Intelligence & Insight Analyst (South London Partnership)
The South London Partnership (SLP) is a voluntary cross-party five borough sub-regional partnership of Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond upon Thames and Sutton. It has a small dynamic core team working closely with politicians, chief executives, senior managers and subject specialists in each of the five boroughs, as well as London and local stakeholders and partners. The SLP team focuses on areas where collaboration leads to increased influence, increased powers and funding and better delivery of the services our residents need. Together they have forged an ambitious programme of work that is securing greater sub-regional collaboration and traction on areas including health, economy, skills and transport. SLP is hosted by Richmond Council.
About the Role
The SLP team are looking for a proactive and curious intelligence analyst to support their wide-ranging work covering economic development, health and care, skills and employment, environmental sustainability by providing high quality data analysis, interpretation and presentation. The role will involve providing high quality data-based intelligence and advice in accessible formats to support decision making on a wide range of policies and programmes that aim to improve the lives of the residents and communities of South West London. It will require close working with colleagues in the SLP team and in the five SLP boroughs, the NHS and other partners.
We are looking for a proactive and curious analyst who is able to seek out data, analyse and present insightful analysis on a wide range of topics and issues relevant to SLP business ensuring that good quality analytical information is used effectively in decision making.
You will have significant experience of providing good quality insightful data analysis and intelligence to further business priorities and objectives with advanced understanding of a range of analytical methods and techniques. You will be able to use a range of software applications that support data management, analysis and visualisation, and have a high standard of ICT and mathematical literacy.
You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a strong ability to present complex analytical information effectively using appropriate methods to a range of stakeholders including councillors, senior officers using audience appropriate methods.
You will be a creative thinker focused on how best to turn data into intelligence and present data in innovative and effective ways to make it most impactful. You will have good relationship building skills able to work with analytical and non-analytical colleagues from across different organisations.
Contact for queries or informal discussion about the role: Sam Mason, Samantha.Mason@southlondonpartnership.co.uk or 07957 297981.
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline
- Closing date: 11:59pm on Sunday 25th September 2022
- Shortlisting date/s: week commencing 26th September 2022
- Interview date/s: week commencing 3rd October 2022
Useful Information: The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once enough applications have been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible. Your health and wellbeing are our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Applications should be in form of a short CV detailing employment and education history, skills and experience and a supporting statement of no more than 1500 words setting out how you meet the job profile and person specification.
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