Apprentice Data Analyst

Kingston-Upon-Thames Council
Guildhall 2, High Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1EU
£20,367.00 annually
21 Jul 2021
22 Jul 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The Insight & Data Team provides an information and data analytics function for the whole Council. Their local authority is passionate about evidence led service design and transformation and the team has a key role to play in that.

The range of services accessing the team ensures that they have a varied, stimulating portfolio of projects. This will provide an ideal opportunity for an apprentice to work with a wide range of data and platforms across projects with different analytical needs.

The team performs a variety of tasks including specialist statutory functions for Adult Social Care, Children's Services, Public Health and Community Safety. They also provide demographic and open data via the Kingston Data website, and data insight via needs assessments, data analysis, interpretation, and visualisation.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Collect, download, organise and study data to provide business insight
  • Data admin tasks in relation to the team projects including data cleansing, formatting, linking, and uploading to a variety of databases
  • Assist the team's analysts across a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, dashboards, presentations, needs assessments, data returns, analytical reports, and performance reporting
  • Working with colleagues across the Council and in partner organisations to collect data and understand their data needs
  • Creating data reports from both internal databases and publicly available data. This would include running database queries using scripted query languages
  • Analysing data in a variety of ways including basic statistical analysis to identify trends and patterns and assist in the creation of visualisations such as dashboards and presentations
  • Preparing and giving input into insight reports
  • Investigating data requests
  • Uploading data to the Kingston Data Website and assisting in its development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Commitment to develop excellent IT skills on a variety of systems and analytic tools
  • Data interpretation and presentation skills
  • Efficient communication skills, bothwritten and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Good teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Agility and adaptability
  • Positive & enthusiastic
  • Committed to the work of the team & council
  • Striving for continual improvement & development - both individual and for the team
  • Thrives when working on a variety of tasks
  • Inquiring and forward looking
  • Demonstrate a commitment to studying towards and achieving a full apprenticeship
  • Demonstrate punctuality

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

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

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