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Senior Data Scientist

National Health Service

London, London
1 day ago
London, London
1 day ago

Senior Data Scientist

Public Health England

The closing date is 16 March 2021

Job overview

The Immunisation Division is responsible for the national surveillance of most vaccine preventable infections and providing technical support, clinical expertise to the Department of Health and Social Care and to the NHS in planning and delivering the national immunisation programmes.

The department evaluates the programmes by generating high quality data on disease incidence, vaccine coverage, age-specific immunity, and vaccine effectiveness. Surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine coverage data are vital components of the evaluation of vaccination programmes in the UK. These data inform the understanding of the epidemiology of different infections and the public health impact of vaccination programmes, and help develop and improve control strategies. The department provides secretariat to the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation who recommend any changes to the national programme.

Main duties of the job

The department also oversees the national distribution and clinical use of immunoglobulins and supports or leads outbreak investigations.

You will be comfortable in statistical programming, coding and the use of dashboard visualisation tools such as PowerBI and R Shiny.

You will undertake analyses, interpretation and presentation of enhanced surveillance systems of vaccine preventable diseases to meet the needs of local and national stakeholders. You will lead the delivery of analytical work driven by the needs of internal PHE colleagues and external stakeholders and you will support the national immunisation programmes.

This role involves the collation, analysis, interpretation, presentation and dissemination of immunisation coverage data and work with others to develop and improve information flows and systems. You will be required to have good working knowledge of the practical application of statistical methods, be highly numerate and have good communication skills.

About us

Public Health England exists to protect and improve the nations health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. We do this through world-leading science, knowledge and intelligence, advocacy, partnerships and the delivery of specialist public health services.We are an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care, and a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy. We provide government, local government, the NHS, Parliament, industry and the public with evidence-based professional, scientific and delivery expertise and support.

As Senior Data Scientist you will be part of a dynamic national team responsible for delivering the development, management and coordination of enhanced surveillance systems of vaccine preventable diseases, with particular emphasis on vaccine coverage surveillance systems, in order to monitor the national vaccination programme.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Specific responsibilities:

  • Provide expert advice and support across a range of public health data.
  • Maintain and develop data product tools using SQL, R, Python or other languages.
  • Support the development and use of dashboards (eg PowerBI, R Shiny) to facilitate the visualisation and dissemination of data to key stakeholders and the public.
  • Planning, managing and delivering on a range of projects requiring potentially complex analytic input, including negotiating and agreeing the most appropriate data output, initiating and planning workloads and setting delivery timescales.
  • Analyse and interpret complex data and undertake statistical analyses such as age standardization and significance testing.
  • Supporting the analytical work of other members of the Immunisation Division
  • Use and develop database queries and spreadsheets to undertake complex analysis.
  • Check for data anomalies prior to and during analyses, considering corrective action or bringing to the attention of principle analysts as required.
  • Carry out quality assurance of data prepared by others. Take a lead in developing and promoting quality assurance procedures.
  • Liaising where necessary with colleagues concerning issues of data quality and effect on analysis.
  • Exercise judgement in interpreting statistics appropriately, especially where the data indicates a negative or contentious situation.
  • Communicate analytical/statistical matters to non-analytical/statistical professionals.
  • Have expertise in presenting findings of your own analyses to internal and external colleagues.
  • Attending local and national meetings with key stakeholders including health intelligence analysts, health improvement and protection colleagues, and partner organisations for PHE.
  • Actively supporting and participating in networks for public health intelligence specialists.
  • Ensuring personal and promoting team, compliance with corporate policies in relation to security, confidentiality and release of information.
  • Performance management of relevant staff within your team as directed.

Other responsibilities

  • The above is only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. You will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by the Directorate.
  • The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation.

Professional development

  • You should pursue a programme of continuous professional development in accordance with any relevant professional registration or statutory requirements, while maintaining appropriate awareness of service provider requirements.

Option 3 External

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).

If you are external to the Civil Service, you will take up the post on a Fixed Term appointment, if you are an existing Civil Servant, based outside of PHE, you will take up the post as a loan and if you are an existing PHE member of staff, you will take up the post as either a level transfer or a temporary promotion as per PHEs Pay and Grading policy. If you are an existing Civil Servant, (in PHE or elsewhere) you must have prior agreement from your Line Manager before applying for this post.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone, including groups currently underrepresented in our workforce and pride ourselves as being an employer of choice.

