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Mantra Learning
April 18, 2024
May 18, 2024
Mantra learning, Greater manchester, United Kingdom
Job Type
£26,000 - £40,000
Weekly Hours
Working Days
Monday - Friday
Training Avaliable


We are Mantra Learningthe UK’s leading Logistics learning and development organisation. Mantra has supported the skills needs of the logistics sector for over 54 years and is an Ofsted rated grade 2 independent training provider. The Manchester site is well established as the largest specialist logistics training facility in the UK.

Our organisation provides training for people at all levels, from supporting individuals to gain work to developing senior managers. We also strive to improve learners’ life prosects by offering programmes such as mental health and wellbeing, digital skills, English and Maths.

Through our three key brands of Mantra, Job Gym and The National Logistics Academy and utilising several different types of government funding that we have successfully secured, we help thousands of learners each year to gain new skills. This creates a talent pipeline that supports the long-term growth of industry, while also enhancing career prospects and the progression opportunities for our learners.

We work with some of the biggest brands in the country, including Aldi, Wincanton, and AO, delivering approximately 500 Apprenticeships, over 2500 Large Goods Vehicle licences and 1,100 Forklift Truck licences each year. The organisation is dedicated to deliver interventions that develop the ‘Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors to enable learners to thrive in life and work’.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Intelligence Developer. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your own skills within a growing organisation. This position is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours a week based in Middleton, Greater Manchester, with the option for hybrid working.

The Role

The Business Intelligence Developer will be instrumental in supporting the development of business intelligence within our UK-based independent training providers. This role involves interpreting complex data and translating it into actionable insights to drive strategic decisions and improvements across the organization.

Reporting to the Digital Development Manager, your duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Data analysis and reporting
    •  Analyse data sets from multiple sources.
    • Prepare and deliver regular reports, where appropriate using BI tools.
    • Develop interactive dashboards with business/user requirements.
  • Business Intelligence Tool Expertise
    • Create and maintain reports using BI tools.
    • Implement new visualization methods.
  • Stakeholder Communication
    • Convey complex data insights simply.
    • Develop and review user satisfaction metrics and surveys, supporting stakeholder confidence and adaption.
  • Data Quality and Integrity
    • Conduct data validation and cleaning.
    • Ensure ongoing data integrity.
  • Strategic Planning and Advisor
    • Assist in strategic planning.
    • Provide data-driven advice for planning.
    • Measure and analyse performance data.
    • Recommend optimisation strategies.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
    • Contribute to team meetings and brainstorming sessions.
    • Collaborate on cross-departmental projects.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience (Essential)

  • Degree-level qualification in Management Information Systems (MIS), Statistics, or relevant industry experience.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and visualisation.
  • Experience with programming languages, especially SQL, DAX, and M QUERY.
  • Strong understanding of data handling and database structures.
  • Excellent organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to interpret complex data effectively for organisational use.
  • Effective prioritisation skills, adaptable to changing plans.
  • Strong evaluation and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Proficiency in IT with a solid business acumen.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and constraints.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience (Desired)

  • Knowledge of project management and PM methodologies.
  • Experience in app development and maintenance.
  • Familiarity with MIS systems (e.g., Maytas, PICS).
  • Experience in government and commercially funded training sectors.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience as an MIS analyst in a related industry.
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • App/ PowerApps development

Mantra Learning Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex and sexual orientation.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all leaners and expects all staff to share this commitment. We also prioritise the safeguarding and welfare of all staff.

The successful applicant will be required to agree to all necessary checks such as providing sufficient employment references and providing proof of the right to work in the UK. A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be carried out for all successful applicants.

Please apply today if you think this is the opportunity for you! Please email your CV and cover letter to


Companywide performance bonus
23days holidays plus bank holidays
Fully funded training and development opportunities
Free parking
24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
Pension scheme
Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability initiatives
Subsidised on-site café
Subsidised team social events

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