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Statistical Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £9.00 - £15.24 per hour
Published 4 months ago
Start Date June 2017
Contact Laura Hagan
Job Ref CHS1605_1494946576

Job Description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation require a Statistical Officer to start June 2017 for duration of 7 months.

Role: Statistical Officer

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £9.00 p/h

13+ week's £15.24 p/h

Location: Belfast

Hours: 37 hours per week

Essential Criteria

  • Candidates should have experience of Microsoft outlook, excel and word packages and prior experience of using statistical packages (e.g SPSS)
  • At least an upper second class honours degree (2:1) which has included training in statistics and /or social science research methods or
  • at least an upper second class honours degree [2.1] and a Royal Statistical Society award of at least Certificate level;
  • Good oral and written communication skills, as well as good interpersonal skills are essential.

Duties

The post-holders main tasks will involve:

  • Validating and manipulating datasets to produce statistical bulletins relating to the prosecution, conviction and sentencing of all offenders, first time offenders, reoffending and in relation to criminal case process statistics.
  • Assisting with the preparation of responses to AQs, FOI requests, ad hoc and press queries, and Ministerial correspondence.
  • Providing analytical support to policy colleagues using information available within the Branch, as well as liaising with other branches within other criminal justice organisations.
  • Manipulating and interrogating data from the DOJ's drug and alcohol module in the NI Omnibus Survey to produce an annual publication.
  • Assisting in the production of bespoke reoffending analysis, primarily using Data Lab methodology, for use in the wider evaluation of offender behaviour programmes and interventions.
  • Assisting in the production of infographics relating to ASG publications.

Please note that successful candidate's will be required to complete CTC Clearance. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Laura Hagan will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

The deadline for applications will be Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 12 noon.