehousing, including dimensional modelling concepts.
  • Good communicator who can work collaboratively with the business and technical colleagues to deliver quality MI

A bit about us…

The Finance team is fundamental to our success, playing an active role across the entire business ensuring targets are met and strategies are understood.

As trusted advisors, we’re involved in a wide range of activities; reviewing weekly and monthly sales-margin-cost performance and assessing the performance of key promotions to partnering the business teams to develop and track the performance of new store openings, new customer propositions like a new online trading platform, to some large scale IT investments.

It’s a supportive, collaborative and committed team. We’re big on communication and we hold quarterly conferences to celebrate our successes. We have a strong development culture, showcased at our annual yoUniversity week, which encourages our colleagues to focus on their potential and wellbeing. If you’re keen to build your career - there’s no better place as you’ll be supported to take on new challenges and develop your skill set with access to opportunities across the Boots UK, Global Brands and Boots Opticians Finance teams.

Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting boots.jobs.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
  • Annual discretionary bonus plan
  • Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
  • Competitive company pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
  • Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
  • Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

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If you have any questions or queries regarding this vacancy please contact Sanjeet.Kamal@boots.co.uk.

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