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15 May 2017

Solutions Developer Job in Kenya - Save the Children

Working with members of the global IT team, the role holder will be responsible for building, implementing and supporting Business Intelligence (BI) solutions within the organisation.

This role will partner with business stakeholders in order to understand their analytic requirements,
and implement and maintain BI solutions to meet these needs, utilizing best practices.

The role requires experience in adapting existing solutions as well as creating new solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide the organisation with accurate and timely BI solutions based on requirements gathered through business partnering activities
  • Maintain and support existing BI solutions
  • Proactively source new and innovative solutions that provide clear business value and construct ‘proof of concepts’ to demonstrate the new solutions
  • Proactively identify any technical project risks/issues related to BI
  • Estimate and deliver BI project tasks to agreed prioritisation and timeframes
  • Support the IT Service Delivery team with the BI reporting environment
  • Assist management in designing, agreeing, implementing and managing changes to the BI environment
  • Maintain accurate technical documentation

Qualifications 

  • Computing degree – BSc, BIT or equivalent qualification with minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Experience of working with SQL Server databases, including creating & modifying T-SQL scripts, stored procedures, functions, triggers, writing ad-hoc queries and dynamic SQL
  • Experience of working closely with non-technical staff, demonstrating an ability to translate and negotiate non-technical requirements into a detailed technical specification
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with a proven ability to explain complex technical ideas and problems clearly to non-experts
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and strong problem solving skills
  • Cultural awareness and experience of delivering solutions internationally
  • Keen to learn new technologies, especially in BI
  • Experience of working with Microsoft’s BI technology stack SSIS, SSRS and/or SSAS (tabular and multidimensional models)
  • Experience working with BI presentation tools (e.g. Excel, Power Pivot, Power View and Power BI)
  • Experience working with BI reporting in SharePoint
  • Experience working with finance systems
  • Non-profit sector knowledge/experience
  • Experience of working within an agile project delivery environment and with offshore project team members
  • Experience working with JIRA

How to Apply
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Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Friday 26 May 2017
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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