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Senior Business Intelligence Manager

Role: Senior Business Intelligence Manager
Grade: Assistant Principal
Salary: €66k (non negotiable - unless you are a serving civil servant)

The Mental Health Commission is an independent statutory body established in April 2002 under the provisions of the Mental Health Act 2001 (“the Act”). The principal functions of the Commission, as specified in the Act, are to promote, encourage and foster the establishment and maintenance of high standards and good practices in the delivery of mental health services and to take all reasonable steps to protect the interests of persons detained in approved centres. The Commission is also empowered to undertake such activities, as it deems appropriate to foster and promote these standards and practices.

The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (“2015 Act”) provides for the establishment of the Decision Support Service (“DSS”) within the Mental Health Commission (“MHC”) as part of a new legal framework that reforms the law in relation to the treatment of people who require or who may shortly require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity. The DSS forms a key part of the new legal framework for both the provision of information and the regulation of the diverse forms of assisted decision-making arrangements.

The Commission is seeking a Senior Business Intelligence Manager to harness data to make informed business development decisions and to inform regulatory plans. The Senior Business Intelligence Manager will provide business intelligence, data visualisation and analytics to help support the delivery of the Commission’s strategic plan. They will create processes and systems that enable internal stakeholders to make better business decisions with data. They will be comfortable manipulating and analysing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources. This role will report to the Director of Regulation within the MHC.


The role involves the following key responsibilities and duties:
• Providing analysis and development of systems to support MHC’s regulatory strategy and to inform accurate and proportionate regulatory plans, activity reports and other published reports.
• Contributing to the implementation and integration of the MHC’s information management system (CIS).
• Working with key stakeholders to develop reporting systems using CIS.
• Implementing and reviewing workflow and capacity systems to measure workload and performance against set KPIs, providing a suite of assurance tools and measures focused on time, cost, quality, and business plan and strategy.
• Establishing and enhancing business performance and planning which contributes to the achievement of the Commission’s business plan and strategy.
• Gathering and interpreting activity information taking place in the Commission to improve efficiency.
• Representing the interests of the Commission when working collaboratively with stakeholders.
• Compiling and presenting information on complex activity which is clear and accessible.
• Attending and contributing to all relevant meetings as appropriate to the role.
• Undertaking other duties and responsibilities as may be determined by the Director of Regulation to support the implementation of the Commission’s business plan.


The Senior Business Intelligence Manager must have a track record of delivering in the following key areas of responsibility:
• Demonstrate excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
• Demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills.
• Promoting a culture of teamwork through building effective relationships.
• Ability to identify issues of concern and problem solve.
• Ensuring that deadlines are met through the effective use of time management.
• The ability to work with multi-disciplinary team members and stakeholders to facilitate high performance, developing and achieving clear and realistic objectives.
This list is not exhaustive but serves to reflect the nature of the duties included in the role. Given the nature of the organisation and the need to respond to change on an ongoing basis, the role is subject to change over time.


In addition to the person specification, the ideal candidate must possess, by the closing date, the following:
• Degree qualification.
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
• Proven experience in providing business insights from the analysis of complex data.
• Project Management experience.


• An awareness of the legislative framework the Mental Health Commission works within.
• Knowledge on data protection, governance, and IP.
• Strong understanding of statistical method and their real-world applications.
• Applied knowledge of several data technologies, practices, and analytical approaches, including Data Preparation for statistical and analytical purposes (SQL or equivalent).
• A track record of delivering projects within a complex organisation.


At the closing date, applications must be able to demonstrate that they possess the skills/competencies identified as being important to the role. These are:
• Leadership
• Analysis and Decision Making
• Management and Delivery of Results
• Interpersonal and Communication Skills
• Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development
• Drive and Commitment to Public Service Values


The Senior Business Intelligence Manager is accountable to the Chief Executive of the Mental Health Commission and reports to the Director of Regulation.

Please forward your CV and Cover Letter to Lex Consultancy for consideration.

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