Senior Analyst - Business Intelligence - Suffolk - 450 per day

Recruiter
bct resourcing
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1205630305
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Analyst - Business Intelligence - Power BI
Location: Suffolk
Salary: £450 per day. Initially three months contract

Main accountabilities:

o Support the provision of high quality management information and performance reporting for the Council, Members, and partners.

Knowledge:
o Knowledge of local authority data sets - specifically, childrens social care and early help data, as specified by statutory and regulatory definitions and recorded in Liquid Logic

Skills
o Proven expertise in developing reports in Power BI to deploy dynamic management and performance information to childrens services managers
o Strong and effective interpersonal skills in groups, teams and one-to-one situations in order to support knowledge transfer about the dashboards that have been built and the use of Power BI, and to support communication with childrens services staff to ensure user sign-off
Experience
o IT & technical skills - Proven ability in statistical analysis and experience of database manipulation and reporting - specifically, skills in implementing and developing Power BI dashboards. Experience of SQL (Structured Query Language, VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) Business Objects and Excel will be useful.
Specific project tasks:
1) Working as part of a team, to develop Power BI reports for the delivery of dynamic management and performance information to childrens services managers, including
a. Designing the presentation of CCC reports so that these are as similar to current PCC presentations as possible
b. Build of new Power BI reports, with an agreed and consistent approach across the team
c. Documentation of Power BI report specifications, contents and definitions of data items included
d. Liaising with end users throughout to inform design, build, testing, sign off and training for the roll out of new reports
2) To ensure that knowledge and skills are transferred to BI team so they are able to maintain and develop dashboards
Data for the reports will be extracted using Business Objects queries (already complete)

Reports will be grouped under the following headings (subject to detailed specification and planning), with up to 30 items per report, and referencing a number of different BO data extracts
o Visits , assessments , caseloads and supervisions - 19 items
o Safeguarding (including Child Protection, Family Safeguarding and children in need) - 26 items
o Corporate Parenting (including Children in Care and Care Leavers) - 23 items
o Early Help - 22 items
o Front Door
o Risks - 8 items
Power BI reports may also need developing for other childrens services or for specific projects.

Dashboards must be ready by go live date (28 October 2019), having successfully completed user-acceptance testing

Other details
The resource that is estimated to be required is 14 weeks x 2 FTE. However this estimate is subject to revision once the build project is underway.
The build project will be co-ordinated by the Senior Analyst (Childrens). The overseeing manager will be the BI Manager. The build project will be supported by input from the analysts in the BI team.

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