Management Information Officer

  • Kirklees Council
  • Huddersfield HD1, UK
  • 17/06/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

OrganisationKirkleesDirectorateCorporate ServicesService AreaStrategy and InnovationJob CategoryIntelligence & PerformanceHours37Location(s)Civic Centre 1, High Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2NFPosition typeTemporary, Fixed Term, SecondmentLength of contract11 monthsGradeGrade 8-9Salary£24,799 - £29,636

This job is internally restricted. To apply for this job you must be an employee of the Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date. You must also be a substantive employee (or an employee with 12 months continuous service or more) of the Council or an Apprentice. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council.

The Adults Intelligence Team is responsible for providing statistical and analytical information to support the performance information and intelligence needs of Adult Services and ensuring that the Government’s statutory reporting requirements are met.

This includes responsibility for the collection, collation and analysis of various Adult Social Care data.

The team is committed to providing a wide range of high-quality management information in order for the Director, Senior and Operational Managers to make informed decisions on the operational activities, commissioning and planning of future services.

It will be your role to interrogate data systems to identify trends and to produce reports required for senior managers to assist with service planning and commissioning. It will be important to liaise with other teams and managers to fully understand and meet their management information requirements and maintain functional links with them ensuring that information is provided in an appropriate format.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we look to further develop and roll out our new intelligence tools over the next year.

Requirements for this job:

  • Experience of producing and analysing management information.
  • Ability to create and develop business intelligence solutions and reports to produce statistical output to meet deadlines.
  • Advanced numerical skills in order to carry out statistical analysis.
  • Ability to think creatively and resolve problems.
  • Ability to disseminate analysed and performance information using a wide variety of different methods and approaches.
  • Experience of interpreting requests from others in order to develop a range of analysed statistical information related to their business.
  • Ability to bring high levels of precision and speed to the tasks required to ensure rigorous data validation together with high levels of attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate complex information to a variety of specialist and non-specialist customers.
  • Knowledge of legislation and good practice about data confidentiality, data protection, freedom of information and data security.
  • Ability to select and assemble appropriate data and information to analyse an issue, and to interpret, draw conclusions.
  • Ability to understand how data and statistics presented to service managers and planners might impact on individuals or groups of people in Kirklees.
  • Work in a flexible manner from the office and home environment and communicate regularly with the team.

Please refer to the Progression Criteria document for information on appointment or progression to Grade 9.

If you would like to speak to someone about this role please call Noreen Bhuta (01484 221000) Noreen.Bhuta@kirklees.gov.uk) or Paula Curnow on (01484 221000 ).

To apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.

Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission.

If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.