To find out more about how we champion diversity and inclusion in the workplace, visit PHE Website

On 18 August 2020, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced plans to establish the National Institute for Health Protection and consult on the best future options for strengthening health improvement and other public health functions in the wider system. Public Health England and many of its employees will be in scope for transition to new organisations in Spring 2021. Any new or current employees working for Public Health England during this time, will receive appropriate communications and consultation prior to any formal transfer taking place. Employees who compulsorily transfer to successor bodies will remain on their existing contractual terms and conditions and this applies both to current employees and those recruited during the transition. The recruitment, growth & development of our workforce is vital for the continuing success of PHE and the future National Institute for Health Protection.

Person Specification

Equality and Diversity

Essential

  • An understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships, both in terms of day-to-day working practices, but also in relation to management systems.

Skills and Capabilities

Essential

  • High degree of literacy and numeracy.
  • Ability to create and deliver written and oral presentations, drawing on complex health intelligence, to a varied group of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and present quantitative data
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, working to instruction and independently, and to use initiative.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in own work.
  • Demonstrated capabilities to manage own workload and make informed decisions in the absence of required information, working to tight and often changing timescales

Desirable

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage a project team without direct line management responsibility of project team members (matrix working).

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Comprehensive skills in the use of at least some of the following: coding/programming (SQL R, Python,), spreadsheets, databases, GIS, statistical software (e.g. R, Stata).
  • Significant experience of working with multiple sets of health related data and information systems in health related organisations.
  • Experience of writing reports.
  • Experience of developing and using data visualisation tools including dashboards (e.g. PowerBI, R Shiny) for presenting and interpreting complex public health analysis and findings to key stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of data security and confidentiality issues

Desirable

  • Line management experience and an understanding of the principles of good employment practice.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to first degree level or equivalent relevant experience, preferably in a numerate discipline such as statistics, mathematics, coding/programming, sciences, social sciences, economics, geography or similar
  • Post-graduate degree or equivalent experience in health intelligence, statistics, or data science

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Public Health England

Address

Public Health England

61 Colindale Avenue

London

NW9 5EQ


Employer's website

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england

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Operations Analyst

Trust Payments

London, London
2 days ago
London, London
2 days ago

Trust Payments have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Analyst to join their team.


Location: London


Salary: Competitive + Benefits


Whilst most of Trust Payments are working from home at present due to local guidelines, our Covid secure offices have still been open for people that can't work from home. We've hired and onboarded more than 70 people virtually since the pandemic started and have grown significantly as a business. Our plan is to exceed that in 2021 and a further 100+ people across our many locations.


We've adapted our ways of working to ensure that new starters that join feel part of one big virtual team. From regular town halls, to coffee mornings and dedicated mental health days, we want to ensure we put the needs of our employees first, during such difficult times. Feedback from our new hires has been really positive, they love our onboarding programme and how much it makes them feel integrated into Trust from the start.


Operations Analyst - The Role:


- Support operational process excellence across Trust Payments group - Malta, Bangor, London and Harrogate


- Identify defects in business models and operations


- Conduct research, investigate workflows and business procedures in order to recommend business change and support the implementation of change


- Audit processes to ensure that they uphold the relevant compliance regulatory standards and regulations


- Document the systems and processes to enable a single view of the client journey from onboarding to go live and ongoing support


- Capture and compile the operational KPIs and SLAs reporting pack for operational processes across the group


- Work with Product, Marketing, IT and Operations to seamlessly integrate new products and solutions, developed internally and by third parties, within the end-to-end client journey


- Catalogue and manage version control of the group's operational processes


Operations Analyst - Key Responsibilities:


This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the fastest growing omnichannel payments businesses in the UK and will be instrumental to help manage their strategic expansion.
The successful Operations Analyst responsibilities:


- Provide support to business operations leadership


- Mapping the end to end business processes


- Report and monitor department SLA's/KPIs that are agreed with the business i.e. internal operations / service delivery functions - onboarding, client support, finance, etc.


- Develop and implement complex business operations processes in collaboration with the operational teams


- Champion for continuous operational improvements


- Drive automation across transaction and client lifecycle


- Collate the group operations reporting and SLA's, including weekly function reporting and monthly reporting to company EXCO


TRU//ST is one of the most established leading payment service providers in the UK. Founded in 1997 we have been instrumental is shaping the payments landscape through innovation and technology. We are passionate about what we do and believe that our success is through our people.


