Corporate Data Consultant

at Leicester City Council
Location Leicester
Date Posted May 27, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Are you a results-driven data consultant looking to advance your career in the largest employer of Leicester City?

As a data rich organisation, we know that data can hold the key to shaping the way we deliver on our priorities and address the challenges facing our city.

You'll be joining us at an exciting time when we want to go even further in the way we use the data we have, to make the best decisions possible. Our ambition is to lead the way in being creative and innovative when it comes to analysing, presenting and interpreting data. We also know that many organisations would be interested in using data we hold to develop solutions such as apps or other technologies to help our residents and businesses. Our ambition includes doing more to share our data with others.

In this role you'll use your significant experience in the analysis, interpretation and communication of data to help us realise our ambitions around the use and sharing of data, and deliver creative and exciting data visualisation approaches to bring data to life for many different audiences and purposes.

Corporate Data Consultant Responsibilities:

As our Corporate Data Consultant, you'll be the Council's expert when it comes to data analytics and will lead on developing and implementing innovative methods when it comes to the use of data, to support the City Mayor and Senior Officers' understanding and decision-making across a wide range of diverse issues from tackling poverty and inequalities to air quality and climate change.
Working across the Council you'll provide support, advice and challenge to officers at all levels on data analysis and interpretation, and statistical methods.
You'll draw on best practice and cutting-edge techniques, to further develop and improve our corporate data analytics and capabilities, as well as contributing to the creation of an Enterprise Data model for the organisation that delivers improved data capabilities and automation of data for analysis where possible.

Corporate Data Consultant Requirements:

As someone who has a passion for data, you'll have substantial experience in analysing and interpreting data and be able to help a range of different audiences using storytelling.
Critical to this will be the ability to communicate, collaborate and build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
Excellent ICT skills along with substantial knowledge of using Excel, PowerBI, SQL or other database query language and of statistical methods, along with demonstrable experience of applying these to solve business problems will be essential, as will an understanding of data privacy and ethical considerations when applying data analytics.

About Leicester City Council:

The city of Leicester is one of the most diverse cities in the country. We are proud of and actively celebrate our city's diversity and we work successfully with our diverse communities to understand and address their continually changing needs.

What we can offer you:

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You'll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We'll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

Location: City Hall, Leicester

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £39,880 - £42,821 (Total salary package*: £58390 Please note that the total salary number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.)

Hours: Full Time

Closing date: 13th June 2021

You may have experience of the following: Corporate Data Manager, Data Management, Data Analyst, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, GDPR, Business Information, BI, Data Science, Analytics Consultant, Insights Consultant, Insight & Analytics, Public Sector, Local Authority, Local Government, etc.

Ref: 99520

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