Lead Data Analyst

United Kingdom

Camden Council

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Salary: £58,184 - £67,886
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG - Hybrid
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Open House Day: TBC – Contact Edward Purchase if interested (details below)
Closing Date:  Tuesday 4th June 2024 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC

About Camden

We Make Camden and The Way We Work, set forth an organisational vision centred on relationships, innovation, and people, moving beyond bureaucratic approaches.

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. We’re home to some of the most important conversations happening today, and our mission led approach we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. 

 We are a values-lead organisation and work in a relational way. In this context, our growing community of Data Analysts use data to connect people, inform conversations and empower decision-makers.



Data in Camden

Data are crucial in supporting both people and communities across Camden and we are investing in our data capabilities to realise social value in new and exciting ways, creating new insights into complex social issues and the lived experiences of people across the borough.

We believe that data rights are human rights and have published our first of a kind Data Charter which presents the principles by which we ensure that data are used for public good in a transparent, ethical and accountable way. 

We have an appetite for innovation, and the work of our data analysts increasingly leverages emergent technologies such as those in the spheres of Generative AI, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.



About the roles

We are seeking two Lead Data Analysts, each responsible for data analysis across our Supporting People services or Supporting Communities services. This is a rare opportunity for you to operate as a leader within a progressive community of Data Analysts, developing innovative approaches to data analysis that unblock and ensure that Camden is a place that works for everyone.


As a Lead Data Analyst in Camden, you will be an accomplished data analysis expert with a body of knowledge and experience of relevant skills, tools, and techniques that you are able to share with others and use to implement and oversee data analysis that effectively supports us in delivering for the people of Camden.


You will be comfortable leading a substantive team of other data analysts, growing talent, ensuring adherence to standards, prioritising existing work and proposing new projects. You will also be able to serve as a key point of contact for senior leadership, acting as an expert in data analysis and analytics and ensuring that they benefit fully from the work carried out by our Data Analysts. 

Please refer to the job profiles for full details of the roles:



Come and Meet Us!

We will be holding a series of open-house events for anyone interested in applying for these roles. Please contact edward.purchase@camden.gov.uk for further details, to be added to our open house-sessions, or if you have any questions that you would like answered.



Find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by 

visiting www.camdenjobs.co.uk/our-stories



What We Offer

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits including:

  • 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 31 days after 5 years + Bank Holidays
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working opportunities;
  • Interest free loans
  • Access to our incredible staff networks
  • Career development and training
  • Wellbeing support and activities

Visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits' for more details.

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section. If you have a preference for one of the roles under the other please do state this in your application.   


Inclusion and Diversity 

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits'.      


Asking for Adjustments   

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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