Data Manager

Contract Type
Expiry Date
24/05/2022 16:08:00
Data Manager Up to £34,285 Interested in 60% home working, a pension worth 27% of salary, flexible working hours and a great work-life balance?

Job Description

  • Are you a Data Manager looking to utilise best-in-class, cutting edge technologies to deliver data products?

  • Searching for somewhere you can use your skills to make difference for millions of people?

  • Interested in 60% home working, a pension worth 27% of salary, flexible working hours and a great work-life balance?

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We are looking for a Data Manager join our community of experts in DWP Digital.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year, to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services used by millions of people. We're using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

You will join a brilliant, multi-disciplinary team within DWP Digital who are responsible for the provision, maintenance and ongoing development of a high-profile departmental web application.

Your role will be varied and you will be making a real difference. Working closely with the system owner, data provider and colleagues, you will be ensuring data feeds meet user and system requirements.

Your role will include all aspects of the data feeds that the system relies upon, including acquisition, validation, assurance, change / additional feeds, issues, ingest, etc.

You'll lead on investigations into data related quality issues and business process requirement changes, providing recommendations and solutions to ensure successful operations.

You'll utilise and build upon your existing SQL and Business Intelligence tooling abilities, to produce ad-hoc queries and lead on how we use Power BI as a reporting tool.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Experience of diagnosing and prioritising incidents, investigating their causes and finding resolutions.

  • Able to propose and implement solutions and identify service process improvement opportunities through collaborative working with stakeholders.

  • SQL - able to apply knowledge and experience.

  • Experience of Business Intelligence tooling, for example Power BI, and able to apply knowledge and experience.

  • Understands the appropriate media to communicate findings. Shapes and shares communications cognisant of the audience. Able to give tactical recommendations.

Please note - the successful candidate must be able to gain security clearance to Security Check (SC) level to take up this post.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs, in your choice of Blackpool, Leeds or Newcastle.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model, with around 60% home working.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £34,285.

You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%.

You'll get a generous leave package starting at 24 days, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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