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ORX is currently searching for a skilled Research Analyst to enhance our research programme by providing valuable support in delivering various research projects.

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Job description

Job Details: 

Job title: 

Research Analyst

Reporting to: 

Research Manager

Contract and hours:

 Permanent, 37.5 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

 Hybrid working – 10 office days per quarter

Application deadline:



Bath, United Kingdom 

About ORX 

ORX is the largest operational risk management association in the financial services sector. Established in 2002 by financial firms looking to share loss data, ORX is committed to improving the management and measurement of operational risk. Owned and driven by our member institutions, we bring together hundreds of operational risk professionals to share their knowledge, expertise and experience in the financial services industry. We are a not-for-profit industry association incorporated in Geneva, Switzerland.

The role

The ORX Research Analyst role is a rewarding opportunity to learn about operational risk and the financial industry. You will support elements of the ORX research programme by assisting with the delivery of research projects. This will involve both quantitative and qualitative research tasks with a particular focus on survey design, data analysis, visualisation, and benchmarking. Tools such as Excel, SQL and R will be used to analyse and visualise data which, together with strong writing skills, you will help us to communicate research findings in coherent and engaging ways.

The Research Analyst will have strong quantitative skills, be an effective and enthusiastic communicator with an analytical approach who enjoys working with data and learning mathematical programming languages, as well as showing initiative in applying their research and analytical skills.

The successful candidate will benefit from a supportive working environment in which both job specific training and personal development are valued.

Principal duties and responsibilities 

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing analytical support to the Research and Information Team
  • Supporting quantitative and qualitative analysis of data requiring some knowledge of statistics and programming
  • Supporting the development and analysis of surveys (including by using a customised survey tool), combined with producing charts and other data visualisation outputs
  • Supporting ORX to derive value from its data assets through the development of new ideas for benchmarking, visualisation, and analysis
  • Supporting research into specific aspects of operational risk practice, trends, and methodology
  • Assisting in the drafting and delivery of research reports
  • Supporting the communication of research findings with the ORX constituency
  • Providing support, where required, to ORX Working Groups and member meetings

Find out more about the recruitment process

Find out more about the recruitment process: 

  • 1st stage of the interview process will be a virtual call with hiring managers.
  • 2nd stage of the interview process will be a formal interview with hiring managers in person in our central office in Bath. If applicable, they may test your analytical skills at this stage.
How can I be supported?

You can share any adjustments you need at any stage of the application process by contacting If you have a disability, if you are neurodivergent, or if you have a health condition that may affect you during the application process, we encourage you to discuss adjustments with our People team.

Some reasons why candidates may need support include but are not limited to: physical disability, dyslexia, dyspraxia, hearing/visual impairment, stammer, stutter, anxiety, depression, menopause, and long-term health conditions.

Some examples of adjustments that can be made for candidates include, but are not limited to:

  • Additional time to complete online assessments or interviews
  • Providing information about assessments during a briefing call
  • Adjusted font size or contrast settings on online assessments, exercises, tasks, and presentations
  • Completing assessments via video call rather than online
Workplace adjustments

The support we offer throughout the recruitment process doesn’t end after the application. We know that employees have varying needs in the application process and at work, which is why we want to help employees at ORX get the support they need to thrive.

ORX is committed to providing employees with the tools and support they need, we can consider adjusting, removing, or reducing any barriers you might face if you have a disability, health concern, or mental health condition.

Workplace adjustments (or accommodations) help us do this and can be considered for all our employees.

Some of the adjustments we’ve provided for our employees include but are not limited to:

  • Ordering specialist equipment (like assistive technology and ergonomic furniture)
  • Adjustments to objectives or targets
  • Changing working arrangements, using flexible working or regular breaks

What else do we offer

Hybrid working:

We offer a hybrid working (mix of remote and office working) built around supporting your role and your home life commitments wherever possible. The minimum days in the office are 10 per quarter. 


  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary performance related bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday a year, increasing by 1 day for each year of service to a maximum of 28 days
  • 8% company contribution to pension
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Support for training and development
  • Life assurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Perks at work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Holiday trading
  • Sabbaticals and long service awards
  • Summer and Xmas social events
  • Cycle to work
  • Inclusive and supportive working environment

Our culture

We have a great culture and we’re proud of our people and the high engagement demonstrated year after year in our employee survey. We recognise and reward hard work, whilst respecting work-life balance. Our hybrid working sees our team getting together when necessary. Days in the office are 10 per quarter, which enables our teams to establish a working pattern that suits us, and you. We recognise that family time, being there for the school run and enjoying life at home is as important as collaborating with others, socialising as a team and maximising the informal learning and innovation that happens when we’re together in the same place. 

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