HEFCW’s Statistics Team are responsible for analysing and reporting on data related to higher education students, staff and finance; for providing information to internal and external colleagues; and for developing funding models and calculating funding allocations. We are a small team of five and are looking for a Statistical Analyst to join our team.
With responsibility for HEFCW’s knowledge management system, for analysing higher education data and ensuring data quality, you will become an expert in higher education data and have the skills, experience and knowledge to effectively provide data and information for others.
Educated to degree level (or equivalent), in a numerate degree such as mathematics or statistics, you will be a team player, who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with HEFCW colleagues, data contacts at universities and external stakeholders such as the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) and the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). You will be able to work independently, to think of solutions to problems and provide suggestions and improvements to address the needs of those using the analysis and information you produce. The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail and be able to see the broader relevance of what they produce and how it will be used. Strong communication and listening skills are essential. You will have excellent IT skills, including in Microsoft Excel and have programming experience in SAS or similar software.
The ability to communicate bilingually in Welsh and English is desirable.
Salary range: £29,285 - £36,452. Appointments expected at the lower point of the band
Location: Bedwas, Caerphilly
Closing Date: 24 September 2019
Interview Date: 3 or 4 October 2019
Number of Posts: 1
Vacancy Reference No: HE0163/677
Other relevant information: Permanent post that is also suitable for secondment. Full time (37 hours per week)
HEFCW warmly welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Appointments will be made on merit.
We welcome applications and correspondence in both Welsh and English.
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