BI & Analysis Solutions Team Leader

  • Location:

    Brighton, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £52465.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Job ref:

    BBBH123770_1593767142

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

BI & Analysis Solutions Team Leader

Location: Brighton

Role Purpose

We're looking for an analytical Team Leader, to lead and line manage a team of statistical/research analysts, and more broadly to act as the lead for analytical processes and pensions/SME analysis within the organisation, and as a representative for the client within government and the wider regulatory community.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead and line manage the core team of pensions and statistical/research analysts (currently 5 analysts), overseeing delivery of: modelling and analysis services; statistical publications; research papers; BI, data visualisation and dashboarding; and, event triggers / real-time alerts
  • Oversee and coordinate the provision of analytical services on a range of strategic and operational issues, on both a proactive and reactive basis. This will include pensions analysis projects; commissioning and managing projects involving external resource; and, official statistics / other flagship publications.
  • Assume ownership and coordination of the successful delivery / business adoption of analysis solutions (including adhoc research pieces; automated/regular reporting; etc) to expert and non-expert audiences, both internally and externally
  • Establish processes and build relationships with other [analytical] teams - including Data and IT departments - to develop the organisation's overall analytical capability, promoting good governance and standardisation across the analytical community
  • Be responsible for defining and developing standards of analytical rigour across the organisation, as well as coordinating and conducting technical reviews of analysis/modelling produced by others.

Benefits:

  • Civil Service Pension arrangements, which are recognized as some of the best in the pensions world
  • Discretionary bonus arrangements
  • access to performance related pay progression
  • 25 days annual leave provision
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Development opportunities
  • Enhanced parental leave arrangements
  • A free employee assistance programme
  • An excellent office location in Brighton.

Essential Criteria:

  • MSc in empirical subject (e.g. statistics / engineering / mathematics / economics) or equivalent professional experience.
  • 5+ years' experience of working in, and leading analytical teams within a commercial, government or regulatory environment
  • Strong track record of designing, developing, and implementing analytics-driven interventions that have improved business performance
  • Experience of planning and coordinating delivery of an annual portfolio of analytical products, involving a range of competing stakeholders, whilst simultaneously managing day-to-day operational and adhoc requests for analytical services
  • Demonstrable experience of managing the day-to-day needs of building and developing an analytics team

Desirable:

  • Understanding of pensions at the micro and macro levels, across all sectors including the AE regime, and other knowledge relevant to the domain (macroeconomics/financial markets; official statistics code of practice; etc)
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI (or similar data visualisation tools), SAS/SQL, R, and desirably Python - in general, a familiarity with a wide analytical toolset
  • Working knowledge of Git, AzureDevOps, and AGILE or Dev/DataOps workflow methodologies
  • Ability to prioritise and use initiative
  • Proactive and can-do approach
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Personable and a team player
  • Leadership skills
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