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Monreith House,Crichton Business park, DG1 4ZY
£28,944 - £31,179 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Research Officer (18/491)

Dumfries and working from home

£28,944 - £31,179


Would you like to support our Council in the development of its priorities and plans for the future and evaluate the impact of delivering our plans?  If you are interested in research, analysis, and policy, and have an inquisitive mind, this is the role for you.


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our, newly created, innovative and forward-thinking Business Intelligence Service in the role of a Research Officer.  You will work across the Service, providing research and insight to Policy Officers, Business and Data Analysts – helping to shape and develop Council policies and strategies. 


The main responsibilities of the role will be to develop, perform and communicate efficient and effective analysis and policy-based research to support the development and ongoing review of Council policies and strategies.


You should be educated to degree standard in a relevant discipline, or equivalent qualification and experience.  You should also have experience of working with managers within Local Government along with previous experience of supporting policy research, planning and development.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as good analytical skills and attention to detail are also essential requirements of the job.


This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a newly created team within People & Transformation working across the Council.


For further information please contact:

Josef Coombey, Policy Officer

Tel: 07920598947