Job Title: Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £300 - £400 per day + (Inside IR35)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH28200_1632844571
Contact Name: Rhiannon Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 28, 2021 16:56

Job Description

  • Analyst - Central Government / Public Sector Project
  • Remote working (due to current climate).
  • 4 Months
  • *Inside IR35* - £300-£400

We are looking to recruit an experienced analyst to establish a team providing analytical support on prison estate capacity, ranging from short-term contingencies to longer-term strategy. The post holder will lead a team of 2-3 analysts to establish, prioritise and deliver on analytical requirements to support the project.

As an Analyst you will be responsible for:

  • Engage, policy, finance and others to understand immediate and longer-term analytical requirements and agree suitable approaches making use of available data and resources.
  • Ensure that appropriate cost estimates and analysis are used in determining both the short-term approach and longer-term strategy.
  • Oversee analytical input and ensure that work has analytical sign-off.
  • Liaise with analysts in the Modelling Hub to understand future supply and demand projections and to help stakeholders interpret their implications for future strategy and for briefing senior stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the other team leaders in the unit to ensure a consistent approach on assumptions, methodology and figures.
  • Deliver economic appraisal and cases, building on existing models to produce the required economic modelling for the projects portfolio.

You must be able to demonstrate experience in the following technologies and techniques:

  • Excellent quantitative analytical skills, with at least intermediate proficiency in Excel 2016.
  • Identify and understand the validity, relevance and limitations of different sources of evidence.
  • The ability to apply recognised economic appraisal techniques and to synthesise results from a range of evidence sources.
  • Understands and can interpret commonly used methods for summarising data to identify salient points, trends and logical inferences.
  • Experience of communicating the inputs and outputs of cost-benefit analysis clearly in a way that is easy for non-specialists to comprehend.
  • Experience in providing expert advice with regards to policy appraisal and evaluation.


  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system of England & Wales.
  • Knowledge of HM Treasury's "Green Book" and the associated business case guidance for public sector projects.
  • Understanding of the Civil Service Code and the importance of its core values of integrity, honesty, objectivity and impartiality.

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