Senior Research & Intelligence Officer
Data and Insight to Reshape Services
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The Research and Intelligence team is part of the Business Intelligence unit and works with other teams from across the council to make sense of its data through research, statistical analysis, mapping and visualisation.
We are looking for two experienced Senior Research & Intelligence Officer to join our corporate Business Intelligence (BI unit). This is an exciting opportunity to lead on a variety of data analysis and data insight initiatives to support strategic and operational priorities.
The role involves working closely with senior managers and officers across the council to understand their research and intelligence requirements and provide a high quality service to them. You will also work with the BI team to improve data quality and data insight across the council and support the organisation's transformation agenda.
The successful candidate will be an experienced data analyst with a sound knowledge of research techniques and tools. As well as strong technical skills you will also have good interpersonal skills. Your communication skills will include the ability to visualise and report your findings to colleagues who may not have a data background. Working in a deadline driven environment you will be able to deliver high quality results working as part of the team or on your own initiative.
If you are excited about working with us to take the corporate BI unit forward as a centre of excellence, then Brent may be the place for you.
Closing Date: 19 October 2018 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
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