Database Manager

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Posted On: Wednesday, 08 January 2014
Department Data
Shift 9am - 5.30pm
Location Knutsford
Job Description:

Database Manager

The Marketing Innovation Group works with client businesses to enhance customer value. Our primary focus is developing solutions and programmes of activity that result in creating more profitable customers.

Purpose of Role

  • You will provide design, testing and implementation of end-to-end database solutions to provide key customer insights which will be used to drive segmented customer communication. This will require data architecture, mining and processing skills.
  • You will work closely with internal, external and client teams to define and specify client and system requirements.
  • You will manage a data developer and have prime responsibility for building and developing a team of data developers and data administrators.
  • You will provide consultancy services to client and internal teams related to enhancing and improving data solutions and customer insight.
  • You will work closely with the Customer Insight team to provide comprehensive and high quality data analytics including customer dashboards.
  • You will provide comprehensive documentation related to database solutions provided either to clients or internally.

Key responsibilities
  • Operate as a senior manager within the business reporting to the Solutions Director
  • Assist the Solutions Director in the compilation of client proposals
  • Improve the effectiveness of the database tools, technology and services
  • Provide weekly status and progress reports to senior management
  • Manage and monitor data transfer, data hosting procedures and processes
  • Manage and monitor database performance, data hosting, back-up and data security
  • Ensure all the data complies with legal regulations and all data is protected and backed-up
  • Working with the insight team, specify, build, test and implement databases to provide clients with customer insight
  • Undertake troubleshooting activities as and when required to support client activity
  • Liaise with clients in face to face meetings providing insightful consultancy and when required
  • Develop the data development, database admin team and the data technologies used by the business.

  • Ideally educated to degree level in an I.T. related subject
  • SQL & MySQL knowledge, numeracy and analytical skills
  • Experience of working with very large datasets in a LAMP stack environment
  • The ability to interpret from non-technical to technical and vice versa
  • Experience of requirements gathering and effective project management
  • Working knowledge of PHP
  • An analytical approach with excellent communication skills both written and oral.

If you are interested in applying for this position please email Catherine Owens with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the role.

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The Marketing Innovation Group Ltd.
PO Box 427, Knutsford,WA16 1EH
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