Data Analyst Apprentice

Bradford Council
Shearbridge Road, Bradford, BD7 1PU
£10,544.00 annually
01 Nov 2019
01 Dec 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
As a Systems & Operations Support Apprentice you will be working closely with our Senior Licensing Systems & Operations Support Officer to support our staff and systems. You'll have a keen interest in IT and must be able to work as part of a busy support team as well as on an individual basis.

Working closely with other departments you will need to build relationships with both internal and external staff within the authority. The Licensing Service works to strict Service Level Agreements and you will be responsible, after training, for the accurate diagnosis and identification of systems issues and to formulate corrective actions, which will be agreed with your line manager.You will be IT-literate with skills in the use of Microsoft Office, in particular, Outlook, Word Excel and Access.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Assist with support in facilitating electronic service and process re-engineering
  • To deliver application support, maintenance, configuration and development that ensures that the department meets and exceeds agreed service levels to its customers
  • Assist with the development of innovative solutions to meet the needs of the Licensing Service within a controlled, consistent and co-operative framework to enable data collection, data processing, report production and performance measurement

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Can demonstrate an understanding of the system development process including requirements analysis, design of applications, development and testing, go-live and on-going support
  • Knowledge of relational database concepts like tables, indexes, constraints, procedures, and functions
  • Knows and understands how to use, interpret, handle and communicate complex information
  • Have an understanding of basic SQL commands
  • Can interpret and apply data and information security standards, policies and procedures to data management activities
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of numeracy, literacy and accuracy across a range of activities
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Can demonstrate analytical, problem solving, logical and creative thinking skills

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to plan and organise to ensure good time keeping
  • Be self-aware, approachable and personable
  • Be energetic, passionate, determined and resilient

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths).

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the possibility to progress into a permanent position.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Just to note previous applicants don't need to apply again.

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