We are looking for a Data Researcher to join the team at OCSI.
The data & research role at OCSI is a great opportunity for anybody interested in quantitative research or data science. It offers the opportunity to use statistical and analytical skills to help public sector and social purpose organisations effectively plan, target and evaluate programmes.
Based in Brighton, we are a social research consultancy with a strong technical focus. We use our expertise in research and technology to provide tools, analysis and support for organisations working for social good.
We work with place-based data to help organisations better understand the communities they serve. We do this through consultancy projects such as the Indices of Deprivation and our work on left behind neighbourhoods. We also deliver long-term subscription based products (such as Local Insight and Community Insight) that provide direct access to local level data in easy to use platforms.
Take a look at our website to find out more about the projects we are working on.
The successful candidate will play a key role as part of the OCSI research team primarily involved with supporting and maintaining the data on our mapping products Local Insight and Community Insight. You will be expected to:
You’ll also be developing your quantitative research skills. This could potentially involve learning to use statistical software (STATA) and database management software (PostGres SQL).
There will be lots of opportunities for learning and skills development. We provide an individual training budget for all team members and encourage you to get involved in any and all areas of the company that interest you.
We are looking for:
The starting salary will be £25,000-£29,000 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience. This is a full-time role, although we can be flexible if that is important to you. This is a permanent role, with a 6 month probationary period.
We largely work remotely but the successful applicant will be expected to attend our Brighton based offices for some meetings and events. You are also able to work from our office more regularly (or every day) if that suits you and your needs. There may be occasional travel to London and further afield for meetings as required.
If you like the sound of all this, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please note, we will not accept applications that do not include a covering letter.
The deadline for applications is Tuesday 14th March and we are looking to schedule interviews for the week beginning 20th March
We look forward to hearing from you!
The government has confirmed the launch of the Know Your Neighbourhood (KYN)…
This year we celebrate our 20th birthday. While the heart of what…
We are looking for a talented, motivated, Mid-level to Senior Full Stack…