Business Intelligence Developer

Elliotts is a family-owned builders merchant that’s been helping the south build since 1842. We’re in the business of doing great work with great people. Become part of our incredible team!

As a BI developer at Elliotts you will join a small team of individuals in our Business Systems team, reporting to the Business Analytics Specialist who will support you with training and guidance as needed, you will primarily work cross functionally with other departments (such as Finance, Marketing, Branch Managers) to provide data, insights and tools to support ongoing commercial projects and business as usual trading. 

Secondary to the core BI responsibilities of the role you will also have the opportunity to get involved with many other areas of the business such as ecommerce, software development (internal business tools) and business process improvement depending on your own abilities and interests.



You may be a smart and driven self-starter looking for a fresh challenge who lacks the experience on paper to apply for some more traditional roles. Or, you may have experience in similar roles and are looking for a new environment in which to grow your skills.


Technical skills 

Willingness and ability to learn are as important as current skill level however you must have some relevant experience or be able to demonstrate your capability in some of these areas:

  • SSIS / extracting, transforming, loading data 
  • SQL query writing
  • Microsoft Excel – formulas, pivots etc
  • Experience developing with BI tools such as Qlik Sense, PowerBI, Tableau etc (Qlik Sense preferred)
  • Data visualisation best practices
  • Any advanced analytical skills, such as statistical knowledge / ML may be useful
  • Any other skills you can bring to the role which you think may be beneficial


Soft Skills

Ability to work effectively in a small team, supporting more than one person

Good critical thinking and analytical skills

Self-organised and attentive to detail 

Ability to self-teach and independently strives to pick up new skills

Usually responds within three days

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks of the job

Working for a sixth-generation success story isn’t enough?! Sure, there’s more to it than working for an award-winning family-owned business.
As well as competitive pay and some friendly colleagues to hang out with, you’ll enjoy some first-rate benefits, including:

  • Unlimited training

    There’s no cap on how much we’ll invest in your career. Join Elliotts and you’ll take ownership of your own development, with endless opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

  • Profit Share

    We run this business together, so when we do well, so do you!

  • Employee Assistance

    All staff have free access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme.
    It’s confidential and designed to help you and your family cope with everyday issues before they become a big problem.

  • Generous pension contribution

    We contribute 5.5% of salary to your workplace pension. That’s 2.5% higher than the government minimum.

What's it like at Elliotts?

One word comes up all the time. Friendly.

We’re not big on bureaucracy. But we ace ambition.

And when you need help, you’ll have some of the brightest, friendliest people at hand. 

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