Data and Insight Lead Data and Insight Lead …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 May 21
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 May 21
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
Data & Insight Lead: Up to £40,666 plus flexible working and pension worth 27% We are looking for a talented Data & Insights Lead to join our People, Capability and Place team

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We make payments worth over £195bn a year to support over 22 million people including some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We are looking for a talented Data & Insights Lead to join our People, Capability and Place team. You'll will bring the fresh, data-driven insight and expertise we need to track, influence and enable key strategic and operational decisions across all areas of people, resourcing and workforce planning.

We want you to be at your best so we offer brilliant work-life balance, with flexible working options, flexi hours and flexi days off. And we'll help you build a great future with a strong Civil Service Pension, and guaranteed opportunities to learn, develop and build a brilliant career.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As our Data & Insight Lead you critical to our future decision-making for people, resourcing and recruitment.

You'll collate and utilise data to create incredible people-focused insights which tell how we're doing, how we attract new talent and where our teams' support will be most valuable.

You will need a passion for both data & people. You will translate raw data for senior stakeholders, presenting clear and concise insights and recommendations that show how we can improve.

There is huge potential to make an impact, and quickly. This is an opportunity to really change the way we make decisions, how we recruit and how we plan for the future of a workforce of over 110,000 agents, front line workers, digital specialists and more.


What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • You are a highly organised and experienced data and insight lead able to use a variety of innovative ways to gather and use complex, accurate data.
  • You can lead on the use of data management software (such as, but not exclusively, Advanced Excel) and you have advanced skills in manipulating, dissecting and presenting data which drives good decision making.
  • Ideally your experience will be grounded in a large and/or complex organisation and will have been gained in a workforce planning context.
  • This is a people-focused and data-driven role. You'll be able to build relationships which enable you to challenge current processes, collaborate on solutions actions, and land complex data and recommendations.
  • You'll need to be organised and methodical in the face of ambiguity, with a strong analytical mind and a focus on continuous improvement and problem solving.
  • This is a face-paced environment with ever-changing priorities, so you'll need to be resilient and flexible, taking challenges and changes in your stride.


Details. Workplace. Perks.

You'll join us in one of brilliant hubs in your choice of Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle or Sheffield.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

Salary is £35,310 - £40,666.

You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Family friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.

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