Reporting and Data Analyst

Closing Date: 23/04/2019


Full Time Salary – £32,100 –  £33,272

Would you like to take on a role that allows you to take ownership of your work, be creative in your approach and get rewarded for your contribution and commitment?

At Thrive Homes we embrace change, are positive and curious, and respect each other, which we believe enables and empowers individual success.

We take pride in what we do and our values underpin our behaviours. Joining our team will be rewarding, challenging, exciting and fun!

About the Company

Thrive Homes is a housing association which owns and manages more than 4,000 rented and leasehold properties in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Thrive exists to provide good quality affordable homes and services enabling the development of communities where people enjoy living.

Thrive Homes’ values inform the way we work – we are: Open, Respectful, Professional and Reliable.

Thrive is an exciting place to work. We challenge ourselves and others to deliver results and think differently. We share positive stories and messages, and respect each other and our customers.

We are One Team, One Business, with One Purpose.

We strongly believe that we are #agoodplacetowork – so, are you up to the challenge?

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of passionate, committed professionals.

This role will provide specialist support and advice to the Business and colleagues. This is a highly collaborative role, where close interaction with colleagues is expected, and encouraged, to define, refine and improve the reporting function for Thrive.

The immediate challenge is to migrate the reporting off the legacy reporting system onto PowerBI.

Thrive is an exciting place to work where you will challenge yourself and others to achieve success and think differently.

About the Role

You will develop and maintain a business intelligence framework that identifies the data drivers for each area of the business and enables a “direction of travel” style reporting capability. A very important part of this role is leading the submission process for key reports for regulators and benchmarking activities using project management skills and a high level of data analysis. In order to help the business to improve performance you will collect, validate, interpret and present data in new insightful ways. This role will require you to collaborate, support, challenge and advise Business Leads and Senior Management in terms of performance information to aid their decision making through community insight mapping, benchmarking, required policy and best practice. You will work closely with colleagues across the business to ensure they have all the information and tools required to interpret and understand key reporting data.

Essential skills

You will be educated to degree level, or equivalent experience, with the following certifications and skills;

Microsoft SQL MCSA



Having skills with R and Python would be advantageous

Strong attention to detail and analytical approach

Ability to present and communicate analysis to both a technical and non-technical audience

A good understanding and experience of how businesses collect, use and act on key performance data

An ability to select, scrutinise and analyse information – both internal and external – that aids strategic decision making.

Ability to engage with Business Leads and Senior Managers. Clarify requirements. Ensure information is shared, understood and used to help influence performance improvement.
Ability to demonstrate insight in data analytics, and to communicate this effectively and concisely.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with both groups and individuals at all levels.
A collaborative approach to defining requirements and clarifying understanding
Report production that succinctly expresses data messages, insights and issues
Coach and develop colleagues in the use of reporting software and best practice.

A minimum of 2 years as a data reporting analyst or data insight role.


Coach and develop colleagues in the use of reporting software and in best practice standards.

Experience in working within social housing or the public sector space


Competitive benefits package, including life assurance * pension scheme * flexible benefits * healthcare scheme * 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days * free on-site car parking * massage days * free fruit weekly.

In return we ask you to be positive and creative, curious and questioning, take ownership and accountability, and above all, have pride in the work you do.

*Only applicants meeting the criteria above will be shortlisted.

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd April 2019

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