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Are you an experienced Data Analyst who is committed to making change happen? Do you have the passion and track record to help Mencap become a data driven, evidence led organisation with a curiosity for solving problems? If so, please keep reading because we want to hear from you.

Data and all things digital are a core capability to help deliver the Mencap 2020-2025 strategy. We are bold and ambitious and really want you to come and join us to help us achieve our vision where the UK is the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives. 

We are recruiting for a new Data Analyst to be a key part of our Insight and Analytics team. This role will be a full time (37.5 hours per week) permanent role. At Mencap we give office-based colleagues and teams more flexibility about where the work is done. You are able to work from home or a nearby office but it is important that the successful candidate can be present in our London office quarterly for a team meeting and on other occasions when required.

The Insight and Analytics team is a small team that works on a variety of projects. We use data to make a positive impact to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and improve our organisation that supports people with a learning disability. We sit within the Data and Application team so have access to engineers, BI developers, product management, architecture and governance. You’ll work with the Insight & Analytics Lead on challenges submitted by stakeholders and identify new areas which would benefit from data analysis.


Essential key skills, experience & abilities required for this role:

  • Previous experience working in a Data Analyst role in a data team.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. You can apply analytical techniques to present a solution.
  • High level of knowledge and experience in Python, SQL and data tools to profile, interrogate, prepare, and analyse data sets, and to synthesise findings and insight.
  • Agile/Kanban experience
  • Ability to approach a problem, applying logic and creativity.
  • Data visualisation. You can interpret requirements and present data in a clear and compelling way, using graphical representations and data visualisations.
  • Confident and effective communicator across all levels and understand how to share insights with stakeholders.

Please read the full role profile for further details. If you’re ready to make a difference, please get in touch today by providing an up-to-date bespoke CV that demonstrates all your relevant skills and experience.

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

An initial ‘informal interview’ call for those shortlisted will take place with the hiring manager after the closing date. First stage interviews are being held Via TEAMS on 3rd July with a potential second stage for those successful after interview the following week.


As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you start, you will be auto-enrolled after three months with us.
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness
  • Loans for debt consolidation, bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program
  • Access to award winning training and development

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job – to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  


Our work includes;  

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want

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