Operations Analyst - You:


- Proven track record of delivering business operations excellence and measuring/developing business KPI's


- Payments operations and service delivery experience


- Process mapping and business process improvement expertise


- Ability to work cross functionally and operate in a multi-regional environment


- Ability to coordinate troubleshooting activities


- ITIL change management methodology


- Lean six sigma advantageous


- Able to interpret information quickly and accurately, and can balance multiple subjects at a time


- Running and facilitating workshops, with a strong understanding of business processes in a Financial Services organisation will be an advantage


- Statistical background preferable


To submit your CV for this exciting Operations Analyst opportunity, please click 'Apply' now.

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Senior Data Scientist

National Health Service

home based, London
1 day ago
home based, London
1 day ago

Senior Data Scientist

Public Health England

The closing date is 10 March 2021

Job overview

As a Senior Data Scientist you will be responsible for supporting the Data Management and Surveillance Team in leading and supporting the analysis of NHS Test and Trace data for production of routine reports and surveillance intelligence for a variety of key stakeholders such as central government, local authorities and NHS partners.

Skilled in a variety of statistical and analytical programming languages such as R, and able to understand and interrogate large scale complex databases, you will produce scripts, processes, reports and develop and maintain existing codebases, in support of COVID-19 Contact tracing surveillance.You are able to operate in a fast paced environment and able to respond rapidly to changing requirements.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of this role will include:

Conduct complex statistical analysis and interpret surveillance data, making appropriate recommendations and providing clear reporting and outputs.

Respond to complex or sensitive data requests

Understand, interpret, write and maintain data manipulation scripts using statistical and software programming languages. Primarily in R and SQL, but other languages such as Python are also beneficial.

Understand and interrogate different database types and structures, such as RDBMS, Graph and Document.

Apply a range of common statistical tests and algorithms including time trend analysis.

Using Source control software to Manage code (Git / SVN), and project management software (JIRA) to support collaborative development.

Quality assure work of others in the team, provide effective sign off and explain issues.

Work to all Information Governance standards, policy and procedures.

About us

On 18 August 2020, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced plans to establish the National Institute for Health Protection and consult on the best future options for strengthening health improvement and other public health functions in the wider system. Public Health England and many of its employees will be in scope for transition to new organisations in Spring 2021. Any new or current employees working for Public Health England during this time, will receive appropriate communications and consultation prior to any formal transfer taking place. Employees who compulsorily transfer to successor bodies will remain on their existing contractual terms and conditions and this applies both to current employees and those recruited during the transition. The recruitment, growth & development of our workforce is vital for the continuing success of PHE and the future National Institute for Health Protection.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Jobs will be home based for the moment.

Please review further details of job description and main responsibilities within the attached Job Description document

Option 3 External

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).

Temporary Appointments

If you are external to the Civil Service, you will take up the post on a Fixed Term appointment, if you are an existing Civil Servant, based outside of PHE, you will take up the post as a loan and if you are an existing PHE member of staff, you will take up the post as either a level transfer or a temporary promotion as per PHEs Pay and Grading policy. If you are an existing Civil Servant, (in PHE or elsewhere) you must have prior agreement from your Line Manager before applying for this post.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone, including groups currently underrepresented in our workforce and pride ourselves as being an employer of choice.

To find out more about how we champion diversity and inclusion in the workplace, visit:PHE website

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area (in the maintenance, analysis of data)
  • MSc in Epidemiology, public health or allied discipline or equivalent level of experience/education
  • Completion of the Field Epidemiology Training Programme or equivalent training and experience

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of principles and practice of surveillance, including data management, data transmission, data security, data quality, data analysis including descriptive statistics and graphics and data reporting
  • Experience of interpreting and evaluating epidemiological data, sensitive health data analyses and performing analytical epidemiology
  • Demonstrable experience of public health, health protection or epidemiology
  • Knowledge and experience of common statistical tests, modelling and analyses and interpret results appropriately, including for research purposes
  • Experience of using epidemiological and statistical software packages
  • Knowledge of health and social care environment, and roles and responsibilities within it including information flows in the NHS and allied services

Desirable

  • Experience of research activities with one or more first author publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Experience of teaching epidemiology and/or surveillance
  • Experience of effective line management

Skills and Capabilities

Essential

  • Able to build and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and key stakeholders
  • Understanding of information governance including data protection and confidentiality requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with proven presentation and scientific report writing skills
  • Understand of information governance including data protection and confidentiality requirements
  • Proficient in common statistical/database/mapping tools suProficient in common statistical/database/mapping tools such as STATA, R, GIS, network analysis, SQL, etc.ch as STATA, R, GIS, network analysis, SQL, etc.
  • Able to work under own initiative, respond to sudden unexpected demands whilst maintaining a professional calm and efficient manner

