Management Information Analyst
Management Information Analyst - Business Planning & Performance Reporting
Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £38,129-£42,919 per annum + excellent benefits
Location: 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD
We're looking for a Management Information Analyst to join us on a fixed-term basis until March 2022 and provide a comprehensive information analysis service to the WMCA Business Planning & Performance Reporting Team.
You will collect, manipulate and interpret different forms of performance information and assess to understand emerging trends and risks, utilising your extensive knowledge of information management tools and methodologies and extensive experience of creating management dashboards and management reports.
You will work with IT, acting as a “business user”, to advise on the IT systems required to capture and manage investment programme and other performance data and will also work with the Office for Data Analytics to ensure the provision of regional data to support performance assessments and reporting against WMCA's strategic objectives.
What will you be doing?
, Provide management information reports and dashboards to support the performance management and to support reporting to WMCA management and Boards
, Generate reports from management information sources and provide subsequent analysis to allow full and accurate monitoring and reporting
, Develop and maintain investment programme monitoring systems, to track programme and project performance and progress
, Work closely with key stakeholders across the business, engaging with cross functional teams and building effective relationships when verifying performance information
, Provide a strategic overview of all programmes and management information (corporate dashboard information) reporting anomalies or areas of concern and challenge any discrepancies with Accountable Leads
, Work with the Office for Data Analytics to ensure the provision of regional data to support performance assessments and reporting against WMCA's strategic objectives
, Develop, manage and maintain any be-spoke data systems required, and not provided by IT, to capture and analyse performance and investment portfolio data
, Own actions log for Programme Continuous Improvement Reviews, Internal Audit Recommendations and Assurance Recommendations, highlight when deadlines for these have slipped and address with action owners
Suitably educated and qualified, you'll have extensive knowledge and experience of management information tools, systems and methodologies together with experience of presenting complex management information in easy to follow and understand formats.
We're looking for someone who can demonstrate the following:
, Extensive knowledge and experience of using packages such as SharePoint, data cubes, dashboard tools as well as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint to build and present complex reports in a user-friendly format
, Experience of business management related activities
, Knowledge / understanding of regional data sets related to economic and social conditions
, Proven experience in two or more of the following areas - performance management, programme / project management, continuous improvement, business process change, risk management, governance or internal audit
, Ability to communicate and support/influence across all levels of the organisation
, Strong analytical, interpersonal and verbal/ written communication skills
, Ability to influence stakeholders and bring issues to resolution
, Ability to successfully deliver change
, Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining performance
, Self-motivated and able to perform with minimal supervision
, Exhibit a high degree of pro-activity and creative thinking when faced with challenges requiring resolution
About the team
Our Finance & Business Hub provides essential high-quality, responsive, and agile enabling services to the West Midlands Combined Authority and its directorates in areas such as human resources, procurement, commercial investments, assurance and appraisal, financial control and administration, and financial and business planning and performance reporting.
We are a cohesive team of forward-thinking, insightful, innovative and high-performing professionals who, through our?consultative and business partnering approach, influence, support and coach managers and senior leaders to help them achieve business objectives.
By doing so, we help to ensure sound decisions are made and it is in this capacity that?we act as a respected point of contact within the organisation.
Our role in the West Midlands has never been more important and in these extraordinary times we've shown we can step forward, speak up for our region and bring people together.
Everything we do is focused on making life better for people in the West Midlands - that's our reason for being here and it drives every move we make.
We lead and support others to deliver our shared future vision for the region - a happier, healthier, better connected place to live and work.
We fully believe that we are only as great as the people who work for us and are committed to providing a positive, healthy and inclusive working environment where our people feel valued and respected.
We are a “Leaders in Diversity” accredited organisation, are in the Inclusive Top 50 Employers List and are one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women.
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