Information Analyst

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Temporary full-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1403341

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Information Analyst based in Belfast

Information Analyst

Ref: 19/107363

Faculty Office AHSS

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

We are a busy, multidisciplinary community of learners, dedicated to using the wide range of subjects on the arts and humanities to make a difference in lives locally, nationally and internationally.

We are home to some 7600 students and 700 academic and support staff who work in five Schools – Arts, English and Languages, History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, Law, Management, and Social Sciences, Education and Social Work – and a Global Research Institute, the Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice.

The information analyst will play a key role in the delivery of insight, management information and reporting within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences to support the Faculty’s strategic and operational objectives. Through the use of a variety of reporting tools, the postholder will enable the Faculty to meet its objectives and understand progress against these objectives, as part of managing business planning and performance monitoring more broadly.

This position is available for two years.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification, with a strong statistical element or covering strategic management and planning.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working in an environment involving direct responsibility for analysing and presenting information to inform strategic decision making.
  • Experience of collecting, reviewing, analysing and interpreting data and assessing data quality in order to contribute to a business planning process.
  • Experience of successful project co-ordination across a range of activities and managing competing priorities to achieve milestones on schedule providing specialist, professional advice, support and/or training.
  • Ability to present and analyse large amounts of data with strong spreadsheet and database query experience and the ability to develop useful formats and actionable insights
  • Excellent project management skills and experience of managing own work.
  • Ability to simplify and present complex data to a range of audiences.
  • Experience of interrogating multiple connected and disconnected bespoke business systems across an organisation and pulling that information into accessible formats and presenting recommendations and conclusions in support of business decision making
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including evidence of positive negotiation and influencing skills with an ability to be proactive.
  • Willingness to work flexibly and beyond normal working hours to meet the requirements of the post.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Further information about the Faculty can be found at //

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Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 21 May 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Monday 29 April 2019