Job DescriptionThe role Do you have an interest and proven experience in using data to both support decision making and drive performance? Do you like a challenge and want to be part of the Oxford City's future development and the Oxfordshire Housing and Infrastructure Growth Deal?
If yes then we have a new exciting position where there will be the opportunity to grow and develop the role within a challenging and interesting environment.
If you are a team player, motivated and proactive with a flexible and problem solving approach, with proven track record in analysing data and providing intelligence to support wider objectives and want to be part of the work contributing to the exciting future development of Oxford then read on.
Oxford City is one of the most diverse and renowned cities in the UK. It is at the forefront of the country's economic growth and innovation. Oxford, together with other council's in Oxfordshire has been awarded £215 million under the Oxfordshire Housing and Infrastructure Deal to deliver 100,000 new homes by 2031 plus the infrastructure to support the growth.
The team will also deal with the Community Infrastructure Levy which is a planning charge on new developments delivers important infrastructure in Oxford.
We are looking for someone who has significant experience of collecting and analysing data, as well as an interest and understanding of the physical environment and land use, to work as part of a successful team. Interested then please refer to the job profile below to find out how you can apply:
About us Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status. Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) 'Excellence in Innovation (General)' winners 2017, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) 'Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System', and several 'Team of the Year' national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving 'Council of the Year' in 2015.
With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.
We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include generous holiday (from 28 days a year plus bank holidays), local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and flexible working in many roles. We offer well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also have an employee wellbeing programme, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.
How to apply More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.
Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please) For further information and how to apply, please visit
Note: for roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and Barred List Check) candidates are requires to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.
Closing date: 2nd August 2019
Interview date: 8th August 2019
Late Applications will not be processed.
We want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the community we serve so we welcome applicants from all communities. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for any vacancies.
Oxford City Council is not currently licensed as a sponsor and cannot employ migrant workers outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland under the Point Based System rules, issued by the UK Border Agency.