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Performance Report Developer
  • Employer: Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils
  • Reference: BMS/22/210867
  • Published: Fri 09/09/2022, 17:22 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 13:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,095 - £35,336 per annum (pro rata for part time)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Suffolk

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Performance Report Developer

Full time, part time and job share opportunities will be considered.

  • Would you like to join our newly created Policy, Performance, Insight, Risk and Improvement Team?
  • Are you ambitious and creative with the desire to improve wellbeing for communities by improving services?

If so, we would love to hear from you.

About the role

Our councils are highly ambitious and want to see significant improvement for the wellbeing of our residents and communities.  The creation of the Policy, Performance, Insight, Risk and Improvement Team is central to driving our improvement journey.

A new Outcomes Framework provides the golden thread between our strategy and business planning arrangements. It links the Corporate Plan, the six strategic priorities, the service plans and personal plans. It drives our new performance management approach, embedding a more comprehensive culture of performance challenge and improvement aligned with finance and risk reporting.

In this important role, you will:

  • Lead the design and delivery of performance reports for Cabinet, The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and Babergh and Mid Suffolk’s six strategic priorities.
  • Lead on the development, design, and implementation of the corporate balanced scorecard for SLT and Cabinet reporting on a quarterly basis.
  • Work with teams in Finance and Risk ensuring integrated reporting is in place.
  • Lead on performance reporting against the Outcomes Framework to elected members and the public ensuring they are engaging and accessible.

About you 

You will be passionate and driven by performance improvement.

Educated to degree level in a business or performance related discipline (or equivalent level of knowledge gained through professional experience) with relevant work experience in performance reporting.

You will have specialist knowledge and experience of designing and building performance reports (ideally in a council setting) including trends and benchmarking and balance scorecards.

Proven knowledge of the regulatory framework around people data and data protection in handling, storage and reporting is essential as well as knowledge of building reports using Power BI.

You will also have experience of producing reports for senior audiences that combine data and written narratives to inform decision-making.

About us

Working together across our councils and with our partners in the public, private and voluntary sectors, we provide excellent services to our 190,000 residents across Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

We are proud of the role we play in creating the environment, economy, and communities for our districts. We believe that the heart of Suffolk is an incredibly special place to live and work. With picturesque market towns, 60 conservation areas and with two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) within our districts, it is little wonder that we are consistently within the top 50 places to live in the UK.

The Benefits of working with us:

  • Great opportunities for learning and development.
  • Suffolk Coaching and Mentoring Partnership
  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 25 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays).
  • Competitive Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Wellbeing Support Program
  • Employee Assist Program
  • Health Care Options.

Visit our Employee Benefits page for further information:

Our ways of working:

We are committed to working in a more hybrid way, with a mix of office, home, and remote-based working (business needs permitting). This has worked well for us and is something we will be continuing with.

We are committed to supporting equality and diversity, Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils provide opportunity and ambition for all, supporting and enabling our people to deliver the best possible service for our residents.

To find out more:

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jane Kennedy, Corporate Manager - Policy, Performance, Insight, Risk and Improvement,

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply online by visiting our career pages on the Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils' website:

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.