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Business Intelligence Developer - PO6

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£44,607 to £47,511
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
02/02/2020 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest Council, London Borough of Culture and MJ Local Authority of the Year in 2019, has an exciting opportunity to provide career break cover in the Business Intelligence team. The team deliver high-quality business intelligence, supporting decision-making and service improvement across the Council.

Working within the Families Performance & Information section of the team, the post-holder will have a crucial role in developing and delivering high quality data and performance reporting for the Council’s services for children, adults and families in Waltham Forest.

The post-holder will be responsible for developing a range of reporting solutions to manage, access and use the Council’s data, including:

  • Leading on projects to develop and implement new methods of reporting on and using data, in particular the implementation of Power BI as the main council data performance and analysis system;
  • Creating or updating reports to extract information from the Council’s databases in order to understand service activity and performance;
  • Improving data quality by investigating and reporting on anomalies and applying good data management principles;
  • Develop ways of matching and analysing data fields across different applications and databases used by the Council.

Excellent knowledge of SQL , Power BI (including DAX), R and Business Objects are important for this role. The Council is currently looking at new approaches to Business Intelligence tools including use of Cloud platforms and visualisation tools; knowledge of these would be an advantage. Experience of working with local authority families services and relevant case management systems and databases is highly desirable for this role. An aptitude for problem solving, attention to detail, good time management, teamwork, communication skills and a commitment to customer service are very important to success in this role.


Interviews and a test will be held at Waltham Forest Town Hall.

All other relevant information will be taken from the recruitment request form.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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