Senior Analyst

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: JUL20222706

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Fixed Term


£32,797 - £36,370 Per Annum

Closing date

7 August 2022


Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

As the Analyst, you will be part of the Regeneration Directorate and you will support the SEHRT Programme Tranche 2 in delivery of the monitoring and evaluation plans and benefits realization. Moreover, there will be the requirement to support the programme management functions by collating, analysing and presenting information to inform the delivery.

This role will be within the Transport department and be line managed by the Principal Analyst and will be responsible for managing processes for programme management and evaluation, reporting and governance. You will be the subject expert on the link between the benefits of the programmes and their monitoring and evaluation plans and assist with the set up of clear processes that enable decision making by the Senior Delivery Managers, Principal Analyst and Programme Manager. You will update mechanisms that allow for critical issues to be highlighted, thus allowing for effective programme management.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will need a relevant degree level education or demonstrable equivalent professional experience, as well as experience of utilizing and analysing qualitative and quantitative data sources. You will have well-developed skills for coordination and liaising with relevant parties along with experience of developing monitoring and evaluation tools. You will ideally have experience of undertaking transport project appraisals and communicate messages clearly, concisely and at a level appropriate to the audience. You will have the proven ability to represent the service at internal/ external meetings, with integrity and confidence, and demonstrate high levels of verbal communication and reasoning, putting forward persuasive and compelling arguments. You will have excellent writing skills including the ability to write clear, basic and appropriate information for reports and briefing papers and be able to work independently and proactively, along with the ability to prioritise.

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please ensure to complete the application fully and apply your skills and experience to the requirements listed in the job profile when completing the Personal Statement/Cover Letter section of the application.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.


As part of the interview process you will sent some open source data to analyse and present to the panel during interview.