Senior Data Analyst – Audit Scotland, Edinburgh

We are looking for a talented, experienced professional who thrives on making a difference and is passionate about building the capacity needed to deliver our digital ambitions.

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will work closely with colleagues from across the organisation to develop our vision for digital audit and implement an agreed approach, to help ensure Audit Scotland is ready for a digital future.

This is challenging and high-profile work, for which you need strong judgement, project management, and influencing skills.

You will have lead responsibility for understanding what data analytics solutions and skills Audit Scotland currently has and uses and help determine what we will need in the future. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing a programme of activity. You will assess how we currently extract, analyse and visualise data and help refine and develop new approaches to ensure we continue to provide valuable insights.

You will help to grow and oversee a new digital audit team and agree its medium-term work programme and strategy.

The role is within our Performance Audit and Best Value business group, but you will deliver and provide cross-organisation data analytics projects and support. You will be based in one of our well-located offices in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Closing date:12 January 2020 at midnight 

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