Skip to main content
  • Ref no: CAI00093
  • Published: 5/11/2019
  • Closes: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Compass House, 11 Riverside Drive, DD1 4NY
  • Salary: £22,464.00 - £24,831.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Title: Strategic Data Officer

Salary: Grade 3, £22,464 - £24,831

Location: Dundee

Contract: Temporary (January 2020 – January 2022)

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to develop their current IT skills and learn new analytical skills using a range of different programs. You will support the Intelligence team in delivering key analytical support our strategic inspection programmes, working closely with a multi-disciplinary team of Care Inspectorate colleagues and those from external agencies.

You will support the Intelligence team in providing an analytical function throughout the inspection process through the improvement and maintenance of data collection tools and by identifying and summarising key inspection findings and preparing accurate statistical reports for a range of internal and external audiences.

What you’ll need to succeed?

The Intelligence Team will offer training and support for the specialist software and skills required for this role. However, you will need to be confident working with raw data and comfortable working with Microsoft Excel. The successful candidate will pay close attention to detail in order to clean and validate data and identify opportunities to improve data quality. Your sound knowledge of operational ICT systems will be invaluable and give you a solid foundation from which to coordinate data quality improvement initiatives.

As well as having good literacy skills, you will have an aptitude for working with facts and figures to a high degree of accuracy. Excellent IT skills are a pre-requisite, enabling you to present complex information in a meaningful way.

You will be expected to work with colleagues across the Care Inspectorate and other external organisations, and so must have excellent interpersonal skills and be prepared to develop a sound understanding of the inspection data to respond effectively to the requirements of the role 

What you need to do now?

For an informal discussion about the above posts, please contact Francesca Colaco by email at or on 01382 346411 or Al Scougal by email at or on 01382 346484.

If you believe that your expertise and motivation make you suitable for this post, please complete an application form and equalities monitoring form and send it to our recruitment mailbox no later than 8am on Monday, 25 November 2019.

Application Form

Equalities Monitoring Form

Job Profile

Person Specification

It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 9 December 2019.

Please note that the successful candidate will start from January 2020 onwards (exact date to be negotiated).