Graduate HR Data Analyst

Coventry, One Friargate
£22183 - £27741
12 Nov 2020
10 Dec 2020
Job Ref
Resourcing Team
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Coventry City Council's HR Digital Transformation Team is a small, busy, vibrant and innovative service responsible for delivering key enabling digital services for Human Resources.  Our People Plan 2020-22 sets out our ambitions as a HR service that will inspire others, drive and secure opportunities to improve and transform the services we offer to the citizens of Coventry.

Our role within this is to lead the development of digital service delivery for HR across the Council and for our external customers. This includes systems and data, and in particular the use of workforce data to enable strategic and operational decision making.  Some of our key priorities for the year are to design and implement a HR data warehouse; and to migrate our operational reporting services to new tools and roll these out across our range of user groups.

As well as delivering projects, we undertake a range of system administration activities for a number of HR systems, including e-Learning, Health & Safety, Occupational Health & Wellbeing and our Management Information databases.

If you think digital, HR and local government may be a bit old school, think again.  Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, and as a service we work closely with our corporate ICT & Digital team who are currently working on programmes of activity which include 5G, ChatBots, Process Automation, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. 

What is the job role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate HR Data Analyst for a 12 month period.  The role is pivotal to the development and implementation of the HR data warehouse and analytics provision in particular. 

The key activities involve specifying, developing, testing, and implementing data models, tables and feeds, and designing and implementing new reports, analyses and analytics. 

Supporting our users during project rollouts is key, and you will be designing user guidance notes as well as technical documentation using a range of methods and media, and supporting the rollout of the warehouse and reporting tools across the Council and our external customers.  You will also liaise with ICT and software providers throughout the projects.

Who are we looking for?

You will have an understanding of database design, the concepts of data warehousing, as well as an understanding of the ICT service lifecycle, including change management and release management.

You must have good knowledge and experience of using database and reporting technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server, PowerBI and Excel.

We are looking for someone who has an appreciation of what a HR service does and the services it provides.

Your verbal and written communication skills are essential for working with project teams, providing guidance and support to users and liaising with suppliers.

You need to be a good organiser and a team player to deliver a wide range of tasks on time.  Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy is key.

You will be keen to develop your career in the areas of data, reporting and integration.

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

All attachments for the job can be found here



Introduction to Coventry City Council

Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!
There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Outstanding local government pension scheme
  • Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
  • Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
  • Vibrant employee networks 

For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled Coventry CC Application process.

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