Business Intelligence Officer

  • Job Reference: RES/0422/30453
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2022
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Website:
  • Location: Oakham, Midlands
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £28,226 to £30,095
  • Bonus/Benefits: LGPS Pension contributions
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Do you have a natural curiosity about data, together with technical ability to use data to solve problems, and an eye for detail?  If so, an exciting and rewarding career opportunity has arisen for a Business Intelligence Officer developing the business intelligence solutions used to plan and deliver services across Rutland County Council.

About you…

  • Educated to A Level or equivalent standard
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong technical skills and experience of database structures and languages like SQL, plus ideally software systems like Power BI and SSRS
  • Robust analytical skills with the ability to explain findings to a range of audiences

About the role…

As the Business Intelligence Officer, you will capture, process and analyse data relating to services the Council delivers and commissions, including the maintenance and improvement of processes regarding data flow and quality.  Other duties include:

  • manage the coordination, quality assurance and submission of statutory and non-statutory data returns
  • use and develop new business intelligence solutions, including interactive dashboards
  • analyse and interpret complex information, presenting findings to a range of audiences using visualisation and other techniques

Whilst the base for the Business Intelligence Officer is at our offices in Oakham, the local authority offers a hybrid working practice, so will suit someone who will be able to work from home with occasional travel to the main office. 

The Business Intelligence Officer interviews will be held during June, we will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.

Our offer to you:

We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.

Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.

Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit or if you have any queries about this role please contact Jonathan Weller, Business Intelligence Manager on 

How to apply:

Click on the apply button which will redirect you to the Jobs Go Public (JGP site) where we handle all our vacancies.  If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.   Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered.

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758269 or email us at

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will be sent out via email from the Jobs Go Public site. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.