PPL:  Management Consultancy with a difference…

  • Financial Times UK’s Leading Management Consultants ‘Gold’ rated 2023 and 2024
  • Winner, B Corp ‘Best for the World’ for Workforce 2021 and 2022
  • Winner, MCA Consulting Awards for Innovation, Client Service & Value, and Ethical Consultancy

Founded in 2007, PPL is a Social Enterprise and B Corp that exists to promote better health, wellbeing, and economic outcomes across the UK, working with individuals, communities and the organisations that support them.

We do this through applying the best of current and emerging thinking in the fields of strategy and innovation, management science, digital, analytics, organisational development and programme delivery to help people achieve better outcomes in life and to deliver social value.

Data analyst @ PPL

Do you want to be part of making change happen, working in some of the most exciting and challenging public services, from boardroom to the frontline?

Being a data analyst at PPL means you are passionate about public sector reform and have the technical expertise and innovative mindset to lead and shape our new Data and Analytics Team.

As a data analyst at PPL, key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering significant analytics projects and managing teams of consultants and data engineers.
  • Leading analytics-focused business development, developing PPL’s presence and relationships with their clients.
  • Developing innovative analytics solutions

These responsibilities are further detailed in the full job description provided.

About the role

We offer a unique opportunity for individuals to develop and deploy data analyst skills on a wide range of innovative projects aimed at improving public sector outcomes across the UK. This role is based in our London offices in SE1, and on client sites as required. As the lead of the newly formed Data and Analytics Team, you will spearhead the development of PPL’s analytical capabilities, driving value and insight from diverse public sector datasets. Your role will also involve developing our data infrastructure and delivering impactful analytics projects that support our clients, including the NHS and local government.

The salary for this role ranges from £57,750 – £63,000 per annum, depending on your level of experience.

In addition, you will receive a benefits package including:

  • An annual bonus scheme
  • An annual £2,136 London travel allowance
  • A starting 26 days of annual leave, plus UK bank holidays
  • 10 days of paid volunteering leave per annum, to be used with the charity of your choice
  • Tailored professional development opportunities, including support for ongoing technical certifications and additional training.
  • Company health, life insurance and pension scheme
  • Access to range of other discounts and rewards, including our Cycle to Work scheme

What we are looking for

PPL is focused on delivering consistently excellent services to our clients and the communities they serve. Being at the cutting edge of public sector reform is challenging, and we seek individuals with:

  • A strong ability to interpret complex data and apply statistical methods.
  • Proficiency with reporting tools (e.g., Power BI) and database management (e.g., SQL).
  • Experience in building and maintaining client relationships in the analytics space.
  • An ability to support new business opportunities, from concept to contract award.
  • Experience in managing and recruiting data analytics teams.
  • Healthcare and NHS background (desirable)

The process

PPL operates a blind recruitment process.  Successfully shortlisted candidates can expect:

  1. An initial telephone interview (approx. 30 mins)
  2. Online aptitude tests
  3. An in-person panel interview inc. case study at PPL’s SE1 offices (approx. 2.5 hours)
  4. An in-person final interview


Application instructions

The linked application form will be used to assess eligibility before CVs are submitted for shortlisting via our blind recruitment process.

Please email your CV and completed application form to recruitment@ppl.org.uk

Please note cover letters will not be considered as part of the screening process, so please refer to the application form for all required details.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at the same email address.