Dash Job - Data Dashboard User Researcher - UK Government

:mega: Plotly Dash Skills: Experience in coding & developing tools & analytical products in Python-Plotly-Dash

Company: Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (UK Government)

Title: Data Dashboard User Researcher

Category: Part Time

Location: United Kingdom (on-site)

Experience: Entry level

Application: Link to apply


Job Description
This role will see the successful candidate supporting the data dashboard team, which will develop a data dashboard tool for Oflog. It involves working with senior stakeholders from across DLUHC, policy, strategy, and senior officials, to determine the key metrics and outcomes to present in the dashboard.

The post holder will lead the development of plans for further user research and work closely with policy and DLUHC teams to determine a plan for updates to the functionality of the dashboard.

The post holder will also play a key part in determining the most appropriate data to present, in line with the objectives of Oflog, as well as determining how this data is presented, ensuring it is accessible to all stakeholders.


  • Developing plans for user research, working closely with policy and other colleagues in Oflog on their engagement plans.
  • Implement changes arising from user research sessions, ensuring the functionality of the dashboard is fit for purpose.
  • Working with other government departments to develop and collect data where applicable.
  • Responsible for publishing and presenting the dashboard and insights, working with OGDs to gain consensus on the analytical interpretation.
  • Communicating complex issues of performance clearly and concisely to senior leaders to shape policy-making.
  • The ability to show flexibility and adaptability under pressure.

Essential Person specification and essential criteria

  • Experience in coding and developing tools and analytical products in Python-plotly-dash.
  • Practical experience in data manipulation and working with big data to solve a series of complex problems.
  • Experience of working in SQL and other database programmes.
  • Experience in conducting, facilitating and actioning user research sessions.
  • Excellent oral and written briefing skills including the ability to communicate detailed information succinctly and clearly.
  • Strong analytical skills in analysing data to provide insights.
  • Either an existing member of one of the government analytical professions with the skills, experience, and ability to demonstrate the required competencies at HEO level in your profession, or a proven analyst with the required skills, experience and ability to become a member of one of the government analytical professions please see requirements below.


  • Experience of working on high profile and fast paced issues, preferably in the local government space.


  • Learning and development tailored to your role
  • An environment with flexible working options
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • A Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%

Things you need to know

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