Data Analyst

Association of Commonwealth Universities

As our Data Analyst, you will play a key role in supporting the management of information and data to monitor and evaluate the performance of our scholarships programme, working closely with our Senior Information Analyst and other colleagues across the Chevening Secretariat.

Chevening is the UK government’s flagship international awards programme. Founded in 1983 and funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two main types of award – scholarships and fellowships. Our mission is to support foreign policy objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with international leaders, influencers and decision makers. The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) hosts the Chevening Secretariat. 

As Data Analyst, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Senior Information Analyst, Senior Systems Officer and Senior Evaluation Officer in processing and managing scholarships, monitoring, evaluation and alumni data.
  • Assisting in the importing, exporting and maintenance of records in our CRM system and scholar database.
  • Manipulating and preparing data for import into databases from electronic forms and online surveys such as Survey Monkey and Google Forms, and extracting database information for seeding into surveys.
  • Assisting the Senior Information Analyst in creating queries and setting up reports for data analysis.
  • Coordinating access, training and on-going support of users in other Chevening functional teams.

Some of the skills and experience you need to be able to demonstrate include:

  • Strong experience of managing complex information and databases, including data manipulation and report generating, with close attention to detail.
  • Experience of working with electronic data capture tools such as online surveys, and analysing response data.
  • High level of competence in using Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Access.
  • Evidence of advanced database skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate clearly and confidently with exceptional accuracy.

Benefits include 31 days holiday per year (including 4 Christmas closure days) plus bank holidays, competitive pension scheme (10% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution), season ticket loan, childcare voucher scheme and excellent support for learning and development.

For further information and details of how to apply, visit www.acu.ac.uk/about-us/vacancies

As Data Analyst you will be employed by ACU Trading Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the ACU.

Please see www.chevening.org for further information about the Chevening Programme.

At the ACU, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of gender, race, religion, marital status, disability, age, and sexual orientation.

Closing date: 22 January 2018
Interview date: 1 February 2018
Start date: ASAP in February/March

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