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Data Analyst (BJ-10691)

Newry

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Full time / Temporary

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We are working closely alongside a Local Authority in Newry to assist with the appointment of a Data Analyst, on a 3-month contract, highly likely to be extended at clients discretion. Please apply with your CV for immediate consideration.

Rate of Pay: £19 - £24 per Hour

Summary

The Data Analyst post is based within the Chief Executive Directorate, Community Planning & Performance department and will work at a corporate level to provide a data analytics service. The postholder is required to collect data on a range of topics, including government policy and strategy. The data is to be analysed, interpreted and reported on and where appropriate recommendations made to Council.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect data from various sources on government policy, strategy, and other relevant community topics.
  • Clean, organize, and prepare data for analysis using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Conduct statistical analysis and identify trends, patterns, and relationships within the data.
  • Generate clear and concise reports with visualizations (charts, graphs) to effectively communicate insights.
  • Translate complex data findings into actionable recommendations for Council decision-making.
  • Stay up-to-date on data analysis best practices and relevant government data sources.
  • May assist with developing and maintaining data collection processes.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualification:
    • A Level 6 qualification (e.g., University Degree) in a relevant subject area such as mathematics, finance, economics, or a social science.
  • OR In lieu of a formal qualification:
    • At least 3 years' demonstrably relevant experience in:
      • Undertaking research and interpreting data.
      • Clearly presenting analysis and results verbally and in writing.
      • Using analytical tools like Microsoft Excel and Power BI.
      • Creating reports for management with effective recommendations based on data analysis.
  • Essential Skills:
    • Proven experience (minimum 2 years, or 3 years for non-graduates) in data collection, cleaning, and analysis.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex findings to a non-technical audience.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Email).
    • Ability to demonstrate competence in data analysis software (e.g., Excel, SQL) and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).
    • Understanding of government data and policy analysis is a plus.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work on impactful projects that influence Council decisions.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

Disclaimer: Brackenberry Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Unless otherwise stated all of our roles are temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary. Incase the role requires an enhanced DBS, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

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