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Intelligence and Analysis Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you ready to be at the heart of change, using data to shape the future of children and families in Staffordshire?

If you are adept with numbers and passionate about making a difference, we may have the job for you!

In the Improvement, Performance and Engagement team we support teams across Children & Families services.  We bring together the voice of families, qualitative information and performance data to help our services celebrate their successes and identify areas of improvement. We cover a wide range of areas from early help to social work, education, and youth offending. 

As a team, we provide ourselves in the support we give each other and the opportunities that this creates for development and progression. We work together to innovate and improve using a high support, high challenge approach.  We know we have the most impact when we work together as a team.

We take data from different systems and using the appropriate tools, we identify trends and insights which help our services to provide the best support for the children and families in Staffordshire as well as making sure we fulfil our statutory requirements.


Main Responsibility

​You will :

  • take a lead role in providing data, intelligence and analysis that drives service improvement and improves the outcomes of children, young people and families. 
  • you will support the work of the Intelligence and Analysis Lead in developing an impactful service that supports, challenges and evaluates services. 
  • lead a dynamic team in the analysis and presentation of both quantitative and qualitative data, driving insights that shape our future; working together to look for opportunities for innovation and improvements
  • work closely with stakeholders, partners, other Intelligence and Analysis Managers and Continuous Improvement Officers to ensure a joined-up approach to project and service delivery.
  • work across the children and families system to ensure that the IT systems and processes provide intelligence led management and performance reports based on regional, national and local directives that feed into business planning and service performance.
  • be responsible for the co-ordination, oversight and completion of our statutory returns, working to ensure data is collected in line with statutory expectations.
  • work with our managers and practitioners to help them understand how good quality recording helps to demonstrate the impact they have through supporting families in Staffordshire.

The Ideal Candidate

You'll have:

  • experience of managing and developing a team of analysts. 
  • a passion for innovation and improvement using data and technology.
  • experience of being able to measure outcomes for children, young people and families from a performance and intelligence perspective
  • an extensive knowledge of performance management tools and techniques
  • excellent problem solving ability, 
  • excellent communication and influencing skills, with and the ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Working pattern: Full time | Part time | Flexible working – we’re happy to discuss options

Interview date: Friday 26 July 2024

The closing date for these vacancies may be brought forward if we receive a high number of applications. Therefore, if you are interested in applying, it is recommended that you complete your application well in advance of the closing date.

For more information please contact we’d love to hear from you!

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

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