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Public Health England

Address

Home based

home based

SE1 8UG


Employer's website

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england

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Senior Artificial Intelligence Engineer

Singular Intelligence

London, London
3 days ago
London, London
3 days ago

Senior Artificial Intelligence Engineer – Competitive – London (Remote)

The Role

Do you have research expertise in multi-agent systems, agent-based modelling, machine learning, and some practical experience in building software testbeds for agent-based model? Singular Intelligence, an Artificial Intelligence software company, are looking for a Senior Artificial Intelligence Engineer and Data Scientist.

The successful candidate will undertake a technical leadership role that spans ongoing industrial research projects, product development, and live customer pilots and rollouts.

The key responsibilities of a Senior Artificial Intelligence Engineer and Data Scientist include, but are not limited to:

•AI and data-led innovation to solve key business use cases and improve product performance metrics.
•Design, Roadmap and Data considerations.
•Hands-on modelling with a mathematical foundation as well as programming for production.
•Plan and Lead the track from a technical perspective with data engineering and UI development with others in the team.
•Interact with Customers directly, technical stakeholders.

The Company

Singular Intelligence is an Artificial Intelligence software company backed by Oxford University and Innovate UK, the UK Innovation agency.

Our team combines many years of global, Industry and technology sector experience in AI, Consumer goods, Retail, Analytics, Business Intelligence and data technologies. The company started in partnership with Oxford University and has a number of key data, technology and research partners working incessantly to be at the forefront of innovation. The Founder and leadership team have prior experience of building and growing businesses.

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Senior Artificial Intelligence Engineer and Data Scientist:

•PhD in the relevant domain.
•Background in statistics and ability to write complex models with experience of first-principles based mathematical modelling/statistical modelling/data science/machine learning
•Good understanding of ML fundamentals with experience in major machine learning paradigms such as supervised and unsupervised learning.
•Experience in Agent based modelling and simulations
•Exposure to reinforcement learning would be an added advantage
•Exposure and Experience in Retail and consumer goods would be an added advantage
•Exposure to data analysis and application of mathematics principles to gain insights from data.
•Exposure to major machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Keras, Pytorch etc.
•Exposure to multiple programming languages including Python, using tools such as NumPy, SciPy & Pandas.
•Experience in building and testing AI solutions, including data science models, data preparation and cleansing, expert level programming skills in Python.
•At least Basic working knowledge of Databases – Relational as well as Big Database engines having worked on both Windows and Linux environments
•Other skills: Use of cloud environment for development and production, Office automation tools, planning tools.

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

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Research Fellow - Statistician

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

London
3 days ago
London
3 days ago

<>Research Fellow - Statistician <>Department of Population Health
Salary: £40,011 to £45,437 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: Sunday 14 March 2021
Reference: EPH-DPH-2021-07

The Department of Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London International Development Centre (LIDC), a collaborative initiative between seven University of London institutions, are recruiting a highly motivated and experienced Research Fellow – Statistician, to work for the UKRI GCRF Action against Stunting Hub.

The post- holder will lead and manage the UKRI GCRF Action against Stunting Hub’s statistical analysis and will be responsible (among others) for the following:

  • To develop and implement innovative and novel approaches to statistical data for both cohort and non-cohort data. 
  • To manage the multi-dimensional and interdisciplinary data set produced over the lifetime of the Hub. 
  • To compile and aggregate the extensive data sets collected by our partners in addition to available national, state and local-level surveys.
  • To undertake data cleaning and analyses with precise replicable documentation of analysis code.

The role holder will work closely with colleagues in the London International Development Centre (LIDC) and the Department of Population Health within the Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health based at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). 

The ideal candidate should have a PhD in a relevant discipline (economics, public health, social sciences). In addition, the candidate will need to have experience of working as a statistician in the area of international development, including analysis of large, longitudinal datasets within research projects. Comprehensive statistical programming experience with, for example, SPSS, SAS and STATA are essential.  Further particulars are included in the job description.

This post is available on a full-time basis commencing as soon as possible, for 1 year in the first instance with a possibility to extend depending on funding. The salary will be on the Academic scale, Grade 6 in the range £40,011-£45,437 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London International Development Centre (20 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NS).

