BI Developer (Power BI)

Cardiff, UK

As a crucial part of the Alcumus BI Team, you will play a critical role in the design, development and maintenance of our global BI visualisation platform to enable the business to consume information and insight on demand.

The role is a critical component of our wider initiative to leverage the power of our data effectively on a global scale as we grow our business.

What that means day to day

What you’ll need to be successful

  • Provide engaging, insightful and innovative dashboard and report design to allow action to be driven from insight.
  • Design & delivery of first-class BI reporting solutions to meet customer requirements, through requirements gathering, solution design, testing and iterative development.
  • Own the Power BI delivery and continual development of our suite of BI applications, evolving to meet the needs of our business.
  • Maintain and evolve the BI suite for optimal performance working closely with Data Engineers to develop data warehouse solutions to meet the customer requirements.
  • Troubleshooting of issues, resolving, and communicating in an efficient and effective fashion.
  • Provide support and expertise to our client on the optimal use of Power BI.
  • Promote the wider use of data and analytics across the business in line with the vision and values of the BI Team. 
  • Provision of progress reporting and updates across the business through appropriate meetings around BAU and projects.
  • Providing support to other projects as required and working together with the wider BI Team and other areas of the business.
  • Continually and proactively identify and deliver improvements in the reporting and visualisation process.


  • Significant MS Power BI Development Experience (inc. DAX)
  • Excellent Data Visualisation skills.
  • Experience of data modelling and understanding of data warehousing
  • Experience of AGILE working 
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes.
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management 


What you’ll get in return

  • MS Power BI Experience.
  • Knowledge / Experience of SQL.

FOR THE HERE AND NOW – We provide a mature and flexible ‘work your way’ culture, generous holiday allowance, a ‘giving day’ to give back to others, enhanced family friendly leave (regardless of gender), an employee assistance programme, 24-hour online GP, gym discounts, cover for a variety of healthcare, dental, optical and wellbeing treatments/services, a cycle to work scheme and paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell.

FOR FUN – You spend a significant percentage of your time with your colleagues (and what a great bunch of people they are!) and it’s important to us that everyone contributes to an environment that is positive and full of laughs. We’ve always got something going on, from charity events and competitions to recognition events and awards and we encourage our teams to get involved and have fun along the way.

FOR THE FUTURE – To set you up for later on in life, we provide an enhanced pension scheme with generous employer contributions and a life assurance policy for peace of mind. We offer a plethora of development resources and support, including access to LinkedIn learning to support you as you develop your career with us. Last year alone we filled nearly 30% of our roles with internal candidates (which equates to almost 50 people being promoted!) 

Sound interesting so far?

What you can expect if you apply:

  • A response to your application within 15 working days
  • An interview process consisting of:
  • An initial discovery call with the recruiter
  • A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams 
  • Additional interview (likely face to face) with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role

We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.


  • Reporting To: Head of Data
  • Employment Type: full_time