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Reference: 84564

Date Added: 13 June 2022
Closing Date: 24 June 2022

Job Title: Senior Policy and Data Analyst

Working For: Policy in Practice

Location: London

Salary: £32,000-40,000

Length of Contract: Permanent, full time

Job Details

We are looking for an impact-oriented analyst with excellent quantitative research or data
science skills to deliver and expand our analytics services with our commercial clients and
research partners.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong interest in social policy and be passionate about
making change happen, from central government policy to front line operations. You will
have several years experience in quantitative research or data science (PhD level, or
equivalent in a non-academic sector), and a desire to apply this experience to complex
issues in the welfare sector and beyond. You will have excellent people skills and
stakeholder relationship management skills.

Your main responsibilities will be to ensure that we deliver excellent services to our clients
and develop our analytics offering to have a tangible and positive impact on people. You
will expand our client base, develop existing and new products, and elevate our analytic
capacity. Your high level of policy and analytic knowledge will support the operations team,
and you’ll work to maximise the positive impact of our services.

You will support the Strategic Client Services Manager and policy and data analyst
colleagues, as well as lead your own research projects and work closely with our engineers
to expand and improve our analytic capabilities.

The ideal candidate
The ideal candidate will have several years experience in research and analytics. You will
have expert-level quantitative skills, and demonstrable project management and team
leadership skills:
● 4+ years experience in high-level quantitative research or data science (PhD level
or non-academic equivalent)
● Independent self-starter with good knowledge or a passion to learn about and
influence welfare and benefits policy, an interest in policy or politics and commercial
● Project management and leadership experience, keen to foster strong collaboration
and teamwork
● A flair for engaging communication: The ability to translate data into meaningful
analysis and convey this to a wider audience
● Highly literate, numerate and comfortable with large datasets, including familiarity
with data analysis or coding software (ideally including Stata, R, Python, Tableau,
JavaScript and/or SQL)
● Experience bidding for research funding highly desirable

Closing Date: 24 June 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please send your CV with a covering letter that clearly outlines your suitability and your
interest in the post to jobs@policyinpractice.co.uk 

Website: https://policyinpractice.co.uk/

Additional Notes