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Senior Analyst - WMF989e

Westmorland and Furness Council
Kendal, Penrith or Barrow Westmorland & Furness Offices
£42,403 - £43,421
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

About this opportunity 

Can you leverage data-driven insights, working alongside council service leaders, to deliver improvements that make a different to communities? Are you someone who can drive forward the development and delivery of analytical and performance management processes?

About the role

We are a growing corporate team working across the council’s many service areas. We are progressive and ambitious and aim to be at the forefront of data intelligence provision for local government. This pivotal role would lead the delivery of bespoke PowerBI, Azure and SQL products to ensure actionable insights from complex datasets, enabling the council to deliver the best services possible. You will be responsible for working alongside service directorates to develop reporting process throughout the data pathway; establishing data architecture, developing dashboards, and analyzing and interpreting data to provide strategic recommendations. Your work will contribute directly to improving to the lives of people and communities in Westmorland and Furness.

Who we are looking for

If you have experience as a data analyst or similar, and are someone who believes in the power of evidence-based decision making, then we’d love to have you on the team. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with experience with economic data, though this is not essential.

For an informal chat about the role or for further information please contact Lindsey Pickard on 07831 465 475 or

What can we offer you!

Excellent training and development

Flexible working opportunities

Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)

Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

Competitive rates of pay

Application and Interview information

Closing date: 14 April 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed

We are currently operating both in-person and virtual interviews. Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process for this specific position, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

If you are invited to a virtual interview, this will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Safer Recruitment

At Westmorland and Furness Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all employees, volunteers and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Westmorland and Furness Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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