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Business Intelligence Analyst - System & Performance Team

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full and Part Time
Working Pattern:
Full time and Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/12/2018 23:59
£28,221 - £30,756 (pro-rated to your hours)
Hours per week:
37 & 18.5
Job Category:
Information Management
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Employment Location:
Council Offices, Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5AF
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Dec

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We have a number of exciting opportunities to join the Systems and Performance Team across multiple disciplines, such as Business Analysis, Systems Support and Business Intelligence. The council is going through a period of substantial change and there are a number of high profile projects across the Children’s, Adults and Health Department. We are looking for experienced, motivated and energetic people to play an integral part in transforming how we deliver services.

We believe that by working closely with our communities, the NHS and our partners, understanding local needs, working with individuals in a positive and responsive way, we can make a real difference. If this appeals to you we would love to hear from you.’

South Gloucestershire is in the West of England between Gloucester and Bristol, the Severn Estuary and the Cotswolds.

South Gloucestershire offers a mix of long-established urban communities, vibrant market towns, small villages and substantial new development, with a strong community spirit. We have a rich natural and cultural heritage and are conveniently located within easy commuting access of Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire, Somerset, South Wales and beyond.

We pride ourselves on being a great place to live and work - come and join us.

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Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 7th January 2019

Open Evening (for questions about any of the roles on offer):
4th December 2018 16.30pm – 7.00pm at South Gloucestershire Council, Council Offices, Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5AF

For further information regarding the advert and our open evening, please contact either:

* Stewart Robinson (stewart.robinson@southglos.gov.uk or 01454 863590) or
* Morag McMahon (morag.McMahon@southglos.gov.uk or 01454 868225)

Selection Criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.

• You will be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably one with statistical or significant numerical and/or computing content, or have relevant experience in a similar role.

• You must have well developed communication skills to present and explain results clearly and succinctly to users with varying levels of technical knowledge, as well as being able to use the data and your skills to influence and persuade future behaviour, as well as interpret and agree customer needs and turn this into a report specification

• You will have substantial experience in the use of computer systems and in particular how these relate to business processes. You will have training, knowledge and experience in Systems analysis in a recognised methodology with the ability to demonstrate experience of having used it. You will have a good analytical understanding and be able to demonstrate the use of this in the identification, documentation and implementation of new business processes across a range of work areas.

• You must have proven ability to use initiative, and to work independently and to established deadlines. You will have experience of managing your work programme and balance the prioritisation and achievement of planned tasks with new and changing project demands that emerge. The post holder must have good team working skills, including the ability to foster good team working among multidisciplinary groups.

• You must have Advanced skills in Excel (or similar), and experience of using reporting and analytical software (e.g. Business Objects, SQL reporting, SPSS, MapInfo etc) and a good working knowledge of word processing software. You must also have proven expertise and ability in analytical and research skills, including the manipulation of large amounts of statistical data from complex databases


• Experience of data analysis in an Education, Social Care, Health or similar setting, preferably in a large multi-site, multi-user context.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Our Values

Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

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South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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