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Parkwood Outdoors has a vision to encourage children and adults to get active in the outdoors. With an almost endless supply of outside activities and countryside we know that there is something for everyone. Our talented instructors and innovative programmes combine physical fitness and social experience all in the wonderful outdoors
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Business Analyst
Head Office, Worcester, United Kingdom
Worcester
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
£35,000
02 Aug 2018
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Business Analyst
Location: Attwood House, Worcester
Salary circa £35,000

Background

Parkwood Leisure and its subcontractors currently operate 80+ facilities throughout the UK and employ over 4,500 staff. Recognised as one of the leading leisure management companies in the UK, Parkwood Leisure is the market leader in leisure PFI/PPP projects, with managed revenues in excess of £80m per annum. Aiming to deliver high quality services to our customers, the company prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

Overall role description

Parkwood Leisure has an aim to become a truly data-lead organisation, continually adapting and improving the business based on key metrics, and this role is crucial in bringing it to fruition. The role will work with senior staff across the organisation to turn our various sources of performance data into valuable insight to help shape our business decisions. This will involve a mixture of report and dashboard creation, as well as analysing quantitative and qualitative business data to help drive our continuous improvement ambitions.

-Producing performance dashboards, utilising data from our data warehouse, for staff throughout Parkwood Leisure
-Working with other staff to understand our current performance and devise business improvements
-Driving Parkwood Leisures continuous improvement programme, using data to identify areas for systematic and controlled enhancement
-Support all areas of the business with ad hoc performance reports
-Work with the IT team to create and maintain a 'single customer view' of the visitors to our centres and venues, combining various data sources to provide a rich portrait of our customers

Skills and Experience

-Creating dashboards through third party products (we currently use Google DataStudio)
Understanding of querying large databases (e.g. SQL / mySQL / BigQuery, etc)
-Advanced spreadsheet skills (Excel and/or Google Sheets)
-Statistical analysis
-Analysing performance trends
-Business improvement methodology understanding, e.g. Six Sigma (desirable)
-Experience of working in sport and leisure is not required, although an understanding of the industry would be an advantage
-Understanding of data protection / GDPR principles

If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, submit your CV and covering letter below.

Closing Date: 17 July 2018

Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended. Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

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