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Performance Analyst

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Job summary

Salary
Grade B2: £31,266 - £35,813
DDaT Pay Supplement* £4,000 per annum pro rata
Location
Edinburgh
Hours
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
03 December 2021 at midnight
Reference
IRC90568E
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for a Performance Analyst within Digital Transformation based in Victoria Quay, Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

DDaT Pay Supplement
This post attracts a £4,000 DDaT pay supplement after a 9 months DDaT competency qualifying period. Pay supplements are temporary payments designed to address recruitment and retention issues caused by market pressures and are subject to regular review.

Overview
A performance analyst has a strong understanding of a wide range of sources and analytical tools needed for the project they are working on.

At this level, you:
• are responsible for the performance analysis in your given area and help the project team measure and assess outcomes: for example, what good looks like and how it will be measured
• help to plan and ensure project delivery, finding opportunities to share information with the project team, community colleagues and others
• work independently, although you know to seek guidance when necessary
• are adaptable in applying analysis techniques to new contexts, especially when acting as the sole representative for performance analysts on a project
• are able to create a performance measurement framework for a project with the wider team, including identifying reporting requirements, advising on procurement, implementation and validation of tools to deliver against these requirements
• are responsible for the accuracy and quality of data and analysis and how they are used
• are engaged with, and actively contribute to, the performance analysis community

Essential Criteria
1. Strong proficiency with Google Analytics, Data Studio, Tag Manager and Google Sheets/Excel (or other digital analytics platforms): instrumenting, administration and analysis
2. Detailed understanding of using different data tools to transform and analyse web analytics data sets
3. Experience of discovering and sharing analytical insight with stakeholders with various levels of analytical expertise and at all levels of seniority
4. Experience of data security and privacy issues relating to web analytics

Nationality requirements
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
• UK nationals
• nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UKs
• nationals of the Republic of Ireland
• nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
• certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the "Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants" which you will find below.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Alastair Hutchison at alastair.hutchison@gov.scot

To apply for this post, you will need to provide the information requested below via the online application process. These must be combined into one document as the system can only accept a single document upload per application.

A CV (no longer than two pages) setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements. Add to your CV your personal statement (no longer than 750 words) explaining why you consider your personal skills, qualities and experience suitable for this role, with particular reference to the criteria in the person specification.

Failure to submit a single combined document (CV and personal statement) will mean the panel only have limited information on which to assess your application against the criteria in the person specification.

When considering how your experience relates to the role, please tailor your CV and personal statement to reflect the role and the essential skills/criteria as described in the job description/person specification.

Important Information Regarding Interviews
In recognition of the Scottish Government's ongoing measures and guidance in its response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to advise applicants that a decision has been taken that all interviews must be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.

In order to facilitate this new way of working, we are asking all applicants to ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview as well as a personal device of choice with an account registered to either 'Microsoft Teams' or 'Webex' applications by which you can undertake the interview/assessment if selected. Should you be invited to interview, you will be told which platform the event will take place on. We are also asking you to ensure that your personal Wi-Fi/Broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds to undertake the interview. This will then ensure that there are no issues incurred during the interview.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the resourcing team via recruitment@gov.scot.


 

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