Business Intelligence Analyst

  • Student Loans Company
  • Glasgow, UK
  • 28/07/2022
Full time Data Analytics Business Intelligence Statistics DevOps

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£26,250 - £32,000 a year
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SLC - People@slc

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Is it time you unlocked your potential?

Student Loans Company is a non-profit making Government-owned organisation to provide loans and grants to students in universities and colleges in the UK. Since 1989, we have enabled our customers to invest in their futures by delivering secure, accurate and efficient assessment, payment and repayment services.

Job description

SLC have an exciting opportunity for a Business Intelligence Analyst to join a dedicated team within the Business Intelligence Department of the company’s newly formed Data Centre of Excellence.

The team provide information, analysis, insight, & guidance to SLC’s Internal Stakeholders, promoting continuous improvement & strategy enhancement. A significant part of the work involves stakeholder engagement, requirements design, & structured analysis using Oracle SQL scripting.

Key skills include – a solid technical coding background, enthusiasm to embrace our data development journey, & a professional cooperative approach to working with others.

The position is an ideal opportunity for someone who is passionate about data – to learn, develop, & help transform the company’s view on data. The next couple of years will see opportunities to grow beyond the role as the company embraces the new Data Strategy.

At the heart of this will be a shift towards new technologies & tooling to provide visualisations & analytical insight.


What you bring:

  • Demonstrable experience in developing dashboards, reports, and data outputs
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements, and vice versa
  • Demonstrable experience of a strong understanding of insight provision through strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrable knowledge of data analysis tools (Excel, Power BI, MicroStrategy, Tableau)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of SQL for data extraction and data source creation with an understanding of ETL techniques and tools (Talend, Oracle Data Integrator, Azure), or other comparable experience in sourcing and manipulating data for analysis
  • Proven agile and innovative mindset, with experience working in fast-paced teams supporting critical business functions with familiarity working within frameworks


You can expect more from a career with SLC. We support colleagues to unlock their potential through our Career Pathways development programme and offer an excellent benefit and rewards package that includes:

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 public holidays
  • Option to buy/sell up annual leave
  • Flexitime and flexible working options available
  • Option to join the Civil Service pension scheme
  • Life insurance cover for 4 x annual salary
  • Enhanced company sick pay and family leave including maternity, paternity, and adoption
  • Contributory lifestyle benefit options including discounts at hundreds of retailers, cycle to work scheme, access to the Civil Service Sports and Leisure Club for discounted gym memberships, and an optional dental insurance scheme

SLC offer a Blend working model which will typically be 2 days in the office and 3 days from home.

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Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

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Candidates apply online; shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a competency-based interview.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK nationals only.

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We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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