Information and Data Officer

National Foundation For Educational Research
Slough, Berkshire
£29,157- £32,816 per annum DOE
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type

New opportunity not to be missed. NFER is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Information and Data Officer to join the Bids Team in the Research Department based in Slough. Joining us on a full time temporary basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £29,157- £32,816 per annum, depending upon qualifications and experience. The role is until February 2018 with potential for extension.

NFER is an independent research organisation undertaking projects in all sectors of education and committed to the continuing improvement of education and training for all learners.

Do you …

- Have excellent organisation and time management skills?

- Have an eye for detail and pride in producing accurate, high-quality work?

- Enjoy working as part of a busy and friendly team?

- Have confidence to use your own judgment across tasks?

- Like searching for and managing information?

- Relish processing and investigating data often using your advanced excel skills?

- Have strong written and verbal communication skills?

- Want to see how an organisation brings in business and help to shape how it grows?

We have a vacancy for an Information and Data Officer to work in the Bids Team in the Research Department at NFER. NFER is the UK's largest independent provider of research, assessment and information services for education. We aim to improve education and learning, and enhance the lives of learners, by providing independent evidence.

The Bid Team supports and manages all tender activity for the organisation, which incorporates a wide range of processes including searching and assessing Invitations to Tender (“ITTs”), leading decision-making processes as well as analysing bids data.

The successful Information and Data Officer will be responsible for

- Searching for contracts that NFER would want to bid for in a systematic way

- Managing information systems to ensure that contract opportunities and bids are recorded and monitored

- Providing management information and preparing bids datasets for analysis

- Searching online for intelligence about our clients and competitors, which will inform our bids

- Managing a mailbox and responding to internal and external queries about bids on a daily basis.

- Supporting the team in ensuring that bid procedures and processes are followed.

Whilst it would be desirable, please note Information and Data Officer candidates do not need to have experience of procurement/bidding or research for this role.

Applicants for this post should note that it is exempt from the “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act”; further details of NFER’s Disclosure & Barring Service (“DBS”) checking procedure are in the attached “Further Particulars” for this post.

Closing date: 3 November 2016

Interviews: w/c 7 November 2016

If you have an enthusiastic can do mentality and a willingness to challenge yourself in order to push your learning and progress your career as a Information and Data Officer please click ‘Apply’ below.

No Agencies please, if you are an agency please respect our policy of no cold calling.

NFER is an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community, and a registered charity (No. 313392)

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