Data Analyst

Do you have the analytical or technical skills to turn data into meaningful information?

If you would like to be our next Data Analyst and an integral part of a newly formed Corporate Performance team that has built an excellent reputation for quality reporting and trusted advice, we would really like to see what you have to offer.

Director Area
Commercial
Job Category
ICT
Service Area
Corporate Performance
Job Location(s)
Lincoln
Grade
G5: 20,903 - 23,541, G6: 23,541 - 25,991
Salary
20,903 - 25,991
Sponsorship
No
Postcode
LN1 1YL
Relocation Expenses
No
Politically Restricted Post
No
Interviews
11/02/2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Appointment Type
Full-time
Hours per week
37
Closing Date
31/01/2021
Job Reference
11766

Performance teams from across the council are being brought together to form a central reporting hub to provide high quality data and intelligence from a diverse range of data sets using a variety of software. The team is still developing as the council establishes it vision to form a centralised Performance Team, which provides a perfect opportunity to be a part of the journey from the start.

We are looking to recruit a Data Analyst (internally we call it a Performance Support Officer) with good communication skills and an eye for detail on a 12 month temporary contract.  This post requires a high degree of computer competency, in particular advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and a clear understanding of database design. Training is provided in the use of Power BI with the potential to develop your technical skills further in areas such as Business Objects, Microsoft Access, VBA, SQL and SSIS amongst other software packages.  This Data Analyst post would suit a competent IT user with strong numerical and analytical skills. 

The Corporate Performance team is part of the Corporate Transformation, Programmes and Performance team; the key roles we perform are the collection, manipulation and validation of data, which we turn into meaningful information to be used across the wider council and partner organisations, as well as to fulfil our statutory duties.  We offer a great opportunity to make the most of your keen skills in problem solving and ability to recognise anomalies, and a chance to express your creativity and innovation through your analysis, making sense of a wide range of varied data and telling the important stories behind the figures.

The council prides itself on developing its staff to their full potential through the provision of targeted training and support. We are looking to combine the skills, knowledge and incredible work ethic displayed across the council into a central team to drive excellence and define performance as we shape the future for all Lincolnshire residents.

Be part of better; if you would like to be our next Data Analyst and an integral part of a team that has built an excellent reputation for quality reporting and trusted advice, we would really like to see what you have to offer, please read through the full job description to help you to make the best possible impression in your application, before clicking apply!

In light of current events, Lincolnshire County Council have asked that all staff who are able to work from home to do so. Our usual location is at County Offices, Lincoln and transitioning back to the office environment is to be explored at a later date. IT equipment with be provided to create an appropriate working from home environment and remote working policies will be followed.

We are offering a competitive salary of £20,903 - £25,991, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

For an informal discussion about the Data Analyst post please contact Laura Hartley on 01522 554901 or Stewart Whitworth on 07500 992142 alternatively please email.

 Laura.Hartley@lincolnshire.gov.uk or Stewart.Whitworth@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 31st January 2021.

The selection process will take place virtually on the 11th and 12th February 2021. In addition to attending a virtual interview successful candidates will also be required to complete an on-line test to assess their suitability for the role.

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

 

 

 

Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check

 

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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