Analyst Job Description

Monday 26 April 2021


Analysts undertake research and analysis, and support the delivery of projects to produce fresh, cutting-edge policy insight across Crest’s Strategy and Insight work.


Main purpose and scope

  • Carry out high quality analysis in service of projects undertaken on behalf of clients and ensure the analysis is presented in a compelling way.

  • Train/develop other team members to develop high quality analysis.

  • Use analysis to produce fresh, cutting-edge insight, both for projects and as part of wider Crest thought leadership efforts.

  • Provide project management support to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.

  • Work to ensure that Crest is seen as an organisation with the highest standards of analytical rigour and policy insight.

  • Building partnership and alliances with academics, think tanks and other like-minded organisations.


Position in organisation

  • Reports to: Senior Analyst/Strategy and Insight Manager

  • Responsible for: leading and developing analysis and research across the organisation



Duties and key responsibilities

  • Design and conduct high quality analysis in the service of projects across the team and for wider thought leadership efforts.

  • Supporting the delivery of projects/products for clients, which achieve impact and enhance Crest’s reputation for excellence.

  • Develop new policy/analytical insights and methodologies, which help cement Crest’s position as the country’s leading specialists on criminal justice policy.

  • Ensure the team is up to date with the most recent policy/analytical/research literature, and supporting newer team members to develop analytical skills.

  • Ensure appropriate recording of activities in line with Crest Advisory processes.

The post-holder may be asked to complete tasks not listed above but which are within the scope of the role.



General responsibilities

  • Commitment to equal opportunities

  • Cooperation with health and safety policies

  • Adhere to confidentiality requirements

  • Commitment to Crest’s company values

  • Collaborate with and behave respectfully towards colleagues



Salary

A competitive salary will be paid depending upon skills and experience, ranging between £25,000 and £32,000 (pro-rata).



Hours and place of work

As an Analyst you would usually work from our London office, 40 hours per week full-time; a part-time arrangement can be considered. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic you are likely to work from home at least some of the time. This will be reviewed as government guidance changes. Occasional travel to client sites is also a requirement of the role, but again this will depend on government guidance.



Benefits

As an Analyst you would usually work from our London office, 40 hours per week full-time; a part-time arrangement can be considered. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic you are likely to work from home at least some of the time. This will be reviewed as government guidance changes. Occasional travel to client sites is also a requirement of the role, but again this will depend on government guidance.



How to apply

Please send your CV, and a one page covering letter to contact@crestadvisory.com stating clearly which role you are applying for and why. Candidates are encouraged to proactively provide examples of past work they have personally contributed to, which showcase their skills. We ask all candidates to fill out and return this equal opportunity monitoring form to us.


The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 10th May 2021. Applications will be shortlisted the following week, with interviews occurring w/c Monday 17th May 2021.


Please indicate in your letter whether you are interested in a full-time or part-time position.


If you wish to discuss the role informally, please call 020 3542 8993 and speak to one of the team about the role you are interested in.


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