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Performance Analyst

Posted on 
15-12-2022
Southend-on-Sea
Data & Advanced Analytics
£34,723 - £40.478 (depending on experience)
Contract
Flexible Working,Full-time
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Job Description

Your new business A unitary local government, Southend-on-Sea City Council offers essential services to suit the needs of the neighbourhood. We have about 1,800 employees who collaborate with our partners and neighbourhood groups to realise Southend 2050's vision and improve the quality of life for the city's residents. The town of Southend itself is a lively area to live and work, giving beach living in addition to good, quick access to London. A career in local government with Southend-on-Sea City Council offers a demanding and rewarding experience in a supportive and creative environment. We provide a wide range of professional options since, as a Unitary Authority, we are in charge of all local government activities, including planning, social services, community safety, regulatory services, transportation, public health, parks, and education. Our Council is a fantastic place to work, learn, and make a difference because of the diversity of our economy and communities and investment in a number of exciting regeneration initiatives. Your new position The Operational Performance & Intelligence Team at Southend-on-Sea City Council is excited to be hiring a Performance Analyst on a full-time, fixed-term basis (until 30 November 2024). You will be part of a collaborative team that values innovation and friendliness while working largely from home in this position. This position provides flexible work schedules, excellent training opportunities in additional programming languages including R, SSIS, and Power BI, and the potential to advance your data science knowledge through a programme of ongoing professional development. We take pride in our track record of upskilling employees and fostering their growth and advancement within the company. As a performance analyst, you will provide reproducible analytics and business intelligence reports largely using SQL and SSRS to support the Early Years Education department. You'll do statistical analysis that improves performance, financial efficiency, and citizen outcomes. You will assume responsibility for mandatory data returns and monthly financial reports, making sure that sound analytics are in place to get valuable insight from them. All statutory data tasks shall be completed by you to a high standard and on time. The self-service data access concept of the team will be supported and developed by you. You'll make sure that data is utilised morally and in accordance with the relevant legal restrictions. You'll work to raise data quality and come up with creative ways to do it. This position will primarily focus on reporting on early years education, but it will also be a part of a larger team that handles data analysis for all Southend residents. The majority of this job will be done at home. Please email Uzo Nebechi at uzo.nebechi@hays.com if you would like a copy of the whole job description. [uzo.nebechi@hays.com] What's required for success You must be skilled at using SQL to extract data and visualise it using SSRS in order to succeed in this profession. Having knowledge of other programming languages, such as R or Python, would be advantageous, but this can be learned through training. Additionally advantageous would be knowledge of Power BI and/or SSIS for data integration. Although not required, prior experience working in a comparable position for a local body will be extremely desirable. An someone with a "can do" attitude, who helps others, and who demonstrates strong personal values in line with those of the organisation will be excellent for this post. You must be able to collaborate well with groups, individuals, clients, customers, and employees. The right candidate for this position would be a data scientist, data engineer, seasoned data analyst, or someone with the requisite abilities who is eager to start a career in data science. Any recent graduates with the aforementioned degrees will be taken into consideration for the position. What you'll receive in exchange You will receive a number of perks if you work for the Council, such as flexible scheduling (with a blend of office and home work), salary sacrifice plans, 24 days of vacation time (excluding bank holidays), and exceptional training and development opportunities. A comprehensive list of benefits offered by Southend-on-Sea City Council is available on the website for jobs at the council, under the tab labelled "Why Work for Us." What you must do right away If you're interested in the position, click "apply now" to submit a current version of your resume. Please take note that applications for this position may shut before the date listed above, therefore you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as you are able. The Council is an employer that values diversity. They accept applications from anybody, regardless of their race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, or national origins; sex; handicap; sexual orientation; gender identity; marital status; civil partnership; age; or religion or philosophical beliefs. All applications will only be taken into account based on merit. #4320658

Your new business A unitary local government, Southend-on-Sea City Council offers essential services to suit the needs of the neighbourhood.
We have about 1,800 employees who collaborate with our partners and neighbourhood groups to realise Southend 2050's vision and improve the quality of life for the city's residents.
The town of Southend itself is a lively area to live and work, giving beach living in addition to good, quick access to London.
A career in local government with Southend-on-Sea City Council offers a demanding and rewarding experience in a supportive and creative environment.
We provide a wide range of professional options since, as a Unitary Authority, we are in charge of all local government activities, including planning, social services, community safety, regulatory services, transportation, public health, parks, and education.
Our Council is a fantastic place to work, learn, and make a difference because of the diversity of our economy and communities and investment in a number of exciting regeneration initiatives.
Your new position The Operational Performance & Intelligence Team at Southend-on-Sea City Council is excited to be hiring a Performance Analyst on a full-time, fixed-term basis (until 30 November 2024).
You will be part of a collaborative team that values innovation and friendliness while working largely from home in this position.
This position provides flexible work schedules, excellent training opportunities in additional programming languages including R, SSIS, and Power BI, and the potential to advance your data science knowledge through a programme of ongoing professional development.
We take pride in our track record of upskilling employees and fostering their growth and advancement within the company.
As a performance analyst, you will provide reproducible analytics and business intelligence reports largely using SQL and SSRS to support the Early Years Education department.
You'll do statistical analysis that improves performance, financial efficiency, and citizen outcomes.
You will assume responsibility for mandatory data returns and monthly financial reports, making sure that sound analytics are in place to get valuable insight from them.
All statutory data tasks shall be completed by you to a high standard and on time.
The self-service data access concept of the team will be supported and developed by you.
You'll make sure that data is utilised morally and in accordance with the relevant legal restrictions.
You'll work to raise data quality and come up with creative ways to do it.
This position will primarily focus on reporting on early years education, but it will also be a part of a larger team that handles data analysis for all Southend residents.
The majority of this job will be done at home.
Please email Uzo Nebechi at uzo.nebechi@hays.com if you would like a copy of the whole job description.
[uzo.nebechi@hays.com] What's required for success You must be skilled at using SQL to extract data and visualise it using SSRS in order to succeed in this profession.
Having knowledge of other programming languages, such as R or Python, would be advantageous, but this can be learned through training.Additionally advantageous would be knowledge of Power BI and/or SSIS for data integration.
Although not required, prior experience working in a comparable position for a local body will be extremely desirable.
An someone with a "can do" attitude, who helps others, and who demonstrates strong personal values in line with those of the organisation will be excellent for this post.
You must be able to collaborate well with groups, individuals, clients, customers, and employees.
The right candidate for this position would be a data scientist, data engineer, seasoned data analyst, or someone with the requisite abilities who is eager to start a career in data science.
Any recent graduates with the aforementioned degrees will be taken into consideration for the position.
What you'll receive in exchange You will receive a number of perks if you work for the Council, such as flexible scheduling (with a blend of office and home work), salary sacrifice plans, 24 days of vacation time (excluding bank holidays), and exceptional training and development opportunities.
A comprehensive list of benefits offered by Southend-on-Sea City Council is available on the website for jobs at the council, under the tab labelled "Why Work for Us." What you must do right away If you're interested in the position, click "apply now" to submit a current version of your resume.
Please take note that applications for this position may shut before the date listed above, therefore you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as you are able.
The Council is an employer that values diversity.
They accept applications from anybody, regardless of their race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, or national origins;
sex;
handicap;
sexual orientation;
gender identity;
marital status;
civil partnership;
age;
or religion or philosophical beliefs.
All applications will only be taken into account based on merit.
#4320658

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