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Commonwealth Games Senior Data Analyst - 12 month FTC

Job Title: CWG Senior Data Analyst - 12 month FTC
Salary range: £32,268 - £37,024 per annum
Hours: 36.5 hours per week
Please note this is a 12-month fixed-term contract


We will consider offering this opportunity as a secondment to WMCA employees, please make your line manager aware at the application stage.


Who we need


We are looking for a highly analytical Senior Data Analyst to join the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 transport team.

You will provide accurate, well-presented intelligence from our transport models for forward planning and real-time operations during Games-time.


You will utilise a variety of analytical tools, techniques and methods to ensure that CWG functional areas can access appropriate, accurate and consistent transport planning decision-making information.

Reporting to our CWG Modelling and Mapping Manager, you will work as part of a small team of technical specialists in modelling and data analysis providing an end-to-end decision support service.


We're looking for someone with advanced Excel skills, including nested index matching, arrays, macros and dashboards, and knowledge of the latest data analytical and presentation tools, such as Safe FME, Tableau (or the ability to transfer PowerBI skills to Tableau).

Experience and knowledge of transport planning, datasets and APIs would be an advantage but is not essential.


You'll have excellent verbal, presentational and report writing skills, utilising multiple channels including desktop and web-based tools, and communicating to a wide range of audiences, including senior stakeholders, will come easy to you.


If you have a keen eye for detail, enjoy complex data relationships, this role will provide a unique challenge.

If you can pick up new concepts quickly, are self-motivated to drive improvement, have a determination for problem-solving and can work under pressure, then please apply.


About the team


Birmingham 2022 includes 19 sports, bringing together more than 12,000 athletes, Games Family and international media for 11 days of top-class competition in amazing venues.


The Games is a catalyst for change, helping to deliver a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous region for us all.

New and upgraded sports facilities, affordable housing and the creation of thousands of volunteer and job opportunities; the Games is a chance to make a real difference to the West Midlands and help us all succeed, not just now, but for years to come.


Transport has an important role to play in making all this happen which is why TfWM in partnership with Birmingham 2022 and local authorities across the West Midlands, is accelerating existing transport improvements and planning to keep everyone moving to support the delivery of a truly unforgettable Games for everyone.


Who we are


Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) plans, develops and manages an integrated transport system for the West Midlands that is reliable, affordable and accessible for all.

It is the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority.


A standard-setter in the industry, our achievements are regularly recognised nationally, most importantly as the winner of ‘City Region Authority of the Year' in 2016, 2017 and 2019 at the National Transport Awards.


Whether it's developing and delivering new infrastructure, collaborating on future mobility projects, operating the West Midlands Metro or helping customers to keep moving, we need creative and innovative talent to join our already excellent team and help us make a real difference to residents, businesses and visitors travelling in and around the West Midlands.


In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.


This is a remote working opportunity until a date is agreed for the WMCA workforce to return to our usual place of work at 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham.


Our priority is to keep all our employees safe and well during this time.

We will be working remotely for the foreseeable future, and we are doing everything we can to ensure all our employees can enjoy a comfortable remote working space.


How to apply


To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.


Closing Date: 19 May 2021
Interview/Assessment Date: 28 May 2021


We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


The following groups are currently underrepresented: young people, Black, Asian, and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels.


We are a Disability Confident Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who meet the essential job role criteria.

We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.




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