Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Date: 20-Jun-2022

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8EW

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

We are a team of bright, creative, talented people who are looking for a Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst to join our team.  If you are analytically minded, aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo and love all things data then you could be who we are looking for.  The Senior BI Analyst is a key member in our BI leadership team.  The role is business focussed so you will not only get to work on the cutting edge of technology in our new Azure and Power BI stack but you will get to know and understand Greggs ‘under the covers’.

This is a permanent, full time position based at Greggs House / Innovate House in Newcastle upon Tyne.


Competitive salary dependent on experience

Work Pattern

Our usual working hours are Monday- Friday, however due to the nature of our business and the supporting service there is a requirement that the role covers rota weekend standby cover.  Also due to the nature of delivery to the business we may require you to be flexible. 

What you'll do

Reporting to the BI Manager the role will be responsible for delivering and supporting insights from the new Power BI toolset.  Championing the BI strategy throughout Greggs and striving for a quality service delivery.  

As Senior BI Analyst you’ll lead, develop and mentor a team of BI Analysts to deliver best in class BI solutions. You’ll design and deliver training sessions across the business to support the effective role out of Power BI.  

Working closely with business leaders, you’ll analyse the business insights needs and turn them into a powerful story told through engaging visuals in Power BI. 

You’ll design and lead business and technical workshops to drive out insight requirements and translate business requirements to technical designs including data modelling solutions, working closely with the data platform engineers, testers, architects and MDM. 

You’ll work closely with the testing team to manage the processes around SIT and UAT, resolving any defects identified.  

You’ll keep abreast of insight trends in our market, future BI trends and technology changes (such as Power BI roadmaps), feeding in to the wider Greggs BI roadmap. 

About you

You’ll fit right into Greggs as a Senior BI Analyst if:

  • You have experience working with Power BI and other visualisation tools.
  • You have experience of designing conceptual and logical data models.
  • You know what you’re talking about when it comes to DAX calculations.
  • You’re Microsoft certified.
  • You have advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • You have the ability to take business customer requirements, understand them and turn them into a powerful story told through engaging visuals in Power BI.
  • You’re confident communicating with stakeholders of all levels including the ability to advise, train and support our business customers where necessary.
  • You’re experience in Microsoft Azure DevOps and Agile Development Methodologies (don’t worry if you’re not though!)
  • You are supportive of an inclusive culture – recognising and valuing that difference is good.
  • You’re ready to work alongside some great people and have lots of fun on your Greggs journey!

What we can offer

  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 5 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will be invited to participate in our Management Bonus Scheme which is worth up to 12.5% of your salary, subject to the Company meeting certain performance criteria.
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
  • The Management Pension Scheme is supported by a free life assurance scheme.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump-sum payment equal to 4 times your year’s salary


Other benefits include

  • Private Medical Insurance which is free for you and subsidised for your dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance which is a replacement income scheme
  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

About Greggs

Here at Greggs, we love what we do and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us!   We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views. We recognise the importance of having diverse teams and the positive impact this can have and we actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.

Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way, we know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job. Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing, with your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.