Development Database Administrator

Posted 22 days ago by Pertemps
Location Rickmansworth Job Type Permanent
Salary £23000 - £23500 per annum Sector Professional & Admin
About this role:

You will be working as part of a small team where you will be responsible for analysing detailed information about housing delivery and updating corporate systems to enable future infrastructure planning. 

Key areas of accountability will include:
  • Collating, interpreting and loading information received via Local Authorities in the form of Planning Applications, Local Plans, New Roads and Street Works applications as well as other ancillary processes onto departmental systems accurately and to the required timescale.
  • Proactively contacting local authorities and developers to gather the best information possible about housing development
  • Analysing data to understand trends for approval/ build and completion rates and inform other departments about the rate of development coming forward.
  • Resolving data queries prior to updating the corporate and departmental systems.
  • Responding to customer enquiries in writing or by telephone.
  • Contributing to process, service and efficiency improvements. 
To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:
  • Ability to analyse this data and produce evidence to support their findings
  • An excellent customer manner
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Meet challenging productivity targets is essential
  • Intermediate level of IT packages including databases and MS Excel is required 
What’s in it for you?

This is a great opportunity to join an integral team within Thames Water. We provide vital information to the business so that it can plan upgrades to our water and waste water networks so that new homes can be built without adversely affecting customers Our key contacts are local authorities and developers along with various departments across the business. 

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our refer-a-friend bonus, where you can receive up to £1,000 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company.  
We’re also proud to be here for our local community, offering all our teams two days paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities. 

About us:

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying 2.7 billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes. 
As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever, both locally and globally. That’s why, at Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open. We’re passionate about providing world-class tap water, now and for the future. 

We’re also turning poo into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We’re reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We’re using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world’s poorest communities. 

Together, we’re building a better future for our customers, our region and our planet. 
Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with an award-winning mental health and wellbeing strategy.

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