Reporting and Development Manager
West Corporation
Gloucester, United Kingdom
14d ago

Description

SALARY : up to £55,000 + benefits

FULL-TIME, PERMANENT West is connecting the ideas, the innovation, the enterprise and the individuals that make things happen.

But, before we can help our clients foster connections with their employees and customers, or grow their businesses through advanced communication technologies, we need to have the right team in place.

That’s where you come in!

What you’ll do

As the Manager of a diverse and dynamic R&D team, you will ensure that data communication meets current and future business unit needs by leading a team of talented individuals, provide technical expertise to the organization (including strategic decision making) and project planning, and provide expertise, direction, and assistance to groups with which the data group interacts.

Responsibilities include :

  • Provide leadership and direction to the team on all projects
  • Provide final reports and recommendations to management
  • Maintain and establish a relationship with vendors and suppliers
  • Coordinate and manage vendor activities
  • Evaluate problems and recommend alternative solutions, seeing these through to completion
  • Identify any trends in systems problems to determine causes and then develop strategies and improvements to reduce any future occurrences
  • Ensure the customers’ needs are met and they receive a high quality service
  • What you’ll bring

    First and foremost, you will share the same values we pride ourselves on; the desire to exceed expectations, to work collaboratively, to be accountable and to proactively drive improvement.

  • Bachelors degree within a Computer related subject or equivalent years’ experience
  • Team management experience
  • Experience of the whole System Development Lifecycle
  • Proven commercial knowledge
  • Familiar with Agile Project Management methodologies
  • Experience of Data Governance
  • Extensive experience of SQL, Dimensional Modelling, Business Intelligence Development, and Web Development
  • Awareness / experience of some of the following technologies : Oracle, SQL Server, Hadoop, Impala, Tableau, .NET development
  • Knowledge of Systems and / or Database Security mechanisms (Encryption, Data Loss Prevention, etc.) is beneficial
  • An awareness of GDPR and the impact to system development and the wider business would be beneficial
  • Why work for West...

    At West, we place a lot of value in giving our clients the solutions and support they need to operate efficiently and successfully.

    But that same desire to set our customers up for success applies to our employees as well. Our company culture is focused on inclusivity, innovation and empowerment.

    And our philosophy is simple : positive, successful employees will result in a positive, successful company. We know that choosing a place to build your career isn’t just about the work you do every day.

    To make this vision a reality, we help our employees maximize their potential by providing them with training and career opportunities designed to challenge them and cultivate their professional potential.

    We also acknowledge that perks are also important, and great benefits are vital. By offering a comprehensive benefits package, we are committed to helping our employees and their families address their healthcare needs, maintain a healthy work / life balance, and build a financially secure future.

    Our benefits package is designed to protect our employees’ health, financial security, personal welfare and peace of mind.

    What’s next

    Apply now to join our successful team. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our in-house recruitment team to kick-

    start the recruitment process (preliminary assessments and / or telephone interview). If you are a possible fit, you will be invited to meet with a few key individuals on-

    site in order to help you get a full understanding of the team and the position. Our goal is for you to get to know us as we get to know you.

    At West we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, support it, and build success upon it. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and no part of this advertisement is intended to discriminate on any grounds.

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