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Data Analyst


Salary:£37060 - £43080 

Working pattern:Full time, Permanent 


Closing date:15 April 2024 at midnight 

Update 8/4/24 - Due to an overwhelming response, the vacancy is now closed for external applicants

Unlock your potential with our skilled AMI team and be a key part of the driving force behind SLAB's success.

As a Data Analyst, you'll translate raw data into business insights, providing essential reporting infrastructure and analysis to support our organisation's effective operation and high-quality administration. From administering corporate reporting systems to supporting extended analysis projects and preparing Executive Team and Board reports, your role will be diverse and impactful. If you have excellent numerical and analytical skills, advanced Excel ability and a passion for turning data into actionable visions, we want to hear from you!

Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey where your contributions shape the future of our organisation.

About us
The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) was set up in 1987 to manage legal aid in Scotland. We are a non-departmental public body responsible to the Scottish Government. Our main purpose is to manage and continuously improve publicly funded legal assistance and to advise Scottish Ministers on its strategic development for the benefit of society.

If you wish to learn more about the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) and our other direct services, please visit

Why work for us
We are an ethical organisation carrying out rewarding work that can have considerable impact on clients’ lives.

We seek high calibre people and in return, we set out to provide good training and development with rewarding working conditions. We aim to be an ‘employer of choice’. Should you come to work with us, you’ll discover that no matter what your job or level of responsibilities, you are treated as an individual, with fairness, dignity and respect.

Our stable and secure reward package includes:
• a competitive salary with potential for pay progression
• flexible working arrangements and a great holiday entitlement of 34 days per year (inclusive of public and privilege holidays) increasing after five years of continuous service
• a defined benefit pension scheme with a 6% employee contribution
• job security in a stable environment for long term career progression
• support from colleagues within a rewarding, positive work environment
• opportunities for learning and development while making a difference with challenging tasks for ultimate job satisfaction.

To find out more about working with SLAB and our benefits, please visit

About the role
As a key member of the AMI team, you will help provide reporting infrastructure and analysis for the organisation to support its effective operation and high quality administration. You will translate raw data into valuable business insights and deliver evidence and analysis to support the development and reform of the legal aid system and to help implement our key corporate objectives.

This post is permanent on a full time basis.

If you are applying for a full time position on a part time basis (less than 35 hours per week), please give details of the number of hours and pattern of part time work you would be interested in. Further details are supplied in the ‘General Information for Applicants’ document.

We are an equal opportunities employer dedicated to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where all belong.

We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including groups currently underrepresented in our workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, and LGBTQI+ people.

We will ensure that disclosure of disability status will not negatively impact anyone’s application. We are committed to guaranteeing an interview to every applicant who indicates they have a disability, in terms of the Equality Act 2010, that meets the minimum criteria for the role.

For more details about this role and a full list of essential criteria and required competencies, please see the ‘Additional Information’ section on the vacancy page of our recruitment portal.

Completed applications should be returned by Monday 15 April 2024 (midnight) via SLAB’s recruitment portal. Interviews will likely be organised in person at Thistle House the week commencing 22 April 2024, with flexibility available for alternative interview arrangements if necessary.

Application Information

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Update 8/4/24 - Due to an overwhelming response, the vacancy is now closed for external applicants

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