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Schools Business Data Analyst

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Schools Business Data Analyst
Location  
Category  
Type  
Permanent
Salary  
£38000 - £45000
Salary Frequency  
Annum

We are looking for a bright, dynamic and flexible Business Data Analyst to work within our business systems team.
 
The ITS function at the GDST has recently undertaken a review and are expanding the services we offer, with this new post and team being created as a result. Working in a team of 3 (this role, a Business Analysts and the Business Systems & Data Manager), the focus will be on improving the processing analysis and usage of the diverse data flows within the GDST.
 
You will have a very strong background in business systems used with in schools, Capita SIMS being core. You will be key in researching, proposing, designing, implementation and testing of new services. Working with our schools’ administration and teaching staff as well as with the head office teams, you will ensure that we have appropriate and efficient business systems that improve our efficiency, enhance our competitiveness and ensure we comply with all relevant legislation. You will be prepared to get ‘hands-on’ with the data and collate information from various sources to answer the immediate needs of the organisation.

As a school data expert you will also be ready to offer schools expert guidance on how they are recording and utilising their data.
 
Our business systems are based both in house and in the cloud, using largely a Microsoft (Office 365) platform. We are looking for people with a broad knowledge and expertise of these technologies, with a desire to keep learning new skills.
 
The likely candidate could be an experience School Data Manager looking to expand their skill and horizon. Previous experience of SIMS is essential.
Flexibility will be a key requirement of the job with the ability to supply the immediate needs of the business while developing the future solutions.
 
This is an exciting time to join a progressive and evolving team, taking on the challenges of ensuring we have the right systems to support the business and enhance the education of our girls.
 
Along with a competitive salary, we offer a great working environment, generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities and 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays).
 
To apply for this role please visit our website and download the recruitment pack and application form: https://www.gdst.net/vacancy/schools-business-data-analyst
 
Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 5th January
 
GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applications must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.