Statistical Production Expert x 2

Job Title: Statistical Production Expert x 2
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £17 - £19 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH26266_1615900522
Contact Name: Taijaan deCordova
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2021 13:15

Job Description

Statistical Production Expert - Central Government

  • Inside IR35 - £17 - £19 pay per hour
  • Location: Newport (Currently working remote)
  • 6 Month contract

Working with a critical division of central government, we have an exciting new opportunity where you will join our team throughout the Economic Statistics Group, the Statistical Production Expert role should deliver the statistical production process; ensuring that all aspects of the production round are thoroughly planned, appropriate quality assurance undertaken, risks effectively managed and continuous improvement sought. Thorough and clear communication of statistics to stakeholders is also essential.

Experience needed:

  • Experience of overseeing an aspect of an end-to-end production process; producing a clear timetable and process for quality assurance, which is closely managed throughout. Escalating risks where appropriate.
  • Effective stakeholder engagement, to ensure stakeholders are notified of any issues, queries are answered, and data deliveries are made to deadline.
  • Explains statistical findings to different audiences
  • Good management skills to ensure effective performance management, staff development and allocation of resources within the team.
  • Presents data and findings in a relevant format for quality assurance.
  • Practical application of the methods and understanding of the data sources used to compile ONS statistics.
  • Identifies learning opportunities and applies acquired skills to improve statistical processes and methods.

Role includes:

Contribute towards the statistical production by ensuring that:

o Timetable is managed effectively, and risks raised in a timely manner

o Resources are effectively managed, including succession planning.

o Data are thoroughly quality assured

o Systems issues are resolved, collaborating with business areas where appropriate.

  • Clear communication, at appropriate level of detail, of the statistical outputs to stakeholders, for example via briefing and contributing towards the statistical bulletin and articles.
  • Facilitate stakeholder engagement, ensuring that the appropriate mechanisms are in place for stakeholders to raise concerns and provide feedback.
  • Ensure that staff have the appropriate skills to carry out their immediate roles and encourage continuous development to meet future needs. Contribute towards a learning culture within ESG by prioritising personal and staff development, providing opportunities for staff to develop in their role.
  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement, where staff strive to improve the methods, systems, business-as-usual tasks and processes. Changes should consider international guidance and best practice, and ESG strategy.
  • Ensure that statistical methods used are appropriate, and in line with international guidance and best practice.

Next Steps

If this is relevant to you and something you would like to apply for get in touch with Taijaan deCordova