Business Insight & Intelligence Manager

£51,945 - £55,199
02 Nov 2021
13 Dec 2021
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About us:

Things are happening and changing at pace here at Sandwell Children’s Trust. There’s lots going on, we have a great story to tell and we’re eager to make the most of the momentum we’ve achieved.

Covering the 6 towns of Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury and West Bromwich, we’re smaller than our surrounding neighbours, but big enough to make a difference to the lives of the children, young people and families we support, as well as your career.

Keen to build on the close knit, family feel that our colleagues really embrace, we’re already revising our improvement plan and investing in additional resources to create manageable workloads, with an emphasis on working together in a supportive team environment.

Our vision and purpose are clear, supported by well-defined structures, led by a strong and committed management and leadership team that is connected, listens, cares and acts…now all we need is for you to find your new home in Sandwell.

We’ve created a platform to build an exceptional ‘offer’ to everyone that joins us, something that can grow as we mature, something that we can enhance to meet the changing demands of social care and most importantly…something we can all be proud of and make us feel right at home. This has manifested itself in the ‘12 reasons to work in Sandwell Children’s Trust’. It’s a dynamic strategy, with a flexible framework that enables us to think about the way we recognise, reward and support you. Just visit our website and search under benefits to see the full facts.

We’re passionate about improving the lives and outcomes of children, young people and families through robust multi-agency interventions. In addition to excellent career progression opportunities, with a clear and supported development path, we also offer agile working, with flexible and family friendly policies, that have a work/life balance at their core, plus lots, lots more…as you can see below.

Sandwell Children’s Trust are recruiting for an Business Insight & Intelligence Manager to be responsible at a Trust-wide, regional and national level to develop strategies and priorities of the Trust through engagement, consultation and negotiation with all stakeholders, using highly developed skills of influence.

As the Business Insight & Intelligence Manager working in the Trust you will: 

  • Support the Trust’s Executive Management Team in formulating the strategic policy, direction and performance of services
  • To produce and present accurate detailed and complex reports, articles and briefings both verbally and in writing on matters relating to the services within Practice, Quality and Partnerships
  • Devise and implement creative and innovative solutions to a wide range of challenges.
  • Support the Director of Practice, Quality and Partnerships in the motivational leadership of teams ensuring clarity of direction, effective communication and development of employee’s full potential

About you:

  • You will have a detailed understanding of relevant legislation and underlying concepts and principles of the specialist area
  • Highly developed time management skills that will ensure the compliance to demanding and challenging timescales
  • Have an understanding of legislative framework and governance arrangements applicable to Local Government
  • Highly developed research and analytical skills
  • Be flexible and willing to work with changing and conflicting demands

Further information

The role is flexible.

  • Balance your life and work with our family friendly policies
  • Flexible working patterns that suit you
  • Great technology to keep you connected
  • Join a truly agile workforce
  • It’s rewarding.

  • Competitive salary with excellent benefits package
  • Up to £6500 relocation package
  • £1500 refer a friend scheme
  • And we’ll support you.

  • 15 days per year professional development
  • High quality induction and appraisals
  • Investment in reflective group supervision and supportive individual supervision
  • Comprehensive training offer, including subscriptions to Community Care Inform (CCI) and Research in Practice (RiP)
  • Nationally recognised Trauma informed Practice (TiP) training with Dr Karen Triesman
  • Cultural Sensitivity sessions with Dr Prospera Tedam
  • Clear and supported career progression
  • We ‘grow our own’ here in Sandwell
  • Leadership that truly knows the organisation… and cares about you
  • So, if you think your future could lie in Sandwell, then we’d love to hear from you.

    If you would like further information on this position, please email

    To apply, please click apply and complete the online application form no later than midnight 13th December 2021.

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