A Research/Project specialist, with experience of Business Process Improvement, Prince 2, SAS Enterprise Guide, SPSS and web design software. Someone who has an excellent academic background who has been involved in numerous research projects and has ten years’ experience of working in a research based analytical environment.
Data Analyst at Sanctuary Housing Association January 2017 - March 2107 (a contract role – initially for 5 weeks, which was extended). At Sanctuary Housing, I have been involved in creating a tool (which, entailed collecting, validating, analyzing and interpreting a range of commercial data and insight). It has provided a "one stop shop" approach to latest market data and forecasts. My second project has been conducting workload and contracts analysis using pivot tables, formulas e.g. vlookup’s, IF statements etc., to create a new streamlined database model, which scrutinized projects, contracts and workload monitoring.
• Creation of economic forecasting model • Qualitative and quantitative analysis • Creation of a new streamlined database model.
Project Officer and Business Support at Gloucestershire Constabulary February 2013 - December 2016 (3 years 11 months). I have supported a variety of projects in a busy project related environment: - together with undertaking research work, providing full accurate and timely reports; and collecting, analysing and presenting statistical information on a regular basis.
A Business Support Officer has to be qualified to Prince 2 level (Foundation) and undertakes work in accordance with agreed project methodologies and processes; deputises for the project lead when required; and develops user specifications as part of an assigned work package in co-operation with the customer within projects restraints.
• Utilizing Prince 2 • Deputizing for the Project Manager • Working on variety of projects e.g. IT, buildings, analytics.
Business Standards and Research at Gloucestershire Constabulary December 2001 - January 2012 (10 years 2 months) Dates of Employment: 2001 to 2012 (excluding my secondment in 2010)
As a Business Standards and Research Officer: - I had to, compile reports, to tight deadlines, monitoring data using Enterprise Guide (for almost 2 years) and SAS Base, together with quantitative and qualitative analysis, my role also necessitated being an in-house IT Trainer for a Home Office database system, which monitors Prolific Offenders. I was also responsible for creating and updating the departmental Intranet Site using Microsoft Frontpage and implementing business process analysis skills gained at the National School of Government.
Before this I was principally a Warrants Officer based in Gloucester and Cheltenham.
• Implementing Business Process Improvement • Using SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Base and a myriad of in-house databases • Quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Analyst at Ministry of Justice UK March 2010 - December 2010 (10 months) My role necessitated the ability to research, collate, analyze and interpret information and intelligence from external and internal sources relating to criminal justice service processes and other issues. It involved the use of SSPS, web design skills, data analysis, undergoing Prince 2 training, report writing and presenting the results of research to Board meetings etc.
• Using SSPS • Utilizing Prince 2 • Providing high quality reports for Board meetings.
Business Standards and Research Gloucestershire Constabulary - Business Process Improvement, Base SAS Business Statistics for SAS.
Analyst Ministry of Justice - Prince 2 (Foundation).
French (Elementary proficiency) Latin (Elementary proficiency).
Skills & Expertise
Bravery Award - Chief Constable's Commendation for Exceptional Conduct
Data Analysis SAS SPSS
Brunel University Master's degree, Public Administration, 1999 - 2000 Grade: Pass - averaging 60% (with the basic pass being 50% and a distinction over 70%).
UCL Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History, 1993 – 1996.