Applications should be made online via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

Further details:    Job Description    

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Statistician

Lucid

London
16 days ago
London
16 days ago
Lucid is a research technology (ResTech) platform that provides programmatic access to first-party data. With respondents in more than 100 countries, Lucid enables anyone, in any industry, to survey online audiences and get the answers they need. These answers reveal the sentiments, motivations, and behaviors of target demographics – data that can be used to build business strategies, measure the impact of digital advertising, publish research, and more. Founded in 2010, Lucid is headquartered in New Orleans, LA with offices throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. As a Product Data Scientist  you will have the opportunity to collaborate with product and engineering teams to work on Survey Design and Measurements, Identity, Trust & Safety and more. This includes product analyses, validation and establishing statistical methodology standards and development. The right candidate has the ability to independently research, develop and maintain products that align Lucid capabilities with market claims. Lucid's Hiring Commitment We understand that many candidates may not be perfectly qualified for a job posting. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable – and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of dedication, impact, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment. We want you to learn new things in this role, and we encourage you to apply if your experience is near the desired qualifications. We also know that diversity of background and thought can enhance problem-solving and encourage more creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team. At Lucid we foster a collaborative and inspiring workplace.  We pride ourselves in doing this by recruiting, hiring and retaining diverse, passionate, and forward-thinking talent. Lucid is committed to and encourages an inclusive environment and we are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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Big Data Developer

SGP Technology

1 day ago
1 day ago

 

 

 

Big Data Developer with Azure exp

 

Duration:   12-month rolling contract

Location:   Dubai, UAE

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Having over all 5 years of IT experience.
  • Should have 2+ years of working experience in the Apache Hadoop framework, HDFS, MapReduce, Hive, PIG, Python, Flume, Sqoop and Oozie.
  • Full working knowledge of SQL Ability to identify and translate use cases into Hadoop.
  • Capability to design and document solutions independently. Passion for technology and ability to adapt to new environment.
  • Cloudera Manager and Cloudera Navigator, HUE, Shell Scripting Spark, Solr, Mahout, Python, Java, NoSQL (Cassandra, Mongo DB, etc.,), UML and Enterprise Architect.
  • Technical Leading Skill.

 

If interested please APPLY now.

 

 

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Statistician

The Economist Newspaper Limited

London
30+ days ago
London
30+ days ago

Introduction

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is a world leader in global business intelligence. We help businesses, the financial sector and governments to understand how the world is changing and how that creates opportunities to be seized and risks to be managed.

 

At our heart is a 50 year forward look, a global forecast of the majority of the world’s economies, we seek to analyse the future and deliver that insight through multiple channels and insights, allowing our clients to make better trading, investment and policy decisions.

 

The EIU is recruiting for a Statistician/Econometrician/Data Scientist within the Economics Unit – a quantitative team which is in charge of The EIU’s flagship economic data products and the statistical/econometric models that powers the forecast and analytics published in the core products. 

Accountabilities

How will you contribute?

 

  • Lead the development of modelling/analytics for in-house statistical/econometric methodology 
  • Support delivering bespoke quantitative projects--with elements of statistical analysis/econometric modeling
  • Conduct review of relevant literature to develop new methodologies or augment existing models
  • Work closely with Data Engineering team to setup the analytics workflow and model deployment
  • Lead deployment of model validation process and relevant quality assurance
  • Work closely with the Team Director and Team Leads to develop and implement divisional strategy and solutions
  • Represent the Economics Unit to internal stakeholders, including the global sales & marketing team and EIU Management Committee, conveying a sense of market knowledge and commercial awareness
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders in the company, including editorial leads, principal economists, other Directors, commercial and digital

Experience, skills and professional attributes

The ideal skills for this role are:

  • An advanced degree in statistics, applied econometrics, applied economics, computer science (MS), information science (MIS) or a related quantitative field or equivalent work experience.
  • Primary requirement is demonstrable experience/proficiency in any two of the following four areas:
    • Time series econometrics

    • State Space Models

    • Bayesian econometrics

    • Machine Learning regression

  • Prior experience in the domain of macro-economic or financial data would be an advantage
  • Basic knowledge of querying data using SQL would be preferable
  • Basic knowledge of data pipelines and ETL processes via Microsoft (Excel, Access and Visual Studio) or AWS Technologies (Glue, Athena and Redshift) would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior experience in statistical modelling using programming languages like R, Eviews, Matlab, Python etc; in case of Eviews, experience with Eviews programming would be preferable
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Statistician

The Economist

London, London
30+ days ago
London, London
30+ days ago

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is a world leader in global business intelligence. We help businesses, the financial sector and governments to understand how the world is changing and how that creates opportunities to be seized and risks to be managed.

