Performance Data Technician/ Analyst: Apprentice
Are you just starting your journey into the world or work, or looking for a change in career? Are you keen to join a progressive organisation that can help you in reaching your full potential?
At Lincolnshire County Council we pride ourselves on the range of potential career paths we have available and the support that we offer to ensure that our employees can develop and achieve their goals. This is particularly true for our Apprentices, who play key roles across all areas of the Council.
We are currently seeking applications from individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in Business Intelligence and Performance. Think that data is boring? This is probably not the role for you, but think again; this is a fast-growing area and one that drives all areas of our business to ensure we are successful in achieving our ambitious plans.
About the role:
If you are interested in developing the relevant knowledge, skills and experience in data analysis and completing the Level 3 apprenticeship, in line with the national Data Analyst Apprenticeship Standard, this is the ideal opportunity for you.
You will have an opportunity to assist and actively develop solutions to fulfil the reporting needs of the organisation. Key duties will include:
- Creating performance reports and undertake analysis of the data relevant to the postholder’s area of responsibility;
- Contributing to the implementation of policies, procedures and plans for improving data quality; and
- Contributing to the delivery of programmes, projects and initiatives related to Business Intelligence.
To undertake this role you will:
- Hold 5 GCSE's including English Language and Maths grades 5 or above (or equivalent)
- Have a good practical knowledge of IT packages, namely Microsoft Word and Excel and an enthusiasm to further develop your technical IT skills;
- Have good attention to detail and an ability to produce accurate work;
- Be a strong communicator; and
- Be able to solve problems
Above all else, you will be an effective team player, with a strong work ethic and a desire to learn new skills.
What we can offer:
You will join a supportive team that will provide all the guidance, training and opportunities to enable you to develop skills throughout your apprenticeship. You will receive a competitive salary, together with a range of benefits, including generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme.
If you'd like to join us, then we'd love to receive your application. Please read all the supporting documents, paying attention to the skills we are looking for, to ensure that you are giving the very best account of yourself.
If you'd like to know more, please contact Amanda O'Connor via email in the first instance (Amanda.email@example.com).
The selection process will take place virtually, via Microsoft Team on the 1st April.
At the current time during the Coronavirus restrictions, all our employees are working from home if they are able to do so to support the health and safety of all of our colleagues. We are embracing new ways of working and we are anticipating that remote working will continue to be a key feature of this role. You will be given a nominated contractual work base and once current restrictions are lifted you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary.
Our technology platform and equipment is very good enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have in place good connectivity and we will discuss during the recruitment process if support with this is needed.
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.