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Data Analyst Lead

£46000 - £53000 per annum Excellent Pension & Holidays

Job description

We're currently recruiting for a Data Analyst Lead on a permanent basis on behalf of our public sector client based in Glasgow.

Salary; £46k - £53k


  • 40 Days Annual Leave
  • 31% Pension Contribution (21% Employer)
  • Hybrid Working Options

The role-holder will lead the Analytics Team in delivering the organisation's goal of delivering insight and intelligence across the organisation. They will utilise analytics and data science skills alongside problem-solving capabilities to deliver and lead on the key analytical priorities of the organisation. They will lead on the analysis and dissemination of key publications and internal data that report on institutional performance and aid in the development of actionable insights. They will also work closely with the data engineering, data governance, and strategic planning teams.

Duties Include;

  • To lead the analytical hub team, organise resource to match delivery and ensure that the team are supported to deliver fully and achieving their full development and skills potential.
  • Using data science approaches deliver statistically robust analysis and interpretation of various datasets, particularly data pertaining to learning and teaching, integrating with the whole student journey.
  • Lead on the analysis of key datasets working across the institution to communicate results and integrate feedback.
  • Proactively combine data analytics and wider knowledge to enable insights and recommendations to be created and shared.
  • Act as the contact point for ensuring work is distributed across the wider analytics team.
  • Pass on technical knowledge to train the team of analysts ensuring a strong focus on continuous professional development.
  • Using advanced analytical methods support work on forecasting
  • Represent the team at meetings, external groups/conferences, and seminars to keep up to date with national developments and gain and share information/knowledge of best working practices

Experience and Skills Required;

  • Knowledge of analytical techniques and their application in providing actionable insight across a business area.
  • Knowledge of Data Science techniques
  • Knowledge of Programming Languages (SQL, Python, R)
  • Knowledge of building dashboards and reporting tools
  • Relevant experience of analysis with qualifications OR evidence of progression and development through more substantial experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of using QlikView and Qlik Sense (or similar) to derive data insights from complex data sets.
  • Hands on experience of using SQL,R, Python.
  • Being able to deliver complex analytical reports to various stakeholders

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Alex McCrorie
Technology Recruitment Team
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