Intelligence & Insight Analysts - Education Intelligence

Location
Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Salary
£33,799 - £35,934
Posted
01 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Ref
PH 1554c
Contract Type
Full time

Enjoy working with data? Happy to analyse data and draw conclusions?  Enjoy helping people solve problems using your knowledge, skills & experience? Then, we want to hear from you!

We are looking to fill a new and exciting role in the Intelligence & Performance Service in Kirklees Council.  You will be responsible for handling & interrogating large and complex datasets that support the Education Intelligence function and Outcomes programmes. You will also be a data translator & be confident in communicating with both internal & external customers.  Working closely with other services and external partners, you will transform data into intelligence and insights to help solve problems, understand what difference we are making to schools and children and help our organisation to become more efficient and effective. 

We will give you the freedom to explore datasets, liaise with customers and develop visualisation techniques in the organisation.  There will be opportunities for you to delve into our corporate systems, extract datasets, follow your own key lines of enquiry, explore new technology & develop new ways of doing things more efficiently.  You will have the autonomy to design intelligence products that are fit for purpose and inform decision making in order to support a culture of continuous improvement. 

We will support your professional development and give you access to modern intelligence & analytical tools such as Tableau, so you can grow and achieve great things.  We have super people in our existing teams, flexible working arrangements, a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement of 27.5 days a year [plus public holidays].

If you feel you have the drive and ambition to succeed in this role then we would love to hear from you.

If you’re interested in this role or would like to visit the team prior to application, please contact sharon.mcbriarty@kirklees.gov.uk. 

Kirklees is set in the heart of West Yorkshire with two major centres of Huddersfield and Dewsbury. Well placed for transport links, the North's leading cities, including Leeds and Manchester, can easily be reached within half an hour. Kirklees Council is at the start of an exciting journey to become intelligence-led, to inform and support the delivery of the Kirklees Outcomes. Our new Intelligence and Performance Service is a multi-disciplinary team consisting of research, consultation, intelligence, performance and data analytics professionals who support and promote intelligence and insight informed decisions across the Council and partners.

To apply please upload your CV and supporting statement. Your supporting statement must demonstrate how you meet the requirements outlined in the 'Person Checklist' on the attached Job Profile in order for your application to be considered.  Please note previous applicants need not apply.