Birmingham, West Midlands
Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission is committed to safeguarding the public against any detrimental impact brought about by gambling. We do this by keeping crime out, protecting children and vulnerable people and ensuring the commercial gambling industry is run fairly and openly. We work with the legal system, the public health system, community groups and the industry itself to understand how we can protect the interests of as many people as possible, as effectively as possible.
We are now looking for a Data Analyst to join our Data Team in Birmingham and play a vital role in the effective management and insight for our data.
- Salary of c£27,000
- Civil service pension
- Flexible working
- 26 days’ holiday
- Option to buy up to five days’ extra annual leave
- Additional benefits
Joining our Data Team means translating some of the most interesting and exciting policy data into insight that underpins how we protect consumers and the public.
As data becomes an ever more important part of our work, the team are delivering an ambitious strategy to maximise our capability in this area. You’ll work with the latest tools and technology and collaborate with senior leaders to unlock the potential in our data and amplify our reach.
As a Data Analyst, you will be tasked with developing sophisticated and innovative data products that deliver impactful insight into gambling and its regulation.
Creating business intelligence products, reports and data science tools, you will use Microsoft PowerBI, taking raw data and transforming it into impactful reports.
You will select relevant data, combine it and turn it into actionable insight. This could be achieved through the creation of reports on trends or statistics or automating manual data collection tasks through the design and the application of tools like web crawlers to efficiently gather and process data.
Additionally, your role will involve:
- Developing fit-for-purpose data products
- Proposing your own ideas and turning them into reality with the support of our collaborative and innovative team
- Inspiring colleagues with the possibilities offered by the inventive application of data techniques
- Driving the Commission forward into the increasingly data-led gambling environment
To be considered as a Data Analyst, you will need:
- Experience in a data or analytics role
- Strong technical ability with PowerBI or equivalent
- A good understanding of data analytics and visualisation principles and practices
Coding experience, primarily with R or Python, would be beneficial to your application, as would experience in the gambling industry or a regulatory environment.
Other organisations may call this role Statistical Analyst, Data Insight Analyst, BI Analyst, Business Information Analyst, Insight Analyst, Analyst, MI Analyst, Management Information Analyst.
The closing date for this role is the 19th January 2020.
We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.
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