Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for up to 18 months in the first instance to cover the secondment of an existing team member to a developmental role.
This post is based at County Hall in Lewes, East Sussex, but with flexibility for regular weekly home working as part of a hybrid working model.
Closing date: Sunday 05 December 2021
Interview date: to be confirmed
For an informal discussion, please contact Grace Kyte - Lead HR Consultant on 01273 336432.
About the role
Are you experienced in working with data and analysis or creating and presenting workforce information or people related metrics?
- Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for working with data and numbers?
- Can you translate complex data and information into accessible and engaging formats for a wide range of audiences?
- Are you adept at writing an Excel formula and navigating your way around a pivot table?
- Have you experience of collaborating with others to deliver outstanding, solution focused customer service?
If so, we might have just the job for you.
East Sussex County Council is at the heart of delivering a broad range of vital services to the residents of East Sussex, supporting economic growth and helping our vibrant communities and surrounding environment to thrive.
In this role you’ll join our Workforce Data and Analytics Team as a Workforce Analytics Adviser. This is a small team with big responsibilities for delivering all things people data and HR systems related to customers right across the Council.
Your day-to-day role will give you the chance to contribute your experience to the team and indulge your love of data and analysis by doing things like maintaining people structures in our HR information system and producing data dashboards and management information reports for diverse audiences which are used to help inform real evidence based decision-making right across the Council.
You’ll have a natural eye for detail, good interpersonal skills and enjoy working within a data led discipline. With your strong IT skills (particularly Excel) you’ll be comfortable working with numbers and be confident deploying your analytical abilities or exploiting IT solutions to complete tasks or solve problems. What makes you stand out is your ability to present data in an accessible and engaging way for all audiences, including those who are not data experts.
The Workforce Data and Analytics team is part of our wider HR and Organisational Development (HROD) service, and this is an exciting time to join us. The HROD service has played a vital role in helping the Council meet the challenges of the pandemic and we will continue to play a big part in supporting organisational change as we move through recovery and into new ways of working in future.
We pride ourselves on being a modern, forward-thinking service with a great reputation. We set ourselves high standards and support each other to meet them. Our team spirit is second to none – it’s one of our greatest assets.
If that sounds like an environment in which you would thrive then we’d love to hear from you.
In addition to opportunities to grow your career within our large and varied workforce, we offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment, which include a wide selection of discounts with high street retailers, holiday companies and more, access to financial wellbeing resources and products, a salary sacrifice bike scheme, loans for certain purposes at preferential rates and the choice to be a member of the attractive Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a generous leave entitlement, additional leave purchase scheme, flexible working and a commitment to your professional development.
You might also be interested in the vacancy that we currently have for an Apprentice Workforce Data and Analytics Adviser – Apprentice Workforce Analytics Adviser | East Sussex County Council
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.