SEN Business Analyst

England, London, Tower Hamlets
£454.01 - £454.02 per day + (Umbrella)
12 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Emily Day
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: SEN Business Analyst
LOCATION: Tower Hamlets, London
PAY RATE: £454.01 per day (via an Umbrella Co)
DURATION: 3 months
IR35 STATUS: Inside


We require a dedicated performance and intelligence specialist who is experienced in delivering service improvement projects to support our services for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities. This role will be responsible for the delivery of a range of tasks including the refresh of our performance management framework, the development of additional reporting to inform operational management of services and data quality improvements, and the creation of intelligence products that will inform longer-term service planning and commissioning.

Excellent stakeholder management skills will be essential for this role which involves working with a range of services within the council and across partner agencies. Equally important is project management experience and the ability to manage conflicting deadlines. In addition the role requires strong analytical skills, including the ability to conduct statistical analysis, alongside excellent report writing skills.

The candidate will need to have a thorough understanding of the regulatory framework for services for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities including the SEND Code of Practice.


Lead on service review and improvement projects within Children & Culture related to services provided for children and young people with special educational needs, challenging and supporting services to improve outcomes and aim for the best. This will involve preparing and drawing on a range of qualitative and quantitative evidence to support service improvement activity, directly presenting it to service stakeholders and providing constructive challenge as appropriate.

Manage the research, collation, capture, storage and publication of evidence and datasets to support strategic planning and decision-making within Children & Culture. This will entail identifying internal and external datasets that will help the 2 council to understand patterns of need and service demand within the borough, and putting in place the systems and processes required to enable efficient capture and storage of these data.

Manage and quality-assure the production of needs assessments and analytical products for Children & Culture to support strategic planning and commissioning. This will involve managing the output of officers to prepare statistical reports and direct drafting where required.

The post-holder will be required to liaise with colleagues across the authority and within partner organisations in order to ensure that data and intelligence are shared widely and efficiently in order to support more effective decision-making.

Work with Children & Culture to design key performance indicators to reflect priority outcomes, with a specific focus on special educational needs, and build the necessary systems and processes to capture and report against these.

Manage and quality-assure the development of systems and processes to enable efficient capture, recording, validation, analysis and reporting of data against key performance indicators for Children & Culture. This will require the post holder to be an expert in the corporate performance management system and oversee officers in using it effectively.

Manage and quality-assure the preparation of cyclical and ad-hoc Children & Culture performance reports and present these directly to senior management, members, the public, regulators and other external stakeholders as required.

Liaise with senior officers to ensure appropriate support, guidance, advice and challenge to Children & Culture in improving data.

Lead the provision of data quality monitoring and feedback to Children & Culture and work with services, providers and partners to secure continual improvement Manage the provision of operational management information to Children & Culture to agreed timetables and specifications.

For more information please contact Emily Day on 07783160266 or

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