Business Analyst

£30,000 yearly
  • Housing Solutions
  • Maidenhead, UK
  • Oct 07, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

About Us

Housing Solutions is a not for profit Housing Association, rooted in the local community providing quality, affordable homes to rent and buy across the local area. Our mission is to make our residents proud of where they live and our colleagues proud of where they work. Our services are driven by our strategic goals of safe, satisfied and sustainable, underpinned by our company values of ownership, innovation, teamwork and inclusion.

Why Choose Us

We pride ourselves on putting our residents at the heart of everything we do. We are invested in our local community and can see the difference we make in the area we live and work. Our employees are passionate and driven to achieve the best results for our residents, and are rewarded for their hard work and commitment.

Our modern and fresh working space allows us to work collaboratively together. You will make connections across the whole team and be part of our inclusive and open culture. Achieving the best of both worlds we successfully combine remote working as well as meeting together weekly as a whole team once pandemic restrictions allow.

Our substantial  benefits package includes company pension contributions of up to 14% and a strong focus on employee wellbeing, including generous annual leave and our ‘Healthy Lives, Healthy Minds’ programme. 

Our commitment to Learning and Development can been seen across the organisation and aims to bring our future leaders to the fore, whilst helping our employees reach their career aspirations by offering a broad development fund and in house development programmes.

About The Role

The Business Analyst is responsible for the development, collation and analysis of data and performance reporting across the organisation. To ensure that all data is correct & accurate and to play a key role in encouraging and supporting teams in the use of data to drive forward service improvements across the organisation.

Your key accountabilities will be:

  • Develop and maintain processes for gathering, validating and analysing performance information relating to corporate plans/strategies, key policies and standards, service effectiveness and service risk
  • Identify performance monitoring gaps, clarifying the implications of gaps, and make recommendations as to how the gaps should be addressed
  • Collect, validate and analyse a wide range of quantitative and qualitative data from both internal and external sources to support the planning and performance of work priorities throughout the organisation.
  • Review workflow and procedures in departments, ensuring these are kept up to date and tested.
  • Carry out data checks to ensure all information stored in IT systems is stored correctly, up to date, relevant and accurate.
  • Monitor data integrity issues and liaise with departments to address any problems
  • Responsible for carrying out routine GDPR related tasks, such as maintaining the Subject Access Request and Data Breach registers.

About you

You will be:

  • Experienced in data / information analysis
  • Experienced in writing reports for wide range of audiences, with the ability to communicate and present complex data to allow informed decisions to be made. 
  • Have strong accuracy and attention to detail, particularly in data validation and analysis
  • Have the ability to build links with other departments to understand performance needs
  • Understand GDPR regulations that relate to Subject Access Requests
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office – particularly Excel
  • Have the ability to work independently, with minimum supervision, while achieving set deadlines

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy please visit the Jobs & Careers page of our website

The closing date is 24 October 2021.    Interviews will be held on W/C 01 November 2021.

We reserve the right to shortlist and arrange interviews for potentially suitable candidates ahead of the scheduled close date, therefore we look forward to your application as soon as you are ready.

We will not be accepting applications through recruitment agencies for this position.

Employee Benefit Highlights

Minimum 25 days per annum + bank holidays   Buy/Sell holiday scheme   Generous Pension Plan   Life Assurance    Physiotherapy   Annual Health Events – flu jabs and health screening   BUPA Membership with certain roles   Learning & Development Funds   Employee Recognition events and awards Modern offices and parking available

Full details here

Application Deadline

Oct 24, 2021