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Principle Performance Analyst
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/9769
  • Published: Tue 23/02/2021, 12:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £43,966 - £47,822 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Principle Performance Analyst

Team: CSC – Performance Improvement – Social Care

Job Family: Providing – CBG13

Salary: £43,966 - £47,822 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable

Contract Type: 1 year Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity

Closing Date: 28th February 2021 

More about the role:

We are looking to recruit a Principle Performance Analyst to work within the Council’s Children’s Services Performance Team.

As Principle Performance Analyst you will support in leading the Service to deliver outstanding performance through the effective use and development of data and business intelligence. You will provide detailed analysis and present complex information to senior leadership groups across Children’s Services. You also will plan, develop, and lead the implementation of new reporting tools and mechanisms across Children’s Services. You will provide and maintain regular performance management information to all levels of management, and provide quality analysis and advice to enable the Service to understand performance and the reasons for poor performance. You will complete a number of statutory returns and provide OFSTED with any data they require during inspection.  You can find your greatness by working with people across the Service to inform improvements that ensure better outcomes for children, young people and families.

The successful candidate is required to have demonstrable experience of providing data analysis leading to service improvement as well as experience of producing reports and information from reporting software (preferably Business Objects).  Advanced Excel skills and experience of presenting complex information to non-technical audiences are essential for this role.  Due to the short-term nature of the role experience of a similar position in either Adults or Children’s Social Care is essential.

The role requires either a degree or equivalent qualification in a related subject e.g. Maths, or demonstrable equivalent experience. It is essential that the post holder has good report writing and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, as well as being innovative and dedicated to improving service delivery with an understanding of how to make the best use of data and information to make informed decisions, seeks improvement opportunities and ways to resolve problems.

Join us and take advantage of a generous rewards package and flexible working. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver outstanding performance information and intelligence as a key part of an ambitious Children’s Service that is improving the lives of children, young people and their families within Central Bedfordshire.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Principle Performance Analyst Recruitment Pack 

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Andy Capjon at or call 0300 300 6846.

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community. 

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.