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Are you looking for a fresh challenge that will really put your statistical skills to the test?

The Government Statistical Service (GSS) collects, analyses and publishes official statistics to help government, business, and the public understand the current state of the UK economy and society.

You will be working at the heart of government, in roles that really make a difference, including;
Supporting the transport network and infrastructure to keep the UK on the move
Safeguarding our natural environment to sustain a thriving rural economy
Supporting immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime, fire,counter-terrorism and police

No other organisation can claim to be involved in the same breadth of work that the GSS will offer you.

Through this campaign you will join the Government Statistical Group (GSG), the Civil Service profession for Statisticians and Data Scientists.

The role will require you to apply your statistical skills to innovate and solve problems in data management and analysis. You will be using a range of software packages and analytical techniques. The ability to explain and communicate your findings to a varied audience will also be essential.

Your day to day tasks will require you to;
• deliver high quality statistical advice and analysis to inform debate and influence decision making
• use a range of software packages and analytical techniques
• work proactively with customers to identify requirements, share knowledge and information
• be responsible for aspects of statistical production, explain and communicate your findings
• Innovate and solve problems in data management and analysis

For full details on these roles, which are across the UK Public Sector, please follow the apply link for details.

Please note, we recruit at multiple grades into the Government Statistical Service, so dependant on experience you may also wish to consider:
Higher Statistical Officer -

To be eligible for this role you should have or be on track to obtain by September 2022:

• A first or second class honours degree in a numerate subject (2:2 minimum for Statistical Officer) containing at least 25% taught statistical content (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Sciences, Business Studies, Psychology, Geography, Data Science or similar);
• A higher degree, e.g. an MSc or PhD, in a subject containing formal statistical training (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Sciences, Business Studies, Data Science, Psychology, Geography or similar).

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