Data Officer

England, Essex, Chelmsford
Up to £22915 per annum
15 Jul 2021
25 Jul 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Part Time

Data Officer

Permanent, Part Time

Up to £22,915 per annum (FTE)

Location: Countywide

Closing Date: 25th July 2021

Please note this is a part time post, 18.5 hours per week, working Monday to Wednesday (days negotiable).

Adult Community Learning (ACL) is ECC's provider of lifelong learning experiences for Essex residents, offering qualifications to help people move nearer to, enter or progress within the workplace, or gain skills to enhance life chances.

The service focuses many of its programmes and activities on the hardest to reach communities within Essex and learners have access to a diverse range of non-accredited courses which encourage creativity, healthy lifestyles, social inclusion and engagement.

The Data Officer will work as a member of the MIS Team providing funding advice, learner performance data and management reports to contribute to local planning and decision making.

The role will be responsible for supporting all users of the MI systems (currently TERMS, PICS & ProAchieve) in day to day use and training users. Providing input to the ongoing development of the system by suggesting areas for improvement to ensure it remains fit for purpose.

This role will work with colleagues to deliver accurate and timely management information to meet the business needs of ACL. Responsible for reviewing and analysing a variety of complex data to ensure the delivery of all statutory data collections.

Knowledge, skills and experience

It is essential you have an excellent eye for detail and a methodical approach to extracting data and providing reports from a management information system. Experience of working in an education environment is preferred. Advanced Excel Skills are also essential. An excellent working knowledge of at least one of the following systems is preferred: TERMS, PICS, ProAchieve.

Above all, you will have good communication skills, both verbal and written with the desire to develop your skills throughout the role.

Qualification certificates should be brought to interview.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or require anything further, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.