Research and Data Analyst at Laurelle Brown Training and Consultancy, Remote, £Freelance Rate

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  • Remote (United Kingdom)
  • May 04, 2022

Contract Description

Laurelle Brown Training and Consultancy (LBTC) is a small company that works with organisations to support delivery of high quality, inclusive services for children and young people through training, facilitation and consultancy. We co-design and deliver a range of programmes with clients and stakeholders in the community, charity, public and private sectors, with the ultimate goal of ensuring systems, organisations and staff meet the needs of all children and young people.

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced Research & Data Analyst to join LBTC as an associate. You will work across a range of research and change projects and programmes, from snapshot analyses to long term change and transformation programmes, leading on the provision of high-quality insights, analysis and interpretation to help clients understand, measure, track and monitor in order to achieve change and impact.

You will be passionate about using your skills to make a real and demonstrable positive difference in systems, practice and outcomes for children and young people.

Key information

  • Position: Associate Research & Data Analyst
  • Reports to: Project Manager
  • Location: Remote (UK based)
  • Hours per week: Varies - Dependent upon project
  • Rate: £250/day
  • Role type: Freelance

About the role - Job description

As an Associate within LBTC, you will be a leader and part of the team. You will work alongside the whole team and other associates, and you will be in contact with our clients to achieve our shared goals. You will take responsibility and ownership for the quality and timeliness of programme / project delivery while contributing to overarching vision, theories of change and forward planning.

To succeed in this role, you need to be a true team player and problem-solver; utilising the expertise of others (Directors, project manager, other associates, and clients) to ensure a detailed understanding of what success looks like for our clients and young people. You will be able to adapt across a diverse range of assignments while acquiring knowledge and developing understanding of the complex systems, and challenges, to achieving equity and inclusion in services for children and young people. Leveraging the right data to improve outcomes for children and young people, whether directly or indirectly, will be the heart of your work as Associate Research & Data Analyst at LBTC.

Our clients provide services to children, young people and families, and as such, experience in the sector is essential for this role.

As Associate Research & Data Analyst your work will entail:

  • Understanding client needs and building on hypotheses, insights and trends to create success in our commissioned work
  • Identifying opportunities to improve children and young people, and/or staff experiences and outcomes through the provision of data and insight that enables data-informed decision making and action
  • Leading quantitative research and analysis of various areas across systems, organisations and practice for children and young people
  • Providing capability to translate needs, intentions, and commitments into actionable insight, and enable delivery of inclusive, equitable services for children and young people
  • Contributing to the formulation and presentation of strategies, roadmaps, action plans, recommendations and briefings, and communicating them clearly and creatively in writing, orally, and/or visually to clients and other stakeholders
  • Driving LBTC's strategy with Directors and the team by helping to build knowledge and understanding and test insight-driven hypotheses to add value for the business, stakeholders and wider sectors

What we are looking for - person specification:

Knowledge and Experience

  • Previous research and/or data analyst role(s) within services for children and young people
  • Working as part of a team to design and facilitate mixed methods research, with proven ability to lead on design and facilitate quantitative research methods
  • Tackling complex analytical challenges and making decisions based high quality information
  • Undertaking working with large datasets in a data management/handling role (not just as a database user) and undertaking data analysis - SQL, statistical methods and modelling on large data sets
  • Interpreting, triangulating and analysing data, and scoping reviews
  • Delivering accurate, meaningful and timely information, based on well thought through, designed and executed research


  • A passion and skill for solving ambiguous, difficult and unstructured problems that underpin inequalities and exclusion within services and outcomes for children and young people
  • Comfortable and confident working across multiple projects in a rapidly changing environment, able to balance the need for accuracy and efficiency to prioritise work and meet competing deadlines
  • Writing high quality reports in variety of formats, clearly articulating complex concepts and findings in simple terms
  • Translating vast and complex data and insight into clear, easy to interpret and creative visuals and stories that drive actions from clients and stakeholders
  • Competent user of range of research and analysis tools
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills
  • Confidently work independently, use initiative and lead people and projects
  • Outstanding organisation, time-management and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent IT skills: ability to navigate online shared drives, create documents and reports, and use applications, including Microsoft 365 and Zoom

And, most importantly

Demonstrate LBTC's values:

  • Collaboration : Solutions co-produced with clients and stakeholders.
  • Disrupting : Driving change. Driving solutions. Driving out the status quo.
  • Integrity : Honest; when no one is looking and in the face of challenge.
  • People-Centred : People at the heart of everything we do.

Associate consultants are freelance contractors who are offered specific projects based on their availability.

Although freelance, our small pool of Associates are treated like one of the team. We value ideas and impact over hierarchy and barriers. We value people over titles. We value partnership over competition.

To apply:

Please submit your CV and a covering letter (no more than one A4 page) outlining why you want to be an associate at LBTC and how you meet the person specification.

Application Deadline - 20th May 2022 at 5pm

Job Type: Freelance

Salary: £200.00- £250.00 per day


  • Work from home

Application deadline: 20/05/2022