Senior Data Analyst

Solihull Council House and various locations around the Borough
£37,890 to £43,857 per annum. Incremental progression is subject to performance.
26 Mar 2021
12 Apr 2021
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Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

37.0 Hours per Week

18 months fixed term contract

Do you enjoy working with data and producing intelligence products to support the understanding and delivery of Adult Social Care?

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Data Analyst to work within our Adult Care & Support Directorate, putting data at the heart of everything we do. 

In this varied role, you will provide the Adult Care & Support Directorate with intelligence and analytical support to improve our understanding of Solihull’s Adult Care and Support needs, engaging with the public health team and staff from SMBC, West Midlands Public Health England Knowledge and Intelligence, Birmingham and Solihull CCG and other key partners.

You will work in collaboration with other analysts within the Council and other partner agencies as part of the ‘Solihull Observatory’ / Solihull Insight and Intelligence collaborative arrangement.

You will:

  • Be educated to degree level in a subject requiring statistical and analytical techniques or possess extended relevant experience or equivalent training.
  • Have effective analytical skills to undertake specific statistical analysis on complex data to identify trends
  • Be experienced in using mathematical techniques for collating and analysing data.
  • Have experience of managing information and data projects and writing high quality reports including commissioning activity and tenders.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic environment. You will need to be flexible in your approach to work, to ensure that you meet the requirements of your customers, able to work autonomously, and prioritise workload to meet conflicting deadlines. You will have the opportunity to develop existing skills in a close knit local authority team, influencing key decisions through the provision of robust intelligence and insight. 

This role can be worked predominantly on a remote basis however there will be a requirement to attend the office on occasion in order to meet work priorities.

In return we offer:

A friendly, supportive and inclusive working environment; Competitive salaries including, for those at the top of their scale, the opportunity to receive a non-consolidated lump sum; Flexible working including home working, job sharing and part time working arrangements where appropriate; Annual leave starting at 24 days and rising to 29 days after 5 years' service in addition to public holidays with an opportunity to purchase up to 10 additional days' holiday per year; A generous flexitime scheme; Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme; A wide range of learning and development opportunities; A range of family friendly policies; Employee benefits including subsidised travel passes, Cycle 2 Work Scheme, confidential Employee Assistance Programme and staff discount card.

To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Roger Catley, Adult Care & Support Governance Lead, on 011 704 8226.

Interview Date: 22nd April 2021

Interviews will take place using a secure video conferencing platform.  

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is required.

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Not Required.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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