Data Quality Analyst job vacancy


Overview: Data Quality Analyst job vacancy in Gloucestershire recruiting now

Ref: 216935453
Employer: Confidential
Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Contract

Job Details:

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is looking for a Data Quality Analyst – 12-month Fixed Term Contract to join our team based in Cheltenham or the option to work remotely within the UK is also available. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £24,500 per annum, depending on experience.

About Us:

HESA exists to enhance the competitive strength of UK higher education by collecting, analysing, and disseminating data about the UK HE sector. We provide a trusted source of information, supporting better decision making, and promoting public trust, to support this strategy.

Our strategy is delivered through our people. Ensuring that our staff have the skills, capabilities, and tools to do their jobs effectively is therefore a key theme underpinning all our activities and objectives. This includes providing opportunities for development, growth, and learning.

The Data Quality Analyst role:

This role would suit a motivated individual either looking to develop their career in an analytical role, or someone who already has experience in a data environment who is possibly looking for a move into the higher education sector.

Responsibilities as our Data Quality Analyst?

Identifying, assessing, monitoring, documenting, and communicating potential quality issues in how data is collected, stored, and processed

Identifying, comparing, and resolving data quality problems as it is submitted

Evaluating dataset/queries for quality and accuracy to determine business impact level for data quality issues

Researching and determining the scope and complexity of the issue so as to identify steps to fix the issue?

Maintaining a record of original and corrected data processes while building the steps: data profiling, quality rules definition and automation

Analysing, querying, and exploring data according to defined business rules and procedures

Conducting peer reviews of data quality documentation.

What we’re looking for in our Data Quality Analyst:

Educated to higher education level, or have equivalent work experience

Experience working within an Agile environment


Excellent oral and written communication

Good time management and organisational skills are essential as this is a very busy team

Able to understand data quality assurance

Experience working within the Higher Education sector

Experience using Microsoft communication and collaboration tools (e.g., MS Teams, SharePoint)

Experience using software tools to support project delivery (e.g., Azure, DevOps, Jira and Confluence) would be advantageous

What can we offer you as our Data Quality Analyst?

The salary range for this post is circa £24,500k dependent on skills and experience.

We offer an attractive package with 25 days leave, plus bank holidays flexible working including UK based remote and home working options, pension and occupational health support.

Application forms should be completed via our recruitment portal; It is planned that any suitable candidates will be interviewed at the earliest possible opportunity.

If you have the skills and experience, we require for this role and are looking for a new challenge then please click ‘apply’ today to be forwarded to our on-line recruitment portal and become our new Data Quality Analyst.

Thank you for your interest in HESA.

No Agencies please



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