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Business Intelligence Developer

Hours of work: 37 per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 21 August 2022

For an informal discussion, please contact Tim Carpenter - Data Architect email -  tim.carpenter@eastsussex.gov.uk.

Do you enjoy working with data? Are you inquisitive, committed, and able to inspire colleagues?  Could you use your experience in data management and knowledge of business intelligence tools to help put data at the heart of the public service planning at East Sussex County Council.  If so, this may be the role for you.

We are looking for an innovative, forward-thinking person to deliver data driven insights.  You will be primarily working with the Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (ISEND) area of the Children’s Services Department.  The role provides ongoing support of report development and statutory returns and requires demonstratable experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).

The implementation of business intelligence tools within the authority is a key foundation to support our data insight and research capabilities.  Experience of Tableau and or Power BI is desirable, but not essential.

As a member of the IT and Digital Information Management Team, you will contribute to the delivery of the team’s work programme.  You will be helping to drive change through improvements in the data literacy culture throughout the authority.  

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience and understanding of data management best practice.
  • Experience of working with Microsoft SQL Server Databases, strong SQL skills and creating reporting solutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent negotiating skills, ability to influence and collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • The ability to work effectively, with a high degree of autonomy if required; and
  • The confidence to develop creative solutions to complex problems.

The post is advertised as full time (37 hours over five days a week).  However, job-share applications and other flexible working needs will happily be considered.  The contractual base for the post is County Hall, Lewes however, ESCC are adopting a hybrid working model, where it is possible to enable staff to be as productive as possible no matter where, when or who they work with.  All the necessary hardware will be provided with the role.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/179307/25898

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £30,112 to £32,527

  • Closing date
  • 21 August 2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Business Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Analyst