Analysis & Insight is recruiting!

Do you want to bring your excellent analytical skills to inform policy development at the heart of government? The Analysis and Insight Team is currently looking for talented analysts to join the Cabinet Office's analytical community. We have 4 posts open to people from inside or outside the Civil Service.

These posts offer the rare and exciting chance to deliver analysis and research to shape policy development on Civil Service issues such as diversity, talent strategy and workforce transformation. Your work could directly influence decisions by the Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, Chief Executive and policy teams – with the potential to make a real and tangible difference to the lives of 440,000 Civil Servants.

To find out more and apply, please search the Civil Service jobs site for the references below. Closing date is 17th April - we look forward to hearing from you!

About the posts

Head of Civil Service People Survey and Employee Engagement Programme - Reference: 1449125
This role leads a multi-disciplinary team that delivers the People Survey across government and supports departments and agencies to embed employee engagement into the heart of the way the Civil Service works. The People Survey is one of the largest employee attitude surveys in the UK and is a crucial source of information to help staff, managers and senior leaders to implement changes so that every part of the Civil Service is a great place to do great work. We’re looking for an outstanding experienced analyst who can manage a complex work programme of high-profile deliverables and a multidisciplinary team, and can engage confidently and effectively with very senior stakeholders.

Head of Civil Service Diversity Analysis - Reference: 1449161
Civil Service Diversity is a major governmental priority with high levels of interest from the most senior stakeholders. This new post has been created to directly inform policy development in this sphere with robust analysis. You’ll combine experience in quantitative (and ideally qualitative) approaches with great stakeholder management skills, a strategic eye, and the ability to present credibly to very senior customers.

Head of Civil Service Talent Analysis - Reference: 1449202
This post is embedded in the Civil Service Talent Team, whose mission is to develop world-class leaders for the future of the Civil Service. You’ll be setting the data strategy for talent information and providing accurate insight and analysis to drive decision making for talent management. We’re looking for someone who combines expertise as a statistician and/or management information professional with excellent influencing and people skills.

Quantitative Analyst/Social Researcher – People Survey and Employee Engagement – Reference: 1449217
The People Survey and Employee Engagement Team is also looking for a quantitative analyst or social researcher with strong technical skills. You’ll be able to combine these research and analytical skills with building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders and ensuring your evidence is clearly communicated for a policy audience. You will lead on cross-Civil Service analysis of the People Survey results and development of the survey’s methodology. You’ll also be carrying out discrete pieces of research and analysis to support wider management and leadership development of the Civil Service.

Additional information

These are 2 year fixed term appointments with the possibility of extension or conversion to permanent appointments subject to future business need. Candidates who are not appointed but nevertheless meet the successful standard at interview will be added to a reserve list for a period of 12 months, during which time they may be considered for other substantially similar posts in the Cabinet Office.

The Cabinet Office are equal opportunity employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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