Statistical Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £9.00 - £15.24 per hour
Published 11 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Laura Hagan
Job Ref CHS3105_1496241985

Job Description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation require a Statistical Officer to start ASAP for an ongoing period.

Role: Statistical Officer

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £9.00 p/h

13+ week's £15.24 p/h

Location: Belfast

Hours: 37.5 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

Skills Required

  • Experience of managing and interrogating a large SQL database and generating outputs as required (the SQL aspect is desirable but not essential as full training will be given)
  • Experience of creating and maintaining branch documentation
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good desk research skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good time management and project management skills
  • Experience in drafting briefs and reports


The post-holders main tasks will involve but are not limited to:

  • Maintain databases and generating/ validating extracts of data to support projects
  • develop a sound awareness of the work of the client and datasets available for research purposes;
  • liaise with the Business Support Team on customer requests regarding information that is not currently available, including generating new tabular outputs and managing statistical disclosure as necessary;
  • liaise with staff in the Demographic Statistics Research Support Unit (RSU) including the provision of advice/expertise on the available data, the development of Data Sharing Agreements and general queries relating to data;
  • manage the secure provision of the extracts to Trusted Third-Party Team and the RSU Team;
  • update and maintain documentation held on individual projects
  • liaise with the Office NILS Team as required, providing information and guidance on the information available.

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 Friday 2nd June at 12 noon.

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