Job Title: Methodologist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £450 - £550 per day + Outside iR35
Start Date: July/August 2020
Reference: BBBH23259_1593420445
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2020 09:47

Job Description


London, Titchfield or Newport - work remotley for the foreseeable and then choice out of three locations.

6 Months OUTSIDE IR35

SC clearance is needed.

We are seeking an experienced methodologist with SC security clearance to support urgent analytical work on Covid-19 and to support the transformation of the population statistics system. Excellent programming skills are a must for this role, which will also provide support to other methodologists working to deadlines.

We need an experienced methodologist (ideally who has worked in this area of work previously -mortality projections and statistical uncertainty) with excellent skills in communicating complex coding and methods. The post is suitable for those wishing to work less than 1FTE.


  • Providing methodological and programming support to the Census and Population Statistics Hub.
  • Providing project support in several areas, including mortality projections and measures of statistical uncertainty.
  • Working with large complex datasets in a secure research environment.
  • SC cleared
  • Appropriate programming skills (R, SAS, Python).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

Relevant Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working with large, complex datasets
  • Strong programming skills, for example Python, R, SAS
  • Experience of complex statistical modelling methods
  • Strong written and verbal communicator

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