Data Analyst

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Manchester Metropolitan University

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19th February




£33966 - £38205



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Permanent / 35 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join the University's Estates, Facilities and Capital Development (EFCD) Directorate to support the University's Road to 2030 Vision and our core goals of delivering an excellent education and experience for students, and to deliver excellent research and knowledge exchange. 

We are seeking a driven and knowledgeable data analytics professional who is looking for a challenging and varied role that supports high level decision-making and informs progress against a number of performance indicators, particularly in delivering and planning aspects of the University's Estates Strategy to 2030, Leadership in Sustainability key enabling strategy to 2026, and space optimisation plans.

You will be part of a high performing team and work collaboratively across a large Directorate to develop and improve data management approaches, practice, and deliver excellent data analysis and interpretation.


About the role:

The Data Analyst role is based in the Sustainability Team in the EFCD Directorate and will primarily support the Sustainability and Space Management teams, but also other EFCD departments as required in developing an approach and streamlining data management processes, analysing, and interpreting complex data, and presenting the findings to a range of audiences. 


The responsibilities of the Data Analyst will include but are not limited to:

Providing technical expertise and support to non-experts across the EFCD Directorate

Developing reports and presentations with recommendations to a variety of stakeholders

Development, analysis, and maintenance of datasets

Provide guidance and advice on data quality issues

Responsible for visibility, accuracy, and transparency of data sets


About the candidate:

You will be a driven professional with a career and educational background in data analytics, possessing strong analytical and numeracy skills with the ability to understand and present data to non-experts, which will help inform decision-making and planning, and meet external data reporting requirements.

You will have a demonstrable track record in data analysis and have an excellent capability in the use of Excel and other analytical tools to effectively communicate insight from data analysis such as trends, performance progress and reports on optimisation and efficiency indicators. Ideally, you will also have experience and knowledge of various external reporting requirement, such as HESA Estates Management Records and Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting standards.  You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate ownership of your personal workload.


Manchester Met University is committed to creating an intentionally inclusive culture of belonging that promotes equity and celebrates diversity. We understand the importance of having a diverse workforce and the benefits it can bring to ensuring diversity of thought and innovation in everything we do. We, therefore, encourage applications from our local and international communities, in particular people from ethnic minority groups, disabled people and people who identify as LGBTQIA+.

Closing date: 10 March 2024

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