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Data Lead

  • Job reference: jt0040
  • Location: Hammersmith, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: IT
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Job description: Data Lead, Hammersmith and Fulham
An exciting opportunity has arisen at a London Local Authority as they look to recruit an experienced Data Lead. They will be required to:

*Lead and direct teams responsible for managing data and providing business intelligence on behalf the directorate.
*To lead and implement a strong performance management culture to support the Council's aspiration for high quality customer facing services
*To initiate and ensure good practice is identified and used to achieve high quality services that set a benchmark for others to compare.
*To ensure leadership and managers have a strategic and cohesive oversight of data management, business intelligence information from across the directorate to manage the quality, performance and cost of services and drive improvement.
*To initiate and establish a performance management culture across the directorate, maximise the value and impact of business reporting functions and provide strategic direction and advice on the effective use of performance
*To initiate and implement systems to maintain and undertake quality assurance assessments on all projects, contracts and services
*To ensure that the data and business information is informed and employs relevant new and emerging policy and legislation
*To work with systems colleagues to understand and improve the directorate wide data layer, taking a strategic approach to records management and maximising the value of data held.

The Role
Your key duties within the role will include the following:
*Provision of information and data to support and shape service delivery
*Supporting strategy development
*Design and provision of intelligence and data to actively support service delivery at the front line, decision making by management and leadership, transparency to residents, effectively manage contracts and client relationships, comply with statutory requirements
*Participate in benchmarking where helpful, take and 'end to end' approach to evidencing delivery of outcomes
*Be the department lead on Information Security and Data Protection as this relates to data held electronically.
*Ensure the team collates and co-ordinates all performance, quality and budget measures and produces a comprehensive suite of business information
*Review and confirm the defined operational information, analysis and reporting needs
*Oversee and identify contract performance issues/concern across the directorate and work collaboratively with managers to direct compliance issues/concerns for investigation and resolution.
*Develop and initiate a learning culture and implement strategic approaches to service and continuous improvement
*Build and maintain effective working relationships with service managers, colleagues and external partners, promote collaborative working and sharing of best practice
*Provide business support for collating, recording and producing financial information to manage sundry accounts, leaseholders charges, tenants re-charges and insurance claims.


The Candidate
To be considered for this role a degree or equivalent professional experience of managing and interrogating different data sets.
The Contract
This is a full-time role for 36 hours, 14 week contract starting ASAP and running until the 24/05/2019

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-An exclusive range of Social Housing vacancies across the UK
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-£250 referral bonus if you refer a successful candidate and they complete a probationary period
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How to Apply
If you wish to apply for the role, please send over a copy of your CV to Jason Thomas at Service Care Solutions (Jason. thomas @ service care. org .uk) or feel free to call Jason on 01772 208 966.