About the role
We believe violence is preventable, not inevitable.
Are you driven to support London’s communities?
Are you passionate about using data, research and insights to solve complex problems and improve the lives of Londoners?
There is a rare but exciting opportunity for two Research and Performance Analysts to join London’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU).
London’s VRU is focused on stopping violence before it happens through an approach that is rooted in prevention and early intervention.
We use research, data and intelligence to better understand why violence occurs and we take action to prevent it now, and in the long-term.
We are a team of specialists who use our expertise to work in partnership with communities, councils, the NHS, public health, the police, schools and colleges and charities, to co-ordinate efforts and bring about change.
The VRU is a voice and champion for young people, families and communities.
We are looking for two Research & Performance Analyst to support us to develop a data driven, evidence-based approach to preventing violence. This is a key role within an exciting and ambitious multi-disciplinary team, supporting the Research & Evaluation leads to embed evidence informed practice within the unit and contribute to our understanding of ‘what works’ to reduce violence.
The VRU is looking for someone who:
- Has knowledge and experience of using evidence and data to identify challenges and improve public services.
- Is familiar with a range of with qualitative and quantitative methodologies to research and evaluation.
- Has experience sharing and communicating research and analysis in creative ways, to influence change.
- Recognises the benefits of evidence informed approach to Violence Reduction.
Want to find out more about the VRU?
Click here to learn more about the VRU, as told by our Young People’s Action Group.
You can also find out more about the VRU by visiting our website.
If you have a question about this role please contact Tom Davies by emailing email@example.com
If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process, please contact a member of the HR team via email on HR@mopac.london.gov.uk.
Applying for the Role
Candidates wishing to apply must upload their CV accordingly, complete their personal profile and answer the supporting questions. Please ensure your answers clearly address the essential criteria and competency framework outlined in the attached job description.
MOPAC operates a blind recruitment process; therefore, please do not write any identifiable information within your supporting question answers.
If you require any reasonable adjustments or assistance submitting your application, please email HR@mopac.london.gov.uk
Political Restriction: under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011), all MOPAC staff members will be politically restricted without the right to apply for an exemption.
Security Vetting Clearance
The successful candidates will be expected to undergo the necessary security vetting, which may take around eight weeks to complete. Applicants must possess the legal right to work in the UK and have resided in the UK continuously for at least the last three years.
Reward and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer an attractive range of benefits, including 32.5 days' annual leave, a civil service pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, an interest-free season ticket loan, access to discounts via our corporate benefits hub and employee wellbeing support.
Where are we based?
We have moved to a hybrid working model with office hubs at Union Street (near London Bridge) and Newlands Park (postcode SE26). On average, staff will work 1-2 days a week from an Office Hub, which may differ depending on the role requirements.
Got a query on the recruitment process?
If you have a question about the recruitment process, please get in touch with a member of the HR team via email at HR@mopac.london.gov.uk
We are a disability-confident employer. MOPAC guarantees an interview to any applicant that declares that they have a disability, providing they meet the minimum standards for the job role. These standards are defined in the job description and will often be listed as essential or desirable skills.
London's diversity is its biggest asset, and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.