MIS Development Senior Data Analyst

Eastern Colleges Group
Bury St Edmunds [Suffolk]
£26,303 - £28,048 Per Year, Depending on experience
02 Oct 2020 17:22
31 Oct 2020 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
MIS / Data
Contract Type
Flexible / Job Share
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

MIS Development Senior Data Analyst

MIS Development Senior Data Analyst

West Suffolk College –Bury St Edmunds

Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: £26,303 to £28,048 depending on experience

An excellent opportunity has become available for an MIS Development Senior Data Analyst to join our expanding team here at West Suffolk College. As part of this role you will be responsible for supporting the administration of the college’s management information systems and the preparation of management information reports.  Development and management of live KPI’s and the reports centre. Assist the MIS Development Team Leader in the development of an information culture within the College.

This opportunity not only offers a very competitive salary range but also an attractive benefits packages which is inclusive of a lucrative pension scheme, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, free training and numerous money saving options with local organisations.

Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing a wide range of cross college reports from a number of core databases utilising Microsoft SQL Server, Reporting Services, PowerBI, Dynistics and SharePoint technologies
  • Support the maintenance of the College’s, management information (MI) systems to include user access, systems security and data protection.
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing cross college reporting from a number of core systems to support the day-to-day management.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of live KPIs systems, such as Dynistics and keep individual systems under review to ensure they meet the requirements of the College.
  • Further develop and review the Reports Centre creating dynamic reporting solutions that meet the requirements of the College.
  • Maintain and support online elements of systems such as Capita and EBS systems, including online services and online services for organisations
  • Support the individual software requirements of the College such as ProAchieve, ProGeneral, ProObserver, ProMonitor and ProPerformance.
  • Assist in developing, monitoring and reviewing systems and procedures for obtaining information and reports from the student database for individual college users.
  • Assist in ensuring the validity of the data held on the MI system.
  • Liaise and collaborate with the other development staff to develop integrated systems to facilitate a culture that enables more effective administration and management of the College.
  • Assist in assessing, devising and delivering training needs for staff using MI systems.
  • Keep updated with IT developments, specifically relating to the student database and related systems and advice on the suitability of new approaches. 
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade of the post as required by the Line Manager.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • Good standard of general education, ideally up to degree level or equivalent.
  • Level 3 qualification or above in Business Administration/IT
  • Significant experience of database administration on a large relational database
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional, especially Access
  • Good understanding of the use of SQL for data extraction and manipulation and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Proven application of Systems Analysis and design
  • Good accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • A willingness to undergo any further training or development as, or when, appropriate.

For more information please contact recruitment@wsc.ac.uk

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.



Please send a completed application form to recruitment@wsc.ac.uk , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Monday 5th October 2020

Interview Date: Friday 9th October 2020

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms



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