Job Details

  • Reference No.SC/1587
  • DepartmentCentral IT - BICT
  • Hours per Week37.5
  • LocationSlough
  • Grade8
  • Reporting toHead of Business Intelligence and Application Development
  • Closing Date29/01/2018 12:00 am
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Dashboard Analyst – Slough BSC

Providing access, understanding and usage of our BI data to make faster business decisions is central to Bidfood’s IT Strategy and 5 year roadmap.

In order to ensure that Bidfood makes best use of our information the BI team includes people with both technical and business backgrounds and works with all areas of the business to identify, develop and implement tailored solutions.

The team report directly into the IT Director but have a remit that covers many areas of the business, regularly involved in major projects to support front line value adding opportunities.

The Dashboard Analyst is responsible for analysing requirements from the business and then creating appropriate dashboards using Qlikview.

Working with business areas the Dashboard Analyst will define and scope business requirements whilst adhering to business intelligence guidelines. The Dashboard Analyst will then work with the other members of the team to identify required data and ultimately produce the required dashboard.

S/he will have a combination of business analyst skills and experience in dashboard creation in Qlikview. Strong interpersonal skills, and an excellent appreciation of business intelligence is a distinct advantage.

To be successful, you will need to have:

  • Proven experience of Qlikview and Nprinting.
  • Experience of MSSQL and MS SSRS.
  • Strong appreciate of Business Intelligence.
  • Appreciation of good dashboard design.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Good stakeholder management and organisation skills.
  • Good listening skills to understand and challenge requirements to ensure business needs are fully met and the right data is used.
  • Broad business understanding to ensure data and metrics are created to meet the actual business need rather than the first expressed request.
  • A flexible approach – be able to change priorities of work depending on business needs.
  • Strong problem solving skills with a pragmatic approach to achieving goals.
  • Working knowledge & understanding of different types of BI opportunities & impact of them on the business.
  • Ability to work with business and technical users.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as necessary.


Pension, 25 days holiday pa, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts.


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at any Bidfood depot, or send your CV, including the reference SC/1587 to: (Barney Smith, Head of BI and Application development, Business Support Centre, 814 Leigh Road, Slough Trading Estate, Slough, SL1 4BD) or email

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