Data Analyst (2 Posts)

Queen's University Belfast

The People and Culture Directorate and the Medicine, Health and Life Sciences Faculty Office at Queen’s University Belfast are currently seeking to appoint a Data Analyst* to join both of their teams, to design, develop, and deliver comprehensive reporting solutions that provide clear and actionable insights to support the University’s strategic and operational goals.

Post 1: People and Culture: Working with the HR Technology and Analytics Manager, you will join their expanding HR Technology and Analytics team to help deliver the People and Culture technology and analytics solutions that best support the operating model for the University in support of the recently launched People and Culture Plan (2023-2026). 

Post 2 – MHLS Faculty Office: Working with the Faculty Manager, you will join the Faculty Office team and play a key role in the delivery of business intelligence insight and management information to support the Faculty’s strategic and operational objectives, as outlined in the Faculty’s Academic Plan.

In both posts, you will be responsible for tracking progress against set targets, ensuring data accuracy, and offering quality assurance. Leveraging a range of tools, you will focus on automating data processes, enhancing reporting efficiencies, and crafting data visualisation dashboards and detailed reports.

*Data Analyst, Information Analyst, Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst or Management Information (MI) Reporting Analyst.*

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria: 

  • Degree or equivalent qualification with a focus on data analysis, statistics, or business management related field. In the absence of a relevant degree, consideration will be given to applicants who can demonstrate extensive recent relevant experience in a similar post. 
  • Substantial recent relevant experience to include a significant component of data collection, validation, and interpretation, with a history of producing actionable insights to guide and inform strategic decisions. 
  • Experience of using relevant Business Intelligence/Analytical software such as Tableau or Microsoft Power BI to present and analyse large amounts of data and to develop and maintain data visualisation dashboards and detailed reports tailored to various stakeholder groups. 
  • Demonstrated experience in streamlining, documenting, and ensuring the consistency of data collection and reporting processes. 
  • Strong spreadsheet and database query experience and analytical skills with the capability to interpret data, identify trends, and present complex data comprehensibly to diverse audiences. 
  • Experience in collaborating across multiple departments or teams, with the ability to integrate data systems and share best practices.
  • Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the ‘Candidate Information’ link below.

    At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

    We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

    • Great terms & conditions
    • Pension schemes
    • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
    • Family-friendly initiatives
    • Career development opportunities
    • Support for health & mental wellbeing
    • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

    Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

    We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: ; and .

    Informal enquiries may be directed to Glenn Campbell via [email protected] .

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