Business intelligence leader – a job description

Clients often ask me to help define their job description for a business intelligence (BI) leader, executive, or manager. Here’s what I typically provide:

Our research on Agile BI organizational structures is a good starting point.
Because that report doesn’t include a deep dive into individual job descriptions or salaries, you can refer to some great external resources from TDWI and Robert Half International.

Finally, here’s a description of a senior BI architect/manager/executive that I’ve used in the past. I would love to hear from everyone on what’s missing, what can be added, changed, etc.

Job title:Director/manager/VP of business intelligence

Reports to: Chief operations officer, chief strategy officer, chief information officer, chief financial officer (more popular in the past than the present) or some of the newer titles such as chief customer officer, chief data officer, or chief analytics officer.

Job description: The director/manager/VP of BI has

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Business Intelligence Analyst Job Description


Business intelligence analysts use data to figure out market and business trends for companies to increase profits and efficiency. They may work directly for a company or as a consultant. Business intelligence analysts gather this data through a number of ways, from mining a company’s computer data through software, looking at competitor data and industry trends to help develop a picture of where the company stands in the industry, where they can improve and where they can reduce costs.

Business intelligence analysts spend most of their time analyzing data. Past trends, current conditions, etc. They able to look at large chunks of data and understand trends, and then communicate those trends to the company.


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), management analysts jobs like business intelligence analysts made a median income of $78,160 per year

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The Entrepreneur Job Description | Personal Touch Career Services

Ah, job descriptions: While a critical document for the HR department, sometimes their value is not always appreciated in the day-to-day operations of the company. However, a job description’s value extends way beyond just being a tool to hire new employees. In fact, they can help establish expectations, identify areas of weakness, and give direction to the workday.

Interestingly enough, most entrepreneurs and business owners fail to write a job description for themselves. As a result, they perform their work “on instinct;” in the end, this results in overlooking key functions that can slip out-of-mind.

Many entrepreneurs may be quick to exclaim, “I do everything!” Well, that is not an effective management tool. For a job description to be work, it needs to state in clear terms what the areas of responsibility are and how they shall be performed.

Back some time ago, I created the job description for my

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Company Description Example

Here’s an example using our fictional company called Terra Engineering .
The company description is used to give your reader an understanding of
what it is you do. 

who, what, where, when, how graphciThe Company Description Example Should Distill the Basics of the Business Plan Into One Simple, Clear and Easy to Understand Statement.

Sample Company Description

man writing company description on pad

Terra Engineering is a new company that will provide
high quality technical and environmental engineering services to it’s
clients. Terra Engineering is scheduled to begin operations on July 16,
2005. Terra Engineering will be a partnership, owned and operated by
Norm Johnson and Rupert Smith.

Mr. Johnson and Mr. Smith both have left
their respective jobs in order to specialize in environmental
engineering consulting to small and medium sized businesses.

Mr Johnson’s previous employment was with Randolf and Associates
acting as an environmental engineer. Mr. Smith’s previous employment was
with Barnard and Barry Environmental acting as chief environmental

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Business Intelligence Analyst Job Description, Duties and Jobs


Job Duties and Tasks for:
“Business Intelligence Analyst”

1) Disseminate information regarding tools, reports, or metadata enhancements.

2) Conduct or coordinate tests to ensure that intelligence is consistent with defined needs.


3) Identify or monitor current and potential customers, using business intelligence tools.

4) Synthesize current business intelligence or trend data to support recommendations for action.

5) Maintain or update business intelligence tools, databases, dashboards, systems, or methods.


6) Manage timely flow of business intelligence information to users.

7) Identify and analyze industry or geographic trends with business strategy implications.

8) Provide technical support for existing reports, dashboards, or other tools.

9) Maintain library of model documents, templates, or other reusable knowledge assets.

10) Create or review technical design documentation to ensure the accurate development of reporting solutions.

11) Communicate with customers, competitors, suppliers, professional organizations, or others to stay abreast of industry or business trends.

Is being a “Business

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Job Description of an Entrepreneur

An Entrepreneur is an individual who endeavors to create economic opportunity for them and others by forming a small business or corporate entity. Many top economists consider small business to be the heart of the US economy. Countless numbers of individuals dream of becoming independent entrepreneurs.

In order to make this dream come true, one would look to acquire a particular set of universal business related skills. Obtaining these skills can be a key advantage in making a small business undertaking a success. A bachelor’s degree or higher would be the first step towards achieving the status of entrepreneur, although when forming a business network on one’s own, there is no legal requirement to graduate from a college or university.

That being said the best course of action would be to achieve a level of masters in business administration or similar business related masters depending on the type of field

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BI (Business Intelligence) Developer job description

BI Developer responsibilities include:

  • Designing, developing and maintaining business intelligence solutions
  • Crafting and executing queries upon request for data
  • Presenting information through reports and visualization

bi developer job description

Job brief

We are looking for a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer to create and manage BI and analytics solutions that turn data into knowledge.

In this role, you should have a background in data and business analysis. You should be analytical and an excellent communicator. If you also have a business acumen and problem-solving aptitude, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will enhance our business intelligence system to help us make better decisions.


  • Translate business needs to technical specifications
  • Design, build and deploy BI solutions (e.g. reporting tools)
  • Maintain and support data analytics platforms (e.g. MicroStrategy)
  • Create tools to store data (e.g. OLAP cubes)
  • Conduct unit testing and troubleshooting
  • Evaluate and improve existing BI systems
  • Collaborate with teams to integrate systems
  • Develop and
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