LEROY MERLIN, more than 400 home improvement stores in 13 countries

Business Information (BI) Analyst




Business Information (BI) Analyst

Do you want to grow in an environment where empowerment, innovation, sharing, and teamwork are keys to shared success? Are you curious and passionate? Do you like people?

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Leroy Merlin is a division of the Adeo Group, based in France, which has over 90000 employees across 13 countries.  Leroy Merlin is the leading retailer in the DIY and home improvement sector in France, Italy, Spain….  Leroy Merlin is a company with strong core values putting each individual at the heart of its priorities. In the interest of helping employees play an active part in the life and growth of the company, Leroy Merlin believes in the philosophy of sharing – sharing knowledge, power, value and profits.


Leroy Merlin is starting a new Business Unit in South Africa. A new country, new adventure and new opportunities…With the sole ambition of being homeowners’ partner in Home Improvement.  Leroy Merlin will endeavour to respond to customer needs through innovative products.  


In order to support the launch of this new company, we are looking for a Business Information Analyst to assist our Marketing Department  based in Johannesburg.


Purpose of the role


Responsible for the organisations Business Information (BI) Environment by using (BI) technologies to process, analyse, report on and track business information at operational levels.


Main responsibilities:


  • Take responsibility for the business data environment of the organisation.
  • Develop, maintain (update & obtain sign-off),and manage the data requirements of clients through consultation processes.
  • Identify potential data sources through defining the data requirements and hypotheses, searching the general data environment and establishing partnerships and/or agreements with data custodians.
  • Review and normalise each set of data received from different sources through verifying the reliability, consistency and accuracy of the data in terms of data infrastructure standards.
  • Integrate data from different sources through creating an integrated data framework, establishing relationships between data and identifying potential data conflicts or duplications.
  • Design, develop, manage and support databases required for BI/GIS reporting implies being responsible for the overall management of the data function and resources to ensure an accessible Business Intelligence Dashboard for the organization.
  • Develop, maintain and manage the data dictionary.
  • Ensure that the security and integrity of the database is maintained at all times – which includes the enforcing dashboard data standards and database conditions.
  • Ensure data consistency.
  • Ensure that backups of the database are done, back-up facilities and be in a position to restore a most recent backup at any point in time (in test or by disaster recovery) by backward recovery or re-run etc.
  • Data analysis and interpretation


The successful candidate should have the following skills, experience and attributes:


  • At least a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, or related disciplines.
  • 3 - 5 years of current experience designing, implementing, and maintaining databases and applications in a relational environment, along with experience in data visualisation, data analysis and working with large quantities of data.
  • Retail, Marketing environment exposure advantageous.
  • At ease with figures and market trends and analytics, able to get results and put in place an action plan.
  • Good presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, able to influence and adapt to different stakeholders, internally and externally.
  • Energetic, creative, thinking-out-of-the-box.



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