Principal Social Policy Analyst, Open to flexibility

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£46,556 per annum
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
27 Aug 2017
Ref
PSPA001

Principal Social Policy Analyst, Open to flexibility

Would you like to join an ambitious and forward looking unit of analysts, researchers, data scientists and other experts, working for one of the world’s most diverse cities?

Our Intellience Unit is expanding our social evidence base to address the Mayor of London’s priorities on social integration and social mobility. We have two opportunities for people who want to apply their analytical knowledge and skills to improve the lives of Londoners.

The successful candidate will benefit from the opportunity to build an authoritative centre of excellence on the measurement of social integration and social mobility. You will lead the creation of the GLA’s social evidence base, which brings together these and the inter-related issues of diversity and inclusion, economic fairness, active citizenship, regeneration and others.

You will be customer-focused and experienced in providing specialist analytical advice to policy teams in implementing the strategies in these areas. You will identify priorities for a programme of research and lead work to fill evidence gaps, providing insight and feedback to support policy development.

You’ll need experience developing and delivering a wide range of policy-focused social analysis projects from conception through to publication, excellent data analysis skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of research partners.

This is a 2 year fixed term contract or secondment opportunity.

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 these roles is open to job share.  

We would also consider a reduced hour arrangement, the minimum requirement would 30 hours per week (flexibility on days).

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, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.