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Statistical Analyst (6 Month FTC)

Cardiff, United Kingdom, £ £ 30000.00-35000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent

Description:

Major Learning Institution require an experienced statistician to support the analysis of student results data for forthcoming examination cycles in order to ensure fairness during the COVID pandemic. It will be an opportunity to work in a fast-moving environment using statistical techniques to solve a complex range of problems.

Client Details

Major Learning Institution

Description

Major Learning Institution require an experienced statistician to support the analysis of student results data for forthcoming examination cycles in order to ensure fairness during the COVID pandemic. It will be an opportunity to work in a fast-moving environment using statistical techniques to solve a complex range of problems.

The primary purpose of this role is to recommend and undertake recognised statistical tests to identify anomalies in the outcomes of the results in upcoming exams and beyond. Supporting the assessment division and wider teams you will utilize statistical methods and technology / visualization tools (Power BI dashboards) etc to undertake reviews of school outcomes.

Job Duties:

Use statistical techniques to identify schools whose results look out of alignment with expectations based on comparison with previous performance and other factors
Contribute to and support other staff in reviewing assessment outcomes prior to issue of results through preparing (PowerBI) dashboards and data reports for senior management
Support staff in quality control and creating regression models for non-exam route
Evaluate the impact of checking processes
Provide analysis to key questions posed by assessment leadership team
Identify additional opportunities for reviewing statistical evidence.Job Requirements:

Degree or higher in statistics or mathematics with experience of undertaking statistical analysis
Experience of using statistics to provide answers to complex questions
Expertise in a range of statistical methodologies with practical applications
To report and disseminate statistical methodology and analysis of results
The ability to develop and maintain good collaborative working relationships
Experience of undertaking regression analysis
Experience of using school data or assessment data
Experience of using statistical software, including R
Experience of using data visualisation tools such as PowerBI
Ability to communicate statistical information to a non-expert audience
Ability to solve complex problems using knowledge of statistical techniques to defend and explain approaches to senior management

Profile

Degree or higher in statistics or mathematics with experience of undertaking statistical analysis
Experience of using statistics to provide answers to complex questions
Expertise in a range of statistical methodologies with practical applications
To report and disseminate statistical methodology and analysis of results
The ability to develop and maintain good collaborative working relationships
Experience of undertaking regression analysis
Experience of using school data or assessment data
Experience of using statistical software, including R
Experience of using data visualisation tools such as PowerBI
Ability to communicate statistical information to a non-expert audience
Ability to solve complex problems using knowledge of statistical techniques to defend and explain approaches to senior managementJob Offer

Opportunity to leverage Statistical skills in a major organisation

Opportunity to create models and analysis to support education

Job Details

996598349
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ 30000.00-35000.00 Annual Annual