As a Data Scientist you will work at the heart of government, playing an integral role delivering insight from data using statistical and data science techniques. You will support the creation of innovative data products and services and tell compelling stories with data. We use software such as Python, R, and/or Spark along with Power […]Learn more on Senior Statistical Data Scientist
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As a Data Scientist you will work at the heart of government, playing an integral role delivering insight from data using statistical and data science techniques. You will support the creation of innovative data products and services and tell compelling stories with data. We use software such as Python, R, and/or Spark along with Power […]Learn more on Statistical Data Scientist
Presenting statistics to the nation at the coronavirus (COVID-19) press conferences It’s hard to believe that we’ve been supporting the 10 Downing Street press conferences for a year now. Back in March 2020, along with the rest of the UK, we started watching these briefings on the television. We remember wondering… who is producing these […]Learn more on Next slide, please!
Throughout the summer, I have been fortunate enough to be on a summer placement through the Government Statistical Service (GSS) at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). I immediately found myself in the thick of it in a team of economists, working on analysis regarding the Northern Ireland Protocol. While a mainstream […]Learn more on Thinking geographically in the Civil Service
The current spreadsheet situation The Government Statistical Service (GSS) and Analysis Function (AF) publish a lot of spreadsheets across the ONS website, GOV.UK and various departmental and devolved government websites. I don’t know the exact figure, but I am going to say it is thousands, if not millions (!) in any given year. At the […]Learn more on Accessibility empathy for users of spreadsheets
The post holder will be a key member of the new Transformation and Value Team helping to deliver the health board’s Renewal Portfolio. The health board is committed to improving outcomes through the best use of its resources on behalf of the people of Powys. This is a 12 month post in which the post […]Learn more on Advanced information analyst
The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for supporting the wider business to analyse, understand and articulate its business needs, draw these together into processes and requirements and to oversee the maintenance and management of the process catalogue as key systems are developed and enhanced. The post holder will work alongside teams across Ofsted to develop […]Learn more on Senior analytical officer
Since the accessibility legislation for public sector bodies came into force in September 2020, accessibility has been a hot topic in the dissemination of government statistics and analysis. Basecamp message board To support people across the Government Statistical Service (GSS) and Analysis Function (AF) in an efficient way an ‘Accessibility for statistics’ board has been set […]Learn more on Accessibility in statistics: any questions?
The GSS Careers Team are pleased to offer four exciting opportunities for experienced analysts to work within the BBC for a three-month placement in 2022, starting in January. The secondments will be based at the headquarters of BBC News in London and successful applicants will be expected to travel and work in London, however, there […]Learn more on BBC secondment opportunities
Six months ago I joined the Methodological Research Hub in the Office for National Statistics’ Methodology Division, with a focus on developing methods for producing official statistics using administrative data. Coming from a psychology background, my first few weeks were quite difficult – I felt way behind in my statistical knowledge, and I couldn’t imagine […]Learn more on New to the game: statistics, methods, research and me