Senior Analyst - Housing

Contract Type
Public Sector
£54,351 per annum
Expiry Date
The Housing and Land directorate is responsible for the Mayor’s plans to deliver new and improved homes and strong communities

Job Description

Working closely with boroughs and partners, we manage the Mayor’s housing investment programmes and land and property assets to support the building of affordable homes, job creation and regeneration.



About the team


This role is in the Housing Policy team, which is responsible for developing the Mayor’s housing policies, including his London Housing Strategy. In this new post you will be working alongside the existing Housing Research and Analysis Manager and a Research and Statistical Analyst to ensure that these policies are informed by a robust and sophisticated evidence base. You will also work closely with colleagues across the wider Housing and Land directorate, and with analysist in other teams such as City Intelligence.




About the role


In this role you will undertake work including:



·         Internal and public-facing work, including high profile publications like the annual 'Housing in London' report and Housing Research Notes on a range of topics.

·         Leading on a range of internal and external reporting projects, including the State of London report and reports to the Homes for Londoners Board.

·         Contributing to major research projects including SHLAA and SHMA

·         You will also work with colleagues across the directorate to develop the external communications of our housing statistics, in line with the GLA's voluntary commitment to the UK Statistics Code of Practice.

·         Developing constructive relationships with stakeholders and subject area experts

·         Drafting briefings for senior officers and the Mayor’s Office




What your day will look like


·         Creating a data visualisation to illustrate research findings in a report for publication on the London Datastore

·         Writing a briefing for the Executive Director on a newly released set of official statistics

·         Working collaboratively with team members on a piece of data analysis to inform the development of a new housing policy

·         Meeting external stakeholders to present initial findings and gather feedback for an ongoing research project



Skills, knowledge and experience



To be considered for the role you must demonstrate in your personal statement that you meet the following essential criteria:


·         Post-academic experience managing data analysis or research projects in a comparable work environment.

·         Experience analysing a range of data sources relevant to housing in London, including official statistics and household surveys.

·         Experience in the use of a range of software for analysis and data management, including Microsoft Excel and specialist analysis software such as R.

·         The ability to convey complex information to a range of audiences using written reports, data tools and visual and verbal presentations.

·         Familiarity with best practice on communicating statistical information, including the official Code of Practice for Statistics

·         An understanding of the GLA's commitment to equality and diversity.



How to apply


If you would like to apply for the role you will need to submit both of the following:


-          Up to date CV

-          Personal statement with a maximum of 1500 words. Please ensure you address how you demonstrate the essential criteria outlined above in the advert.