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Business Analyst

Business & Corporate Services

Policy, Business Analysis, Change & Transformation

Oldham Council


Corporate and Commercial Services

Business Intelligence Service

Business Analyst

Ref: G8/OL-13309

Contract Type: fixed term contract (18 months)

Salary: £33,437-37,306, Grade 8

Please see additional Terms and Conditions here. Oldham Council Terms and Conditions.docx

Hours: 36.67 per week

Based: Oldham MBC, Level 12, Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1UL

Closing date: 28th January 2018

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: (TBC)


Role overview

Working within the Council’s Business Intelligence Service, you will drive forward improvements, so that we can understand and address the changing needs and demands of our communities, particularly in the context of challenging times for local public services.


Key responsibilities


Working closely with services to establish business requirements for the successful implementation of changes to business functions and process, organisational roles and responsibilities and change management strategies.


Providing options and evaluation of the financial, commercial, cultural, technological, organisational and environmental factors that must be addressed in a change programme, and the benefits that are to be achieved


Providing structured advice and guidance to business and service change teams in the Council is desired.


Promoting the appropriate use of business intelligence across the organisation, supporting the development of a culture that places the onus for performance management, ensuring that the work of the Business Intelligence team adds value to and supports the Council’s strategic direction and underpins informed decision-making.


Key Requirements


To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:


  • To be a self motivated individual and experience change professional, with the motivation to work in collaboration with the wider service, utilising skills, experience and knowledge to contribute to desired goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to effectively advise and support senior officers, with confidence to challenge where appropriate based on evidence.
  • Excellent organisational skills will be needed to agree, develop and manage the provision of appropriate business analyst support to relevant customers



Job Description and Person Specification.doc

Oldham Right to Work in the UK.doc

About Us

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages (link to the blog with the V&Bs)

To find out more about who we are, what we do and why you should join us please visit our dedicated careers pages where you will also find useful guidance on how best to complete the application form:


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28th Jan 2018

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