Business and Performance Analyst

Posted 12 May 2022
SalaryUp to £16 per hour
Job type Temporary
ContactMarlon Sorhaindo

Job description

Opus People Solutions on behalf of North Northampton County Council are recruiting for a Business and Performance Analyst to join their team on a temporary contact.

Start Date:
5 months Initially

Working Location:
Office based with occasional work from home days

Working Hours:
37 hours Mon-Fri 9-5

Overall purpose of the role:
To improve the health of residents in Northamptonshire by providing analysis, interpretation and presentation of health, social care and voluntary sector information to support the work of the Public Health Intelligence team on behalf of Public Health and other directorates in the county council and CCG to develop intelligence led commissioning and improve health and reduce health inequalities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Analyse, interpret and present data on health and determinants of health in resident and registered populations in Northamptonshire to enable organisations and commissioners to assess need and variations in need, identify priorities and monitor change.
  • To ensure adherence to good data quality, IG and safety/confidentiality in all work undertaken and to ensure this is maintained across the wider function.
  • Communicate the results of analyses through written reports, and verbal presentations, including those to larger specialist or non-specialist groups. This requires the presentation of statistics and detailed information in a format that is accessible to a wide range of audiences.

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in skills and experience.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development .
  • Educated to degree level in a subject with strong element of quantitative analysis in Public health, data science, mathematics or related discipline.


  • High degree of numeracy and computer literacy - advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word (or equivalent)
  • Excellent knowledge of issues around Data Protection, information governance and data quality
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access, including queries, SQL and the principles of database design
  • Ability to transform large datasets into clear and concise analytical reports for a wide range of audiences including senior management
  • Experience in an information/intelligence and/or analytical role and working with a team of analysts
  • Experience of report writing and data visualisation
  • Experience of using common office IT programmes including Word and Excel, Outlook
  • Experience of using specialist analytical and data management software (e.g. R, SPSS, QGIS, T-SQL)
  • Experience of undertaking needs assessments and other applied public health techniques