Head of Performance Analytics

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Job Description

As an expert with extensive performance analysis experience gained in an agile, digital operating environment, you will be a role model and advocate for the practice within HM Land Registry, government and in industry. You will represent performance analysis, promoting it across government and externally at events and building relationships high profile stakeholders like Government Digital Service (GDS) and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

You will also ensure there is sufficient capability and capacity in the performance analysis practice, supporting the professional development and continuous improvement of both individuals and the community to meet both current and future needs.

It is a very exciting time to join us as we continue on a major digital transformation programme. You will join our award-winning Digital, Data and Technology Directorate which is the in-house IT division at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.

Our existing software systems form part of the critical national infrastructure, safeguarding land and property ownership valued at £7 trillion, enabling over £1 trillion worth of personal and commercial lending to be secured against property across England and Wales.

As the Head of Performance Analysis, you will ensure that the people in performance analysis roles have the appropriate skills, capability and support to be effective in their roles; as well as access to learning and development to help them progress and to meet the organisation’s current change portfolio, culture and Business Strategy, now and in the future.

As Head of Practise, you will continually develop the performance analysis function, lead on new ways of working and adopting common professional approaches to ensure responsiveness to business needs and to maximise the value and effectiveness of the function, whilst ensuring that the performance analysis community of practice is active and brings measurable value to community members and the organisation.


To be effective in this role, you will have extensive performance analysis experience gained within a multi-disciplinary team in a digital and agile organisation, along with significant experience of using a range of performance analysis tools, techniques and technologies. You will also have experience of setting performance measurement frameworks across multiple projects alligning to business needs and strategy and providing insight and analysis that informs evidence-based decision making at a strategic level.

You have experience of leading the practice and capability and proven ability to coach and share your own experience of being an high performing performance analyst. In addition, you are a skilled and experienced planner, implementer and leader of change with experience of working across organisational boundaries and can communicate effectively with stakeholders to build influence and credibility.

For more information about the job, please see the attached candidate guidance.

In line with current government guidance, the role will initially be home based so an induction and training will be carried out remotely, with full support from the team. Once safe to do so, you will be based in one of our 14 office locations.

The Digital, Data and Technology Directorate is the in-house IT division for HMLR. We are currently recruiting several roles to ensure the directorate’s teams contain the right blend of skills, experience and knowledge to take our major transformation programme forward. These teams are at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.

Our Business Strategy for 2017-2022 sets out our aims of:

  • brilliant at the basics;
  • a comprehensive Land Register;
  • world-leading through Digital Street – our ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030;
  • opening our data;
  • Expert people; and
  • financially strong.

For more information about what its like to work here please see the following links:

Working at HM Land Registry
Building our digital capability through Communities of Practice


Degree in a numerate subject (including but not limited to maths, physics or engineering) or relevant work experience.


We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Changing and Improving
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Communicating and Influencing


HM Land Registry offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

HM Land Registry is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated. We’re committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve.

Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan. Our current focus is to encourage people from under-represented groups into management and leadership roles, especially people with disabilities, women and ethnic minority colleagues.

See a list of full benefits:

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths and Experience.
Please complete the online application form to include your qualifications and work history. The Statement of Suitability section (in no more than 1000 words) should be used to provide details of how you meet the essential experience criteria listed below:

  • Experience of leading the practice and capability.
  • Ability to coach and share own experience of being high performing performance analyst.
  • Skilled and experienced planner, implementer and leader of change in a complex and evolving environment.
  • Experience of working across organisational boundaries, expertly communicating with stakeholders to build influence and credibility.

The sift will take place week shortly after the closing date. The final selection stage will consist of a blended interview and pre-prepared presentation which will be conducted as a remote video interview week commencing Monday 7 June 2021.

Please review your application form before clicking ‘submit’ – once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application.

Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications – this is 11:55pm on the advertised date.

HMLR is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.

If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.

If you would like further information about the use of your personal data, please click on the link below:

Job Applicant Personal Information

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Location: Any HMLR office

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

Further information on nationality requirements

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name : Gareth Robson
Email : gareth.robson@landregistry.gov.uk

Recruitment team :
Email : hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk

Further information

If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance to the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, please email hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from HM Land Registry then you may take your complaint to the Civil Service Commission: http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/making-complaint/


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