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Assistant Commissioning Officer (Information Analyst)

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Programmes and Business Intelligence Team within the Commissioning Division of the Department of Adult Social Care and Public Health. You will be supporting the Department at a time when it is embarking on an ambitious programme of Transforming The future. This Programme is designed to direct restoration and transformation of adult social care across the boroughs of Richmond and Wandsworth to ensure the best for our residents.

The postholder will support the delivery of business intelligence and project support for the Programme of work being undertaken by Commission Division

Ideally you will:

  • Possess good analytical and numerical skills with an eye for detail
  • Possess an interest in developing new skills and managing a varied workload
  • Be able to use your own initiative to problem solve
  • Be competent in the use of applications such as Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, database management systems

You will be working on a diverse portfolio of work including:

  • Supporting the development  and maintenance of Divisional performance reports and dashboards
  • Contributing to and supporting the analysis of  business intelligence for a range of commissioning tasks including needs analyses, geographical mapping and equality impact assessments.
  • Coordinating information for departmental requests  and assisting in the development, maintenance and promotion of the divisional resources folder on share point

You will therefore be able to work collaboratively as part of a team  and be able to organise and prioritise your own workload. You will also be experienced in using spreadsheets and undertaking analysis ensuring numerical accuracy and possess confident ICT skills in standard IT packages.

We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 days paid (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

If you would like to have an informal chat about this role please contact either Dawn Patrick on 07538 601575 or Sarita Gogna on 07557191536.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  Sunday 20th June 2021

Shortlisting Date: W/C 21st June 2021

Interview Date: W/C 28th June/TBC

Useful Information

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils


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