Junior Information Systems Officer (Data Management)

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

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    IT and Digital

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    Rajshree Mogal

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    8 Weeks

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Job Title: Junior Information Systems Officer (Data Management)
Reports to: Data Management Team Leader
Location: Leatherhead

Purpose of role:
To ensure that the central LA Management Information System contains up to date pupil data, with efficient record keeping and monitoring.

Person Specification

Key Technical Skills
* Confident in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
* Good communication and written skills
* Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure
* Ability to maintain good relations with customer base
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Ability to prioritise and work accurately to deadlines
* Capable of working on own initiative
* Good organisational skills
* Flexible in approach

Key Behavioural Competencies
* Maintain effective and sympathetic communications with schools regarding receipt of their data returns.
* Sustain effective relationships with Surrey County Council.
* Demonstrate the behaviours required of the 4S Quality Standards and Customer Care.
* Provide a supportive response to schools regarding any issues arising from data returns, contributing to timely pupil data being available to colleagues in Children's Services.

Key Analytical Skills and Challenges/competencies
* Ability to process information in a logical way
* Ability to learn new systems and processes

Job Description

Major Tasks and Activities:

* Import data files into local and authority databases
* Liaise with schools on resolution of data conflicts.

Additional Key Accountabilities:

* Support IMS team as appropriate.
* Maintain high quality electronic record keeping for details of data received from schools and details of communications between IMS team and schools.
* Be aware of the operational needs of the team in line with the Service Delivery Agreement (SDA) and agreed targets.

Budget/Cash Management Responsibility:
Key Outputs/Deliverables:

* Meeting all aspects of the SDA
* Sustain effective relationships with Surrey County Council.