About the Role

NPL are implementing a Digital Modernisation transformation programme with the following 5 key strategic themes:

  • Digital Customer Experience – ensuring our engagement and delivery to customers, partners, and stakeholders is digital by default
  • Digitally Enabled Organisation – ensuring our organisation harnesses the benefits of digital technology and uses data smartly
  • Digitally Empowered Workforce – ensuring our staff are supported to work digitally with confidence and competence
  • Digital Governance and Knowledge Management – ensuring we manage our knowledge effectively and exploit the potential of digital to drive decision-making
  • Digital Infrastructure – ensuring that we lay the right foundations to support a truly digital organisation

Description of role:

Responsible for the design and development of analytics and reporting within a centralised business unit. Ensure the existence of a quality capability within the organisation to embed data-driven decision making.

Areas of focus:

  • Deliver analytics, insight and reporting for the organisation through a robust centralised Business Intelligence platform.
  • Lead, develop methods and undertake analysis of NPL‘s performance for a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Standardise and productionize reporting to promote one source of truth.
  • Promote a significant self-service based reporting capability.
  • Ensure quality project KPI reporting and analysis is delivered to senior stakeholders against NPL's Key Performance Targets.
  • Lead production and presentation of data and analysis to NPL’s internal and external stakeholders in an understandable and compelling format.
  • Develop knowledge, skills and experience associated with the area of specialism and stay up to date on current and future economic impact methodologies for assessing the impact of scientific research.
  • Work with NPL colleagues to ensure governance processes are underpinned by robust data, enable impact-focused behaviours and capture impact evidence.
About You
  • Extensive experience participating in and influencing discussions on reporting requirements, visualisation and data design.
  • Extensive reporting and analytics solution experience.
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience operating within a project environment.
  • Good level of Information Technology experience.
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence tools, such as Power BI.
About The Company

We’re transforming. As a national laboratory, we’re exploring even more commercial routes to market and that’s presenting us with greater opportunity – for you and us. Our success relies on the diversity and talent of our people, we strive to nurture and respect individuals to ensure everyone feels valued and supported to excel in their chosen field. This value is at the core of our organisation.

We believe in a culture of fairness by treating everyone on the basis of their own individual merits and abilities regardless of their own or perceived identity, background or any other factor irrelevant to a person’s work. At NPL we are committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Flexible working and social activities are embedded in our culture to create a positive work-life balance, along with a broad range of benefitsNPL’s values are at the heart of what we do and they shape the way we interact, develop our people and celebrate success.

As part of our commitment to diversity & inclusion, we signed up to the Institute of Physics' Project Juno in 2015 as a Juno Supporter. NPL were proud to be awarded Juno Practitioner status in 2018. NPL also joined Stonewall as a Diversity champion in 2015, participating in their annual Workplace Equality Index for the equality of LGBT+ community at NPL. In 2018, NPL became a member of the Business Disability Forum and joined the disability confident scheme as level 1 committed employer.

To ensure everyone has an equal chance, we’re always willing to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. If you would like to discuss, please contact us.

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