Systems and Reporting Developer

Systems and Reporting Developer

Systems and Reporting Developer – Bournemouth – FULL TIME- £25,000 to £28,000 per annum DOE

Are you qualified in an IT subject or hold a wealth of SQL and data management experience?

Do you have the ability to develop and maintain a suit of SQL reports?

Do you have a logical and methodical approach to work?


If so, Wessex Education Shared Services (WESS) are looking for a Systems and Reporting Developer to join their dedicated and supportive team in Bournemouth. As a Systems and Reporting Developer you will be supporting, developing and implementing reports for users at all levels from our two partner colleges. You will be provided with a great working environment and opportunities to excel in your career, so please apply today if this sounds like role you are looking for!

Job Type
Employment Basis
Full time
WESS - Bournemouth
25,000 - 28,000
DBS Required
Closing Date

Job Description

About Us

Wessex Education Shared Services (WESS) are a pioneering shared service company operating in a Further Education environment. We provide a wide range of services to our two Member colleges: Brockenhurst College and Bournemouth & Poole College. We are an integrated support services team responsible for the entire administration of student enquiry through to enrolment and completion


The Role

As a Systems and Reporting Developer you will be responsible for the development of a range of SQL reports for users of all levels of college systems including HR and payroll. You will also be responsible for the maintenance of these as well as all documentation relating to queries and applications developed by WESS. Reporting to the Projects and Compliance Manager, you will work closely with them to develop and maintain a data warehouse platform covering all aspects of the data that is managed by WESS and the joining colleges. You will also work closely with other members of the development team ensuring deadlines are met in a professional and timely manner. As the Systems and Reporting Developer, you will report using Microsoft SSRS tools and SQL server database management.


Other duties will include:


  • Communicating efficiently with users to assist them with the reports developed by the team
  • Develop business intelligence tools for visualisations and analysis of the data warehouse
  • Resolve both internal and external customer queries and logging these requests onto the call management system
  • Undertake other reasonable duties as required when necessary


Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes

  • Intermediate MS Excel and Access skills
  • Basic T-SQL knowledge (preferable MS-SQL)
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Team player
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Logical approach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a timely manner
  • Ability to adhere to time scales and set deadlines
  • Qualified in Maths and English (level 2 or above)
  • Qualified in level 3 IT or hold relevant experience
  • Experience working in an auditable environment (desirable)
  • Operation experience in the Further education sector (desirable)
  • Knowledge of funding methodologies (desirable)


Next Step

If you are interested in this Systems and Reporting Developer role, please complete our application process by clicking apply and completing the application form on our careers page.

Please be aware we only accept fully completed applications, therefore please take the time to complete our application form.

Closing date for all submissions is Friday 14th December and interviews will be held on Thursday 20th December.


Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

Working At Wessex Education Shared Services

Our Success depends on the people that work for us. Your skills and experience are important but it's also about how you fit into our team too. If there is anything that you would like to know that we have not covered here, then please get in touch.

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Our Application Process

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Our Vision

Delivering excellence in innovative Supporting Service Solutions for the UK's most successful colleges.

Our Mission

Managing our work with integrity and commitment to improve everything everyday.