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Statistical Analyst

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, £22,588 - £30,000 , Contract

Posted: 11 hours ago


Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is looking for a Statistical Analyst to join our team based in Cheltenham or the option to work remotely is also available. This is a full-time / fixed term contract of 12-months duration and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £22,588 - £30,000 per annum.

About Us:

HESA exists to enhance the competitive strength of UK higher education by collecting, analysing, and disseminating data about the UK HE sector. We provide a trusted source of information, supporting better decision making, and promoting public trust, to support this strategy.

Our strategy is delivered through our people. Ensuring that our staff have the skills, capabilities, and tools to do their jobs effectively is therefore a key theme underpinning all our activities and objectives. This includes providing opportunities for development, growth, and learning.

The Statistical Analyst role:

You will conduct analysis of higher education data in the creation and development of Official Statistics and open data products. Our Statistical Analyst contributes to research activities and to the development of analytical solutions to support HESA's statutory functions.

Responsibilities of our Statistical Analyst:

  • Undertaking analysis of HESA data for Statutory/Official Statistics products
  • Extracting, manipulating and quality-assuring appropriate and often complex data from HESA databases using advanced database query languages or data manipulation tools
  • Undertaking statistical analysis resulting in written and/or verbal reporting
  • Supporting the production of Official Statistics outputs, including the UK Performance Indicators, and contributing ideas for the development of statistical measures
  • Providing support and advice to users of Statutory/Official Statistics outputs

What we're looking for in our Statistical Analyst:

  • Educated to Bachelors degree level in a subject containing a high proportion of statistical content or equivalent experience.
  • An interest in Higher Education, and the curiosity and aptitude to undertake investigations into it using data.
  • Experience of analysing quantitative data for presentation either orally or in writing.
  • Experience of applying appropriate statistical techniques to generate insightful research and analysis within a subject domain, ideally within the education field.
  • Sound report writing skills.

Full details of this role are on the HESA website.

What can we offer you as our Statistical Analyst?

The salary range for this post is £22,588k - £30,000k. We offer an attractive package with 25 days leave, plus bank holidays and extra Agency shutdown at Christmas; flexible working including remote and home working options; pension scheme and occupational health support.

If you have the skills and experience that we require for this role and are looking for a new challenge please click 'apply' today to be forwarded to our on-line recruitment portal and become our new Statistical Analyst.

Application forms should be completed via our recruitment portal; It is planned that any suitable candidates will be interviewed at the earliest possible opportunity.

Thank you for your interest in HESA.

No Agencies please.

Job Details

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
£22,588 - £30,000