Job Title: ICT Data Analytics DevOps Senior Specialist
Job reference: 001891
Service Area: Business Improvement
Salary: G8: £40,696 to £41,679 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
Contract: 1 year Fixed Term
Hours per week: 37
Location: Work from home/ Oxford - St Aldate's Chambers
Data analysts take data and translate the numbers into plain English – to help others make better (and important) business decisions.
You’ll collect, organise and study data – exploring it to find the hidden gems of crucial information. Then you’ll present it – either visually (in graphs or tables), in writing, or by talking it through. And you’ll make recommendations guided by what you find.
You’ll understand data structures – database systems and procedures – and use a whole range of analytical tools.
Oxford City Council is in the early stages of implementing an exciting new Data Analytics system, using PowerBI. The Council sees Management Information and Business Intelligence as key to developing and improving decision making in support of customers and communities. We are looking for an experienced PowerBI developer, with experience of using the tool for forecasting, management reporting and operational data analysis. Working with colleagues across the organisation, you will be an integral part of achieving our vision of delivering intelligent solutions in support of our services to customers and communities.
This is one of the first posts of its kind within the Council, based in the ICT team, with responsibility for the ongoing development and provision of PowerBI analytics across the Council, working with its companies and partners with a particular focus at the outset on our Property Management system, Idox Uniform.
Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status. Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) ‘Excellence in Innovation (General)’ winners 2017, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) ‘Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System’, and several ‘Team of the Year’ national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving ‘Council of the Year’ in 2015. We are accredited with the Customer Service Excellence Quality Mark which helps us to ensure that the customer is always placed at the heart of everything we do.
With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.
We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include generous holiday (from 28 days a year plus bank holidays), local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and flexible working in many roles. We offer well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also have an employee wellbeing programme, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.
How to apply
More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.
Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please).
For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk
If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.
Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history. Coronavirus information: It is intended to conduct interviews via a video conferencing platform such as Zoom or Jitsi; please contact us if this is not an option for you. For most roles the successful applicant will be expected to work from home for the immediate future. They should ensure that they have reliable and secure wifi access; a suitable workspace and are prepared to undertake distance learning and training.
Closing Date: 17 May 2021
Late applications will not be processed
Interview Date(s): 25 May 2021 to 27 May 2021
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Harry Routledge on 01865 252681 or email email@example.com
We are an equal opportunity employer:
We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the community we support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and employee can flourish and succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities. All applicants will be given fair consideration for work and will not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of any protected characteristic.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs.