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Business Intelligence Analyst

Permanent
Part time
22.5 hours per week
£19,743 pro rata (£30,849 FTE) per annum
Birmingham
Corporate Functions

What is in it for you?

• Be part of a team which supports the SRA’s strategy and informs operational decision making.
• Work alongside SRA departments to develop and maintain analytical products
• A varied workload
• Opportunity for professional development

The role

The Business Intelligence (BI) team takes the lead in extracting complex regulatory data and operational performance data. The team produce high quality analytical products that inform decision making and drive the performance of the SRA’s functions.

As a BI Analyst, you will be solving reporting problems by extracting, analysing and interpreting data from a variety of sources. You will produce reports, summaries and briefing notes. You will present statistical analysis to a range of audiences. Your findings and considerations will guide regulatory policy and operational decision making. You will also be comfortable advising stakeholders and providing specialist technical advice on data management and BI reports.

You will have a high level of IT skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel with an understanding of VBA. You will be confident analysing and manipulating large data sets and have a good understanding of data management packages. You will also have experience querying relational databases and writing structured query language (SQL).

What we are looking for

• Relevant degree level qualification or equivalent work experience.
• Experience of working in an analytical role and managing large datasets.
• Experience of coding in structured query language in particular T-SQL.
• Experience of a range of statistical and analytical methodologies and the use of data management packages (SSRS, SSMS and Business Objects).
• Ability to produce data analysis, reports and provide advice on technical data
• Track record of working collaboratively to implement long term technical projects
• Excellent IT skills
• Excellent analytical & problem solving skills.
• Pro-active and able to make own decisions.

Salary: £19,743 pro rata

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter. Please ensure that your CV and covering letter clearly demonstrate how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience requirements of the role.

Essential

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:
Relevant degree level qualification or equivalent work experience.
Experience of working in an analytical role and managing large datasets
Experience of coding in structured query language in particular T-SQL.
Experience of a range of statistical and analytical methodologies and the use of data management packages (such as SSRS, SSMS and/or Business Objects).
Ability to produce data analysis, reports and provide advice on technical data.
Track record of working collaboratively to implement long term technical projects. • Track record of working collaboratively to implement long term technical projects.
High level of IT skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel with an understanding of VBA, along with Microsoft Office, Internet and other electronic data sources.
Excellent analytical & problem solving skills.
Pro-active and able to make own decisions.

Desirable

Knowledge of the SRA’s function and the role of business intelligence.
Knowledge of relevant data legislation including Freedom of Information and the Data Protection Act.
Strong team player
The SRA is the independent regulator of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales, protecting consumers and supporting the rule of law and the administration of justice. We do this by overseeing all education and training requirements necessary to practise as a solicitor, licensing individuals and firms to practise, setting the standards of the profession and regulating and enforcing compliance against these standards.

We offer a generous flexible benefits package, a friendly working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a professional organisation.
Vacancy closing date: 26/09/2017 23:55
The Solicitors Regulation Authority is an Equal Opportunities Employer