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Education Business Intelligence Analyst and System Support

Business & Corporate Services

Learning, Training and Development

Wigan Council

Education Business Intelligence Unit (EBIU)

Wigan Life Centre South

College Avenue


Salary: Grade 7, £23,866 - £28,221 per annum
The salary is subject to the 2019 National Joint Council pay award and any local agreements

37 hours per week
Your role:


You will develop and implement co-ordinated and integrated approaches for the provision of Education Business Intelligence, performance management and data quality. You will work across all Key Stages from nursery data, EYFSP, Phonics, Key stage 1, 2, 4 and 5. 

You will be responsible for the production and dissemination of analytical and research products, analysis and interpretation of school, early years and virtual school data.


About you:


You will have extensive experience of analysing, interpreting and reporting on diverse management information and have evidence of using a variety of software packages to analyse and produce a wide range of management information reports. To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to liaise effectively with individuals from all levels of our organisation and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

You will have significant experience of identifying and recognising problems and suggesting or implementing solutions leading to service improvements. You will have significant experience of managing competing priorities and meeting deadlines, whilst maintaining a positive and professional outlook.


About us:


The Education Business Intelligence Unit (EBIU) is a highly regarded team with schools and colleagues across Wigan Council.  The team delivers three main service level agreements for our customers, support for School Management Information Systems (MIS), Education Performance Analysis products, and a free school meal eligibility checking service, as well as being responsible for statutory data collection duties for the council. 

The development and delivery of Wigan’s educational data is fundamental in identifying areas of strength and supporting school improvement across Wigan.

As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Joanne Nulty on 01942 486190 or Kelly Partington on 01942 486271.


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Interview date: Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 February 2019

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11 59 pm

27th Jan 2019