Data Research Officer - Fully Remote Working

Job Title: Data Research Officer - Fully Remote Working
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £15 - £18 per hour + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH24043_1598550793
Contact Name: James Norval
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 27, 2020 18:53

Job Description

  • Data Research Officer
  • Fully Remote Working
  • Junior to mid-level role
  • £15 - £18 per hour, inside IR35


This Division produce high-profile stats, including the employment and unemployment figures, hours worked, earnings, vacancies and jobs. You will support the production, publication and development of the Labour Demand (vacancies, workforce jobs, BRES and public sector employment).

You will work closely with others within the branch and to lead improvements to existing systems and methods and support the development of new systems.

This will involve working with a range of areas and external government departments to collate, process, quality assure, analyse and deliver the necessary data. You will also play a role in writing and managing the releases which will include working closely with publishing teams.


  • Produce clear and high quality qualitative and quantitative analyses to inform decision making and the prioritisation of development work
  • Lead on development work, collaborating with a range of stakeholders, to improve systems and methods
  • Provide support with economic/statistical analysis regarding the publication of labour statistics to ensure the continued quality of published data
  • Play a role in the production and publication of the labour demand releases


  • Understanding of survey/research methodology to lead development work to improve methods and processes, identifying and quantifying the benefits of developments to the labour demand statistics
  • Able to assess the quality of data and make decisions based on the data available
  • Able to take a positive approach to tackling problems and finding suitable solutions through collaboration with customers/stakeholders.
  • Have strong organisation skills with the ability to prioritise your workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Presents result from analysis in an appropriate way to different types of audience (specialists/non-specialist)
  • IT skills: Is already able/has an attitude to learn statistical programming.