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  DCMS Senior Statistical Officer opportunityDec 21, 2013 11:49 AMTom Knight

DCMS Senior Statistical Officer opportunity
From: Tom Knight
To: Business Statistics
Posted: Dec 21, 2013 11:49 AM
Subject: DCMS Senior Statistical Officer opportunity
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DCMS Senior Statistical Officer (Ref 6655)
Secondment or Loan in for 1 year
Grade B (SEO) £30,745 - £37,131 plus £4,000 Specialist Allowance Evidence and Analysis Unit (EAU)
Location: Central London
(You will need to be an existing Civil Servant and log in to CS jobs to access the application)
This post provides the opportunity to be responsible for the Department's flagship Taking Part National Statistic survey and play a key role in developing the Department's use of statistics. You will be part of a statistics team at the heart of providing the Department's evidence and you will work directly with policy colleagues, private offices and strategy teams to drive the Department's use of data for decision-making.
I'm more than happy to talk on the phone or meet for a coffee to discuss this post, which will be a hugely enjoyable opportunity to fully deploy and hone your stats and comms skills to provide the navigation for our Ministers' and Department's decisions. Tom, 020 7211 6021.
Job Specification
- You will project manage the £1.4m per year Taking Part survey on culture, sport and volunteering. This includes both managing the delivery of data from the suppliers, developing new questionnaire content through to publication of quarterly and annual statistical releases. You will lead on providing Ministerial briefing on these participation statistics.
- You will work flexibly within the statistics team and to deliver excellent project- based analytical support and advice across the Department . You will also be the statistical contact for the DCMS tourism policy team, and work with our partners Visit Britain and Visit England and the ONS on data provision.
- You will work across the department to embed the use of statistics in all areas of policymaking and develop the presentation, dissemination and visualisation of the Department's statistics. You will provide statistical leadership for policy teams who lead on producing statistical publications. You will have the opportunity develop the provision of open data and survey data.
- You will activity manage one Statistical Officer and support the Head of Profession for statistics in delivering the Department's statistical work plan, meeting the requirements of National Statistician's Office and providing guidance to our Arm's Length Bodies.
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