This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive People and Organisational Development (OD) Shared Service that focuses on our customers’ needs across Kingston Council, Sutton Council and our traded services. We are building a strategically focused OD service, that is responsive to our internal customer needs and enables them to provide the services needed for the communities we work with. This a great place to be a HR and OD Professional.
We’ve recently undergone a significant restructure across the service which has resulted in the creation of a number of exciting new roles at various levels and the opportunity to define, shape and deliver our new strategic OD focused model. If you’re passionate about providing excellent customer, People and OD services and thrive in a challenging yet highly rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.
About the roles
We’re recruiting for two Data, Insight and Workforce Analysts to join our new Digital and Data Team. In these roles you’ll be responsible for proactively managing business intelligence and workforce information for Kingston and Sutton Councils and our traded services customers.
Your role will involve reporting, interpreting, presenting and communicating detailed information that supports performance improvement and service delivery to a range of stakeholders including our senior leadership teams. You’ll do this by using statistical analysis in conjunction with research and business intelligence to enable our customers to make fully informed decisions, supporting the strategic direction of Kingston and Sutton Councils and our traded services.
You will also be responsible for co-ordinating local authority mandatory data submissions and statutory returns to the DfE, LGA, Office of National Statistics and other government departments.
We’re looking for people who will question and challenge our ways of working, demonstrate innovation and creativity, can work successfully with key stakeholders and customers within and outside of the Council through effective communication. You’ll also be able to demonstrate a commitment to your own personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the role.
You’ll be a data, systems and reporting expert with exceptional analytical skills and the ability to identify trends and manipulate data where required to make recommendations from various data sources. Key to these roles is the presentation of management information to a number of stakeholders, you’ll therefore have significant experience in preparing and presenting complex data in a variety of different formats.
A full overview of the skills, abilities and experience we’re looking for is outlined in the job profile.
You’ll have access to a wide range of staff benefits, some of which include:
- 29 days annual leave plus 8 statutory bank holidays
- Support to progress your career with relevant development opportunities and the chance to play a part in key projects
- Three volunteering days a year
- Local government pension scheme
- Interest free season loan ticket for travel, car parking scheme, cycle to work scheme and zip car scheme
- Discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres - full details here
- Agile working arrangements
- Modern and dynamic working environment and technology - all staff are issued with a Google Chrome Device to enable collaborative, streamlined and networked working.
Please apply online by uploading your current CV and a supporting statement outlining what skills, experience and abilities you can bring which makes you an ideal candidate for this role. Please ensure you refer to the job profile when completing your supporting statement:
Closing date for applications - Sunday 1st March 2020
Interview date(s) - To be confirmed
The Royal Borough of Kingston is Disability Confident Committed. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role and ensure that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under represented within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.