Business Intelligence / Data Consultant - Social Housing (WFH)

Coventry Permanent £45,000 - £55,000
  • Opportunity to evolve a Data Consulting capability
  • Opportunity to work with a range of clients in Social Housing

About Our Client

Leading provider of Business Data & Analytics Solutions

Job Description

Leading provider of Business Data & Analytics Solutions require a Business Intelligence / Data Consultant to partner with a range of clients in Social Housing, Housing Associations and Local Authorities to provide expert advice, analysis and consultancy that helps them on their journey to data maturity and contributes to revenue growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Using data supplied by Landlords / Associations as well as public data and benchmarking data, you will present analysis and visualisations that create compelling stories and unlock insight using the most appropriate mediums. You will give complex recommendations at a tactical and strategic level that help our clients improve their performance, drive value and improve the lives of their residents.
  • Help clients design and implement performance reporting frameworks that harness the power of data at all levels within the business and help social housing practitioners make evidence-based decisions that drive service improvement. You will take account of their strategic and business needs, existing data sources, skills, technology and culture - as well as evolving best practice within the social housing sector and beyond.
  • Help clients exploit opportunities through the recognition of new digital technologies to enhance analytical capability in alignment with business goals. You will provide advice on which tools or methods to use and share insight and expertise to how user needs have changed over time. You will help clients build strategic roadmaps to data maturity which take account of data, systems, people and culture.
  • Through a deep understanding of relevant data sources, tools and systems within your client portfolio, you will help them build confidence in their data through end-to-end data quality audits and advice on appropriate approaches for verifying and validating data and analysis.
  • Evolve a trusted data partner relationship to unlock opportunities for increased client engagement
  • Analyse data from a range of sources providing insight to senior stakeholders in the context of current housing sector policy, trends and areas of particular interest to the customer. Present findings to senior stakeholders using attractive visualisation and data storytelling.
  • Help clients design, improve and embed performance reporting frameworks that drive continuous improvement, accountability and transparency. This includes providing advice on key performance indicator selection, target setting, dashboard design, data quality, data curation, data security and privacy.
  • Carry out end-to-end data quality audits on behalf of clients, reviewing data collection processes, reporting scripts, as well as manual amends and calculations. Provide clients with data quality assurance or recommendations on how assurance can be achieved.
  • Keep abreast of social housing policy and regulation as well as emerging analytics technology to provide expert advice to clients that ensures regulatory compliance and exploits the opportunities presented by new digital technologies.
  • Raise the profile of the organisation in the social housing data analytics space through attending and speaking at sector and specialist conferences, delivering webinars and writing thought leadership pieces.
  • Share client intelligence with the wider business that helps build a corporate understanding of the evolving needs of the sector and informs research and product development programmes.
  • Contribute to the development of new products and services that harness data to drive meaningful improvement. Keep abreast of competitor activity and build business cases for innovative solutions as required.



Key Skills / Qualifications:

  • Degree (or equivalent) or professionally qualified (Desirable)
  • Expertise in the fields of data quality, data visualisation, data analysis and performance reporting (Essential)
  • Experience of using data to influence a range of stakeholders (Essential)
  • Experience of working in the social housing sector (Desirable)
  • Experience of scoping and delivering data consultancy (Desirable)
  • Applied knowledge of data warehousing and data architecture (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of social housing regulation, policy and reporting compliance ( Desirable)
  • Experience of managing client relationships and growing accounts (Desirable)



The Successful Applicant

  • Degree (or equivalent) or professionally qualified (Desirable)
  • Expertise in the fields of data quality, data visualisation, data analysis and performance reporting (Essential)
  • Experience of using data to influence a range of stakeholders (Essential)
  • Experience of working in the social housing sector (Desirable)
  • Experience of scoping and delivering data consultancy (Desirable)
  • Applied knowledge of data warehousing and data architecture (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of social housing regulation, policy and reporting compliance ( Desirable)
  • Experience of managing client relationships and growing accounts (Desirable)

What's on Offer

Opportunity to evolve a Data Consulting capability

Opportunity to work with a range of clients in the Social Housing Sector

Contact
James Hobson
Quote job ref
JN-092021-3571657
Phone number
+44 117 906 5144

Job summary

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Consultant name
James Hobson
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5144
Job reference
JN-092021-3571657