There has never been a more exciting time to join Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet and to achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are ready to deliver the very best for our communities. Our vision is to secure the best possible future for our residents, defined by the community prosperity we create and supported by our excellent people and services. If you strive to make a difference and want to be at the heart of our change and improvement journey, then this could be the perfect job for you.
About the role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Intelligence Analyst within Wirral Council's Business Intelligence Team. The post plays an important part in the provision of high-quality research and analysis to drive shared evidence-based decision making and commissioning on a range of key areas including economic and financial analysis, population health, demographics, community engagement and inequalities. The role will include delivering business intelligence to enable Wirral Council, and partner organisations to make evidence-based decisions to improve outcomes for residents and help shape the future of Wirral. The role relies on the ability to analyse, interpret, and present intelligence and research about Wirral and Council services. The role focuses on high standards of intelligence use and analysis across the Council, facilitating continuous improvement in service delivery, value for money, innovation, and efficiency.
About the candidate:
The successful candidate will have the following:
- high level analytical and research skills
- experience of developing intelligence and effective reporting to measure and improve outcome delivery
- have the ability critically challenge and support management to drive continuous improvement
- an understanding of how intelligence can be used to support effective strategic planning
- a drive to promote and embed a culture of innovation, continuous improvement and enterprise that challenges existing practice
The post also offers an opportunity for analysts to further develop their skills in exciting areas such as forecasting, demand and capacity modelling and working with analytical tools such as Power BI.
The post is fixed term for 2 years.
Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.
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