Job Description

Are you looking for a dynamic opportunity?  Do you dream of leading and growing with a company that is committed to being on the cutting edge of technology?  Then look no further; Art Van Furniture, the Mid-West’s largest Furniture and Mattress retailer, is seeking a Director of BI & Analytics Platform Lead in the Information Systems department. 

You may be asking yourself, what competencies would we be looking for in a Director of BI & Analytics Platform Lead?  Well, we are glad you asked!  In this position, directly reporting to the Chief Information Officer, you will work closely with key departments to define data and analytics, develop and provide overall management for the delivery of BI & Analytics projects, budgets, staffing and talent management, and manages the relationships with partners in a heavily outsourced IT environment.  

  • Ability to engage in innovative, insightful, and practical ideas, with swift implementation.
  • Responsible for overall architectural, strategic direction and day to day operation to meet key business needs with defined SLA’s, and commitments.
  • Determine where financial and human capital resources are best utilized and allocated to maintain efficiency and operational excellence.
  • Ensure BI/Analytics solutions and processes are designed, planed and developed consistently to meet the needs of the business and adhere to defined technology standards and follow the IT strategic direction and goal of standardization.

Skills / Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experiences: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • 10- 15 years of experience of IT and business industry work experience, with at least 5 years of leadership experience in managing multiple, large, cross-functional teams or projects.
  • Results and Process Orientated, exceeds goals successfully while pushing others for results. Strong familiarity with ITIL process model and drives change through process design and implementation.
  • Vendor Management skills to develop relationships, define processes, develop metrics and measure value to hold partnerships accountable for results. Must be able to lead external team members (primarily off shore).
  • Develops direct reports, has a team orientated mind set and maintains impeccable peer relationships while encouraging collaboration and is effective at owning a process that spans all stakeholders.
  • Extensive understanding of project management principles, methods and techniques.
  • Outstanding analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously, exercise good judgment and be flexible in response to change. Able to prioritize and set gals and milestones.
  • Understands all components of IT infrastructure and effectively communicates complex and technical issues to a diverse audience with clarity and conciseness.
  • Proficient in Microsoft technology stack including (but not limited to) Power BI, data modeling and design, SQL, Azure, and other similar tools.

Art Van offers a competitive salary combined with an excellent benefits package.  Interested applicants can apply on-line on our website at jobs.artvan.com.  Learn more about Art Van by viewing our company video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zbH9Ynfp0Q&feature=youtu.be

 

Application Instructions

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