Business Analyst

London Borough of Camden

  • Team: Strategy and Change
  • Grade: Level 5, Zone 2
  • Salary: £50,655
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square and Homeworking due to COVID
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 28th Jan 2021 GMT

Job Description

Starting salary: £50,655 

Job Level and Salary range: Level 5 Zone 2; £50,655 - £61,911 

Work Location:  5 Pancras Square 

Hours per week: 36 

Contract Type: Permanent, Fulltime, 36 hours per week 

Closing date: 28 January 2021, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 01 February 2021

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion  

Open to secondments    

About us  

Camden has a vision to become a relational, 21st century organisation which matches the ambition and energy of its citizens. We’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. The Business Analyst will support the new Strategy and Policy Design team to solve complex problems which will deliver on the ambition of Camden 2025.   

The role  

This role is about using data and insights to solve complex organisational problems at pace. You will shape the work of the Strategy and Policy Design team, working with a core team of ten policy designers, ensuring that their work is data-led, supporting new insight and innovative approaches to long-standing problems.  

You will lead on business case development, impact modelling and financial models for interventions as well as being part of the service’s senior management team and work closely with the delivery manager to shape the work of the team, working in an agile delivery context.  

A key role will be in supporting capability and learning across directorate strategy teams, increasing people’s confidence in harnessing and interpreting data to solve business problems and to understand impact. 

About you  

You will be able to draw new insights from a wide range of data sets, from management information to the lived experience of citizens, to design policy and change the operating models of services.  

You will have a strong understanding of operating models in local authorities and the wider public sector.  

You will think strategically about data, outcomes and return on investment and be an important voice in shaping the future of the Council’s approach.  

The right individual will also be able to present and communicate data in highly innovative ways, making the most complex data sets accessible to a range of internal and external audiences.  

You will be aware of and understand agile methodology and be able to apply this mindset to all aspects of your work.  

For more information please refer to the job profile.  

Working for Camden 

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits. 

Additional information      

To view the Job Profile please click HERE 

If you're interested to find out more about this role, we’re hosting a ‘Teams event’ on Wednesday 20th 4.35-5.15, where we'll share thinking about the new team and answer any questions you might have. This webinar will also be open to those externally that are interested in the roles, and you will be able to join anonymously if you prefer.

The link to join is here. We’ll share a list of the questions asked and responses after the event if you’re not able to join. Feel free to send me an email with any questions you’d like to be answered in the session.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website  

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 or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.   

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Thu 28th Jan 2021


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application