Senior Data and Governance Analyst - Remote

Job Title: Senior Data and Governance Analyst - Remote
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £25 - £27 per hour + inside IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH30738_1657271993
Contact Name: James Norval
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 08, 2022 10:19

Job Description

Senior Data and Governance Analyst - Remote

  • Must be Eligible for SC Clearance (lived in the UK for 5 years)
  • Remote working anywhere in the UK only
  • £25 to £27 per hour, 37 hours a week
  • Contractor position - Inside IR35
  • Umbrella or LTD Company for pay
  • Take home pay estimate after all tax deductions: £2500/£2700 per month
  • Until 31/03/23
  • Deadline: 13/07/22 12 noon

About the role:

As a Senior Statistical Officer, you will be working alongside the wider analysis team to help influence the strategic direction of the Covid Infection Survey:

We are looking for a candidate who:

is interested in and motivated by research, data and statistics;
has strong organisational and communication skills;
has an understanding of statistics and research and how it can benefit policy, decision making and our understanding of the economy and society.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and communicate methodological developments across multiple teams
  • Act as point of contact and administrator of key methodological developments
  • Audit and review documentation and processes relating to systems, including Polestar (a Google Cloud Platform)
  • Design and implement processes to review, evaluate and improve systems and procedures
  • Work collaboratively to develop new methods, production systems and reporting/dissemination to make sure we meet data users' changing needs
  • Plan for and implement quality reporting and improvement across
  • Contribute to quality assurance and the production of statistical or research publications
  • Liaise closely with other staff to share knowledge and develop expertise
  • Line manage at least one Research Officer in line with policies and values.
  • Prepare agendas and minutes for relevant meetings
  • Ensure efficiency and effectiveness of current, planned and future communication activity.

Skills and Experience

  • A sound understanding of the use of analysis, evidence and statistics in society and an awareness of official statistics issues in the wider context of contemporary politics
  • Experience of operating flexibly, planning and prioritising workloads to meet deadlines
  • Experience of using a range of relevant information to support decisions and make timely recommendations
  • The ability to communicate confidently using appropriate styles to maximum understanding and impact to a range of audiences
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to consider the needs and priorities of others' when planning collaborative work
  • Ability to collaborate and engage with academic partners/customers/stakeholders as part of developing approved research.
  • Ambition to improve the scope and utility of the COVID-19 Infection Survey data