Senior Research and Statistical Analyst - Greater London Authority

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Salary: £41,096 per annum

Grade: 7

Contract type: Permanent - (Part Time - 18.5 hours per week)

Reference: GLA4224

Interview date: Thursday 27 May 2021

Application closing date: Sunday 16 May 2021

The GLA’s Demography team undertakes analysis of the composition and dynamics of London’s population, providing insight and evidence to the city’s planners and policy makers. 

We are looking for candidates with strong technical backgrounds, comfortable in a client-facing role, and experienced in communicating complex analysis to a wide range of audiences through presentations, briefings and publications. 

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team within the GLA’s City Intelligence Unit, working alongside specialists in modelling, policy analysis, economics and GIS, to provide decision makers with expert advice and intelligence.  

They will also be responsible for telling the story of London’s population– maintaining and developing the analytical resources on the London Datastore available to policy-makers and citizens alike. In particular, to understand the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on London’s population as more robust data become available to enable us to understand the implications.

In the supporting statement section of the application form, please specifically address the following technical requirements only, as well as the behavioural requirements

  • Strong analytical skills, evidenced by a degree with appropriate technical content or relevant professional experience. 
  • Awareness of demographic and social factors relating to London’s population and evidence of commitment to keep abreast of new developments.
  • Experience in the interpretation, analysis, and manipulation of complex data sets, using a variety of statistical methods and software tools. 
  • Experience writing up analysis for publication and preparing presentations containing both methodological and narrative commentary for a wide range of audiences.

This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL but will be hybrid working – a mixture of work from home and the office.

Further information about the relocation of City Hall can be found here;

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.  

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLA4224

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