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Performance Analyst

Brent Council
Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
£36,708 - £39,867
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Health and Social Care, Adult Services
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Full time
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An exciting opportunity to develop your analysis skills in a cross-functional team

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 Post

Our Performance, Insight and Improvement service acts as a specialist resource across our Community Wellbeing Department; which encompasses Housing, Adult Social Care, Culture & Leisure and Public Health. The service is central to helping the department develop a better understanding of the challenges facing our services, to robustly monitor and improve quality, and to gain more sophisticated insight into the needs and experiences of our customers – and then ensure we utilise all of this knowledge to design and deliver lasting improvements across our services.

Your responsibility will be to undertake a range of performance management activities and data analysis to support Adult Social Care statutory and corporate performance reporting, respond to ad-hoc requests for information and build reports and insights using tools such as Business Objects, Power BI and Excel. You will be working closely with Adult Social Care team members to understand their complex data, and build and support Power BI dashboards to meet the reporting requirements.

Our team works with a range of stakeholders allowing them to develop and build specialist knowledge and have a unique opportunity to work on project initiatives and have exposure to various tools such as Power BI, Business Objects, R studio, Microsoft 365, Visio. You will lead on the practical, innovative and creative approach to develop intelligence and to measure outcome delivery and support management to drive continuous improvement.

The Person

We are looking for an individual with significant experience in data analysis and interpreting complex qualitative and quantitative data; drawing conclusions and compellingly presenting finding to suit a variety of different audiences. You will have the ability to understand complex Adult Social Care business needs or problems and be enthusiastic and creative to identify technical solutions.

You will be responsible for the automation, the design and the extraction of data to meet new reporting requirements so you must have excellent in-depth experience of working in Business Objects, Excel/VBA and Power Query.

You will be self-motivated with a desire to learn new IT skillsets, keep yourself up-to-date with the IT tools, and be excited to find new opportunities to use the technology to deliver the required outcome.

Closing Date: 15 September 2021 (23:00)

Additional Information

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. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

We are recruiting for two roles - a permanent position in Adult Social Care Performance Team and 6 months fixed term position in Housing Performance Team.

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What make us different?

Brent has a diverse artistic community, a wide range of cultural activities and award-winning parks. Each community in Brent has its own cultural celebrations including one of Europe's biggest Irish festivals and the Hindu Diwali festival, which attracts around 40,000 people each year. The borough is home to 'Mahogany', the innovative designer for carnival and theatrical costumes and the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn. Brent, located in the northwest of Greater London, is one of London's most diverse boroughs.

Great values!

Brent It is one of the most culturally and racially diverse of all local authorities in England and Wales. Brent is working to be a safer, more attractive and more environmentally-friendly borough, with great opportunities for people to work and thrive.
Why work for Brent?

  •  Good road and rail links into central London.  Competent and skilled work teams.  A trusting working environment.  Very attractive pension arrangements. Salary progression. Free season ticket loan scheme. 

Would you like to work in a diverse and cultural environment?

Brent may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
020 8937 1234
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
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