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Research & Intelligence Analyst

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 9 £26,204 - £28,1123 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
09 October 2022
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Research and Intelligence Analyst


£26,204 to £28,113 - Plus market leading package (see below)

We are accepting CV’s for this position so it’s easier than ever to apply!

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Policy & Research Team for a dynamic and committed individual to support the council’s research and information function as a Research and Intelligence Analyst.

You will provide the Council with a robust evidence and analysis service across all levels and departments. You will analyseinterpretreport and present information to assist the Council to understand the communities it serves and how well it serves them, supporting effective decision making and strategy development.

You will be joining an eager and ambitious team and will have the opportunity to really make a difference and have a manager who is supportive and keen to facilitate your development.

What will I be doing:

  • Use a wide variety of national and local data sources to provide information and reports to support the Council’s management of intelligence
  • Provide robust evidence and insight to inform the Council’s strategic decision making
  • Support on a variety of research, policy and performance projects
  • Use a variety of software to perform a range of statistical analysis on topics such as census, deprivation, economy, population and Council performance
  • Support and develop the Derbyshire Observatory website including dashboard creation

This list is not exhaustive, take a look at our comprehensive job profile for more detail (this role is known internally as Policy & Research Officer).

What skills and experience do you need to have:

  • Be enthusiastic, versatile and self-motivated with the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Confidence to work under pressure and manage several tasks simultaneously
  • Educated to HND or equivalent in a numerate discipline or have extensive experience in a relevant field with knowledge of legislation and current initiatives affecting local government
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with attention to detail
  • Intermediate/advanced skills in Microsoft Excel with the ability to utilise dashboard generation and geographical systems

What we offer you: 

  • 25 days of annual leave plus another 5 once you reach 5 years of continuous service
  • Flexi time, allowing up to an additional 2 days of leave per month
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Guaranteed incremental annual pay increases
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts at selected county leisure centres
  • …and much more!

Our Policy team is contractually based in Matlock, Derbyshire, but as part of our Modern Ways of Working programme we are currently working on a hybrid basis of two days in the office each week. There'll be an opportunity to discuss future working arrangements at interview.

Please include a covering letter outlining the reasons for your interest and your skills, knowledge and experience, taking account of the requirements set out in the job and person profile (attached). Each document should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 (font size 12).

If you would prefer to submit a standard application form, you can download one here and upload this instead of your CV.

For more information on our Policy and Research team and other vacancies in our team, simply, click here.

We're always pleased to hear from talented people so if you're looking to join a dynamic team and have the skills and experience we're looking for, then we'd like to hear from you.

If you would like to have an informal chat about this role, get in touch with Laura Howe laura.howe@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional interview and test dates: 18-21 October 2022 at County Hall, Matlock