Business Support Apprentice (IT and Innovation)

£15,796 yearly
  • Watford Community Housing
  • Watford, UK
  • Jul 12, 2019
Full time Business Intelligence Business Development Data Analysis/ Management Databases

Job Description

Watford Community Housing has the perfect entry-level opportunity for you to start your career in business intelligence and reporting. This role will be a 2 year fixed term contract which includes completing a qualification in Reporting Analyses. The main purpose of this role is to support the Reporting Analyst, including gathering data and producing data reports.

Key responsibilities:

  • Gathering data and commentary from stakeholders across the business.
  • Producing executive and board level reports, to agreed timescales.
  • Identifying and maintaining procedures to ensure high data integrity.
  • Communicating with data stakeholders from across the business to understand and document their processes and requirements.
  • Assisting in the creation and distribution of recurring operational reports, including ad-hoc analysis as and when required.
  • Supporting the TIS team in centralising business intelligence reporting.

Who are we looking for?


  • Competent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel; formulas and multi-spreadsheet analysis.
  • Good maths skills
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Good oral and written communication.
  • The ability to learn and understand different business areas, and to use that knowledge to solve problems
  • Familiarity with Business Objects/PowerBI is beneficial.

Personal Qualities

  • Interested in technology as a career, specifically reporting and data.
  • Professional and approachable, with an openness to learn.
  • Integrity to deliver work within expectations, and to handle data appropriately.
  • Methodical and analytical. A problem solver.

With a multi-generational workforce we try to ensure that we have something for everyone. We offer a range of benefits:

  • On-going development programme
  • 28 days annual leave + closure days at Christmas + bank holidays
  • Employer pension contribution up to 11%
  • Development opportunities
  • Employee rewards which include shopping vouchers, duvet days, and free massages

Application Deadline

Jul 21, 2019