We are currently recruiting for a Lead Data Analyst, for a large organisation based in Gloucestershire on a permanent basis.
The main purpose is to provide high level data analytical support in respect of identified short and long-term workforce related projects to a range of stakeholders, including Board level. This includes internal reporting, such as divisional or executive board reports, and external reporting. The postholder will be expected to lead, adjust and amend numerical plans as required.
This includes creating and managing data modelling, analysis and performance dashboards that support strategic and operational business planning for the organisation to lead advanced analysis, interpretation and presentation of highly complex data and information to support Divisional and business development and decision making.
Salary: £43,742 – £50,056 annually
Hybrid working: 3 days on-site, 2 days remotely
Full Time, Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week
Generous annual leave allowance
Excellent Pension Scheme
Variety of Reward & Recognition Schemes
Apply expert analytical skills to progress workforce development plans in conjunction with business leaders and project leads, with regular proactive dialogue to determine trends areas of focus to assist with planning and development of service.
Carry out on a continual basis research into workforce information and apply the learning from this research to develop more effective workforce information analysis and to support information developments. e.g. automation and presentation of reports, delivery of national standards etc.
Analyse, interpret and resolve highly complex statistical/ information problems where there may be no precedent and where other leading opinions may conflict.
To present complex analysis, investigation, recommendations and clearly identify any recommendations/considerations/limitations in the form of written reports or presentations to the service or stakeholder audiences.
To utilise modelling and forecasting techniques to predict future trend and/or demand requirements and present findings back to the services or stakeholders.
To provide a specialist analytical perspective and escalate emerging themes and issues established from To utilise data manipulation, statistical, interpretative and analytical skills to achieve consolidated and consistent outputs.
Co-ordinate regular audits of data quality and develop/ improve methodologies for the analysis and/ or interpretation of data.
Prepare workforce related reports and returns as required by the business including local, system, regional and national returns.
Responsible for providing expert advice to stakeholders to design specifications for data collection and dissemination tools when requested, including dashboards.
To deputize for the Head of People Planning and Workforce Information Team as and when required, including the supervision and management of the team.
To be the ESR lead for the business – be central point of contact for queries that relate to the system, to apprise key stakeholders with changes or issues regarding ESR, to attend internal and external meetings and update where appropriate
Must have Public Sector experience
Expert technical specialist knowledge of ESR or similar
Demonstrable relational advanced database experience and skills including extraction, manipulation and presentation of complex data etc.
Expert skills in the use of data extraction from ESR or similar system, including the tailoring of unique reports using ESR BI and PC applications such as Excel, Publisher, Word and Access, using skills at an advanced level of expertise.
Minimum of 3 years' experience of working within information analysis
Experience in high level analysis, interpretation and resolving highly complex statistical/ information problems and presenting this in a manner that all audiences can understand
If this role sounds of interest to you, please email your recent CV to and we will be in touch