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Data/MI Analyst

  • Full time
  • £35,064
  • Stirling or Glasgow
  • Closing 31st July 2020

  • Advertised from 9th July 2020
  • plus generous holidays and other benefits package


Are you interested in joining Scotland’s leading children’s charity to support our growth and development? If so, we are looking for an ambitious Data/MI Analyst who will lead the development of our data analysis and reporting. We are looking for someone with real passion for data and the ways it can be used to help our management team and services improve the lives of some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children and families.

This is an exciting position where you can make a real difference to the charity and people’s lives.

We are progressive in our approach to work and we encourage and support our staff to be innovative and proactive in improving what we do to get better outcomes for children.

We have an exciting few years ahead as we undertake our Transformation Programme which will improve both the way we work and how we deliver services.

Ensuring that we make best use of our data to help drive evidence-based decision making and monitor performance is going to be key to this transformation. The Data/MI Analyst will help turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. They will also ensure that the right people have the right information in the right format at the right time.

The Role

Aberlour is looking for a driven Data/MI Analyst who will be responsible for Aberlour’s data analysis and reporting function. It is likely that every day will be different, and you will get to interact with a lot of different people. However, a typical week for our Data/MI Analyst might include:

  • Working with managers to understand their data recording, analysis and reporting needs.
  • Working with our services to identify, extract and analyse data and business information and translate this to useable management information.
  • Assisting one of our Directors to produce and track KPIs.
  • Creating data dashboards, graphs and visualisations for groups of key stakeholders.
  • Delivering easy-to-use, tailored reports that will minimise workload and facilitate informed decision making.

You must have:

  • experience in data analysis and reporting from multiple data sources and complex data sets,
  • a proven ability to identify opportunities for innovation and improvements from business intelligence,
  • be able to manage all aspects of system-based reporting and deliver easy-to-use, tailored reports that will minimise workload and facilitate informed decision making,
  • excellent written, visual and verbal communication and presentations skills,
  • excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence strategy and practice,
  • the ability to work with a complex and challenging set of stakeholders,
  • be creative, proactive and work on your own initiative,
  • a ‘can do’ attitude.

Application notes

If you think you are the right fit for this role please go to our website where you can apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail:

Applications are welcome from minority groups.

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including Disclosure checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Applications to be returned by: noon on Friday 31st July

Interviews will be held remotely on Monday 10th August

A Scottish Guarantee Co No: SC312912 Scottish Charity No. SC007991