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Research & Insight Officer

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, LEICESTER, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA 


Closing date:01 February 2022 at midnight 

3 Research and Insight Officer Posts Available - A mix of Fixed Term and Permanent Options. The fixed term element will be for up to one year with a reasonable chance of extension and options for permanency in due course.
Salary Range  - £25, 485 - £32,241 (pay award also pending)
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Business Intelligence Service of Leicestershire County Council.  We are now recruiting to three Research & Insight Officer posts in our busy Business Intelligence Service.  Working as part of a large and innovative Business Intelligence Service, liaising closely with colleagues across the council, you will help provide research and insight support for strategic planning, service delivery, commissioning and performance within the council.
The posts will be working to provide business intelligence to primarily support one of the following areas:

- Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion
- Children and Family Wellbeing Service
- Public Health.
Experience or expertise in one of these subject areas could be an advantage.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals, educated to degree level, with experience of working in a business intelligence or a performance management environment, researching specific issues and managing and analysing data.
Experienced in presenting data and information using a variety of IT packages, you will have excellent IT skills and proven ability to learn new packages as well as knowledge of specialist software that underpins the team’s work areas – particularly knowledge of Tableau (or similar visualisation packages) would be an advantage but also others such as SNAP, SPSS, R, and Excel (or equivalent).
Your work will involve preparing high quality analytical reports, dashboards and presentations for a variety of audiences, so you will have good presentation, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write concise and meaningful reports and provide an interpretation of research findings.
We are seeking high performing and enthusiastic individuals who can provide analytical support to managers within the Business Intelligence Service and service departments and also lead, manage and deliver multiple small research projects (quantitative and qualitative). The current role is largely based on a home working and flexible working environment.    
Please see the Job Description/Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Andy Brown 0116 235 6096 or Paula Forster Tel: 0116 57382 Email: or
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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