Statistical Production Expert

Job Title: Statistical Production Expert
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £23 - £26 per hour
Reference: BBBH26267_1615898897
Contact Name: Taijaan deCordova
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2021 12:48

Job Description

Statistical Production Expert - Central Government

  • Inside IR35 - £23 - £26 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 end-to-end statistical production process; applies analytical skills and knowledge to implement and develop quality assurance approaches.
  • Proven effective engagement with a range of internal and external stakeholders, setting a clear strategy to ensure that all user requirements are met. This may entail chairing external meetings, answering high-level queries, and addressing any concerns raised by stakeholders in a timely and effective way.
  • Explains statistical findings to different audiences, including key stakeholders
  • Good management of resources, ensuring a clear direction is set for the team and continuous improvement is embedded in the culture.
  • Extracts key messages, and prepares outputs, presenting information in a way appropriate to the audience
  • Competent analyst, including knowledge of the wider economic statistics context and how it links into the relevant statistical area.
  • 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