We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Business Intelligence Developer

Closing date: 25/05/2022

Reference: REQ103676

37 hours / Permanent

25,419 - 27,514 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Business Intelligence Developer to join our Performance and Research Team on a permanent, full time basis.

We are looking for an individual to support the Social Services performance reporting function of the Council by producing regular performance reports, developing new reporting solutions and meeting statutory reporting requirements to Welsh Government. With a high degree of computer literacy and knowledge of business information systems, the successful applicant will be experience in systems design, Microsoft technologies and data visualization. 

The person we are looking for will play an integral role in the rollout of the Community Care Information System (WCCIS) in Ceredigion and the Council’s Through-Age Well-being Programme to transform social services in Ceredigion and embed the use of data in evidence-based decision making.

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Produce timely and accurate performance reports in-line with the National Performance and Improvement Framework for Social Services
  • Design new reporting solutions to meet the requirements of both national and local performance management, Freedom of Information requests and for business planning requirements.
  • Research new technical solutions for Business Intelligence purposes to ensure the Through Age Well-being Programme is supported by access to timely and accurate intelligence.
  • Provide expert input on systems development and reporting relating to the Through Age Well-being Programme
  • Support regulatory inspections through the provision of data and intelligence.
  • Support colleagues across the Through Age Well-being Programme to make the best use of data in their day to day activities.

We are looking to recruit an individual with:

  • A degree in Business Information Systems, Computer Science or an equivalent qualification in a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent IT systems skills
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong understanding of data security and confidentiality issues.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail.

In addition to the above, we require an individual with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. A successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the desired standard within two years of appointment.

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible hours scheme, competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here. In addition, we are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

Job Description and Person Specification

Should you wish require any further information about this role please contact: Rob Starr, rob.starr@ceredigion.gov.uk or 01545 572653

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Policy, Performance and Public Protection

We lead on corporate performance, corporate policy, strategic partnerships, engagement, community cohesion and civil contingencies, and also are responsible for strategic and operational responsibility for public protection: environmental health, food fraud, licencing and trading standards.  Our key functions are as follows: 

  • Complaints, Compliments and FOI
  • Corporate Performance and Policy: Corporate performance; Property gazetteer; Research
  • Public Protection: Environmental health; Food fraud; Licencing; Trading standards; Pollution Control; Pest Control; Weights and Measures; Communicable Diseases; Health and Safety; Animal Health.
  • Strategic Partnerships, Engagement and Research: Business continuity; Civil contingencies; Community safety partnership; Engagement; Equality; Public service board;  Refugee programm
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