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Research Outcomes Data Analyst

Research Outcomes Data Analyst

Posted 16 October 2018 by UK Shared Business Services

Research Outcomes Data Analyst
EPSRC, Swindon
Full Time (part time applications will also be considered)
Open ended

About Us
The Engineering and Physical Research Council (EPSRC) is a partner organisation within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.

EPSRC is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing over £850 million a year in a broad range of subjects from mathematics to materials science and from information technology to structural engineering.

About the role
This post will work within the UK Research & Innovation Research Outcome Support Team (ROST) as part of UK Research & Innovation Funding Services Team.

The Research Councils (RCUK) that form part of the UK Research & Innovation organisation have a responsibility to demonstrate the value and impact of research supported through public funding.

RCUK uses information that researchers provide on the outputs, outcomes and impact (referred to as 'outcomes’) of their Research Council funded projects to report to and engage with, both the Government and the public.

The purpose of the role is to complete and develop a number of reporting tasks, including compliance statistics, analysis reports and bulk mail outs. To ensure that the data quality within Researchfish® is to a high standard, to support the change process for Researchfish data on the Gateway to Research (GtR) website and for UKRI reporting. To manage the script management process, identifying any data issues or script changes required. To manage the technical incident process. To document any new processes or changes. To represent the team in meetings including the UKRI Management Information Team and Researchfish Reporting Sub Group. To provide support when needed of the Support Analysts within the team.

There are a number of systems and associated information to enable the Analysts to carry out their role. Instruction will be provided as part on induction, classroom, or on the job training.

About you
It is essential that you have A level or above qualification or relevant experience.

Experience of data management covering collection, extraction and cleaning data for analysis is required, along with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

You must have knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, including writing and testing SQL Code.

You will have a proactive approach, including the ability to provide solutions to improve current working practices.

Interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment is essential within this role.

What we offer
The Research Councils recognise and value employees as individuals and aim to provide a pay and rewards package that motivates staff to perform to the best of their ability. The reward package includes a flexible working scheme, a Career Average Revalued Earnings pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance and a number of other benefits.

How to Apply
Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.

Applications are handled by UK SBS. Please note, when you click apply you will be directed through to our website where you will be asked to complete the application process.

The closing date for applications is 6th November 2018.

Required skills

  • Analysis Reports
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Management
  • Support Analysts

Reference: 36371730

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