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Data Analytics - Research Director

Location: London

Salary: £40k - £50k (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Survey Research Centre

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 12 September 2017

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Data Analytics - Research Director, to play a central role in expanding our analytical work.

We are looking for a person with exceptional analysis skills, and a passion for using data to provide useful, policy-focused insights into society. This role will help to develop new Data Analytics capability at NatCen, and offers the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of social statistics.   

The successful candidate will need a strong track record of designing, managing, delivering and promoting high quality analysis projects in the secondary data, big data or administrative data areas. They will play a leading role in expanding our analysis work, taking an active part in business generation, identifying new opportunities and writing successful proposals and funding applications. They will be excellent writers and have a keen interest in the visual display of data. 

If you believe you have the experience, perspective and qualities we are looking for then we look forward to hearing from you. Please click below for further information:

About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and a defined contribution pension scheme.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and supporting statement (no more than 800 words) outlining your skills, experience and why you would make a great addition to the team by email to

Closing date for applications will be Tuesday 12th September 2017.