Management Information Officer

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: MAR20222867

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£30,095 - £32,797 Per Annum

Closing date

5 June 2022

Management Information Officer

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

This role will be part of the Children’s Services Data Team within the Children, Families and Education directorate. The Management Information Officer will support the aims of the Children’s and Families services to help improve outcomes for our children and young people.

Portsmouth City Council offer flexible working to its staff, we are also engaged with the working from home scheme, offering staff the flexibility to work from both home and office. However there may be a requirement to visit the office when needed, this will be discussed with you by your line manager.

What is the role

The role supports Children and Families services through extraction of data and analysis from various case management systems to enable case holders to support their case work, for managers to track performance of their teams, and for senior management to make informed strategic decisions to help improve outcomes for children and young people.

The tasks will range from:

  • Developing SQL queries from a number of different case management systems and databases
  • Analysing, collating and combining data from various sources to establish trends and insight
  • Understanding customer requirements and translating this into the desired output
  • Providing and presenting data in accessible formats to inform strategic planning and service delivery

We are looking for someone that has a thirst for knowledge and wishes to use their problem solving skills to find innovative solutions to complex problems; to be able to suggest or explore key lines of enquiry and work intuitively within systems to develop data sets and analysis.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have a good level of numeracy and literacy as well as proven SQL skills and  strong analytical skills and be able to undertake research and provide comprehensive reports in a variety of formats and environments.  

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

How to apply: Please see attached document at the bottom of the Job page and ensure you fully read and follow the guidance in the ‘How to Apply’ on the home/front page of the careers portal, before you complete your application to ensure that you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. In addition there is information in the How to apply that you need to evidence in your application.  This is really important and if all the information is not completed you are likely not to be shortlisted. PLEASE DO NOT JUST SUBMIT A CV.

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