|Recruiter:||National Audit Office|
|Listed on:||28th July|
|Location:||London or Newcastle|
|Salary/Rate:||£39,400 - £65,146|
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London or Newcastle offices
Salary: Senior Analyst: £45,390 - £57, 582 (London), £39,400 - £51,582 (Newcastle)
Value for money audit principal (Performance auditor): £54,735 - £65,146 (London), £44,367 - £59,088 (Newcastle)
Full time/Part time: We have a number of positions available and strongly encourage individuals wishing to work with us on a part-time basis to apply and take advantage of our flexible working arrangements
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Each year we publish around 60 major Value for Money (VFM) reports looking at various government programmes and projects. VFM reports are multi-method reports often delivered at pace to achieve real impact.
The main role of Senior analysts/Value for money audit principals (performance auditors) in the NAO is to lead our teams in planning, researching and drafting these reports, working alongside sector or topic specialists, analysts and qualified accountants as well as applying strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
Senior analysts and Value for money audit principals also lead other work including investigations - where concerns have been raised with us - and support Parliamentary select committees.
All Senior analysts and Value for money audit principals are expected to spend part of their time using their expertise to contribute to our specialist networks across the office. This includes providing analytical insight and support to others outside of your team on your areas of expertise such as analytical techniques and methods, commercial and regulatory issues, digital transformation and data use in the public sector, financial risk and management, major project delivery, and people and operational management.
Please do not wait until the closing date to apply as we will review applications throughout the process. We are aiming to hold the following selection stages:
Shortlisting stage- from 15 August
Case study stage- from 22 August
Final interviews- from 5 September
Please note, we are not able to sponsor work visas.
The closing date for applications is 25 August.
As a Senior Analyst/ Value for money audit principal you will lead studies examining key aspects of government programmes and projects. You will get involved in other work too, including investigations, correspondence (from the public and MPs) and other work that supports Parliamentary select committees.
It will be essential that you can demonstrate the ability to:
A strong academic background and experience in leading research/ performance audit projects and producing high quality, accessible written outputs.
For Senior analysts this means either:
For Value for money audit principals (performance auditors) this means:
Contact Name: National Audit Office
Job ID: 3123666