Information and Data Quality Analyst

Leeds Trinity University is here to make a difference to the people, the professions and the places that we serve, and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our university community. We are ranked in the top 15 universities in the UK for teaching quality and student experience and 95% of our graduates are employed or in further study within six months. Applications are invited for the following post:

INFORMATION AND DATA QUALITY ANALYST (PLANNING AND INFORMATION)
Starting salary circa £33k per annum

The Planning and Information Department at Leeds Trinity has responsibility for the development and provision of accurate and compliant information to external bodies including HESA, OfS, DfE and ESFA. The department also provides management information to support strategic planning and across the University as well as overseeing data protection and information governance compliance.

The post holder will contribute to the University’s strategic planning function by in particular responding to the information needs of external stakeholders and maintaining and enhancing policies and processes with regard to information provision. A key part of this role will be taking a lead role in developing processes to support the provision of high quality information to the HESA Data Futures programme. This brings about significant change to the processes of preparing and validating data returns and will be a key area of workload for the post holder. The post holder will also support other colleagues in the development and provision of management information to internal stakeholders to support the University in understanding performance and informing the planning process.

The successful candidate will have excellent numerical skills, excellent organisational skills, a systematic approach to work and the ability to give close attention to detail delivering accurate work.

Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) including the ability to understand, present and explain complex information to a range of audiences is an important part of the role.

Applicants should be qualified to degree level and have experience of proactively managing processes to validate and improve data quality. Taking a lead in implementing changes and influencing colleagues is also essential. An essential requirement of the post is experience of management information reporting tools and the analysis of large and complex data sets, using a recognised Management Information tool. The successful candidate will also have experience in writing papers or reports including analytical, planning or policy documents.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous contributory pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, on-site sport and fitness centre membership, car park permit scheme and Employee Assistance Programme. We also operate a free shuttle bus to Horsforth station and have an externally owned day nursery facility on campus, along with plenty of shopping, leisure and travel discounts available. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 7th January 2019

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on 22nd January 2019 

Further details and the online application are available at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/jobs 

If you have any queries about the application process, please email [email protected]

or call 0113 283 7130.

Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area. All appointments will be based on merit.

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