 

At our heart is a 50 year forward look, a global forecast of the majority of the world’s economies, we seek to analyse the future and deliver that insight through multiple channels and insights, allowing our clients to make better trading, investment and policy decisions.

 

The EIU is recruiting for a Statistician/Econometrician/Data Scientist within the Economics Unit – a quantitative team which is in charge of The EIU’s flagship economic data products and the statistical/econometric models that powers the forecast and analytics published in the core products. 


How will you contribute?

 

  • Lead the development of modelling/analytics for in-house statistical/econometric methodology 
  • Support delivering bespoke quantitative projects--with elements of statistical analysis/econometric modeling
  • Conduct review of relevant literature to develop new methodologies or augment existing models
  • Work closely with Data Engineering team to setup the analytics workflow and model deployment
  • Lead deployment of model validation process and relevant quality assurance
  • Work closely with the Team Director and Team Leads to develop and implement divisional strategy and solutions
  • Represent the Economics Unit to internal stakeholders, including the global sales & marketing team and EIU Management Committee, conveying a sense of market knowledge and commercial awareness
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders in the company, including editorial leads, principal economists, other Directors, commercial and digital

The ideal skills for this role are:

  • An advanced degree in statistics, applied econometrics, applied economics, computer science (MS), information science (MIS) or a related quantitative field or equivalent work experience.
  • Primary requirement is demonstrable experience/proficiency in any two of the following four areas:
    • Time series econometrics

    • State Space Models

    • Bayesian econometrics

    • Machine Learning regression

  • Prior experience in the domain of macro-economic or financial data would be an advantage
  • Basic knowledge of querying data using SQL would be preferable
  • Basic knowledge of data pipelines and ETL processes via Microsoft (Excel, Access and Visual Studio) or AWS Technologies (Glue, Athena and Redshift) would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior experience in statistical modelling using programming languages like R, Eviews, Matlab, Python etc; in case of Eviews, experience with Eviews programming would be preferable
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Research Statistician - Evidence Synthesis

Precision Medicine Group

London, London
30+ days ago
London, London
30+ days ago

Are you a self-starter with a passion for projects involving innovative health economic concepts? If you a natural "doer" who enjoys collaborating, moving the ball forward and rolling up your sleeves - keep reading!

Our culture is similar to that of a start-up, but in a well-funded established global portfolio organization. Our team has a real passion and excitement for HEOR, priding ourselves on being leaders with vision in our field. 

We are growing and seeking those who are passionate about Health Economics and Outcome Research; researchers who love the prospect of collaborating with a diverse team of scientists and who look to make a real difference.

We hire throughout the year at varying levels of experience and offer these opportunities out of offices in US, Vancouver BC and London.

What you can expect day-to-day:

As Research Statistician, you will perform a wide range of activities including: literature reviews; analysis; preparing reports, slide decks and meeting notes; and quality assurance/review. You will independently complete, evidence synthesis projects, including: client management; systematic literature review (SLR); (network) meta-analysis; economic modeling; and dissemination of results.

Essential duties but are not limited to:

  • Develops client-ready deliverables in terms of protocols (SLR of cost-effectiveness modeling), statistical analysis plans (evidence synthesis), technical reports, and slides, identifying necessary deviations from templates to ensure content aligns with objectives
  • Develops content for components of proposals in collaboration with senior team members in terms of proposed methods and scope of work
  • Accountable for timely delivery and financial performance of project subcomponents; estimates required hours and identifies challenges early on; and communicates any changes and possible solutions to project lead if necessary
  • Drafts and reviews update slides/minutes and actions for overall study and viewed by client as independent researcher for specific study component(s)
  • Communicates with client frequently on calls and supports project lead in responding to emails; may also be involved in face-to-face presentations to clients
  • Breaks down complex project tasks or project subcomponents into manageable components and approaches them in logical and clear manner
  • Highlights resourcing constraints for project subcomponents to project or team lead and identifies tasks where support is needed from junior team members
  • Identifies new opportunities within existing projects/clients
  • Participates in, and occasionally leads group strategy discussions
  • Guides junior teams members
  • Leads publication independently to implement own ideas

Qualifications:
Required:

  • Master’s degree in economics, health services research, epidemiology, biostatistics, public policy, health policy, or public health or related
  • Minimum of 2-3 years' experience

Other Required

  • Experience in advanced statistical analysis and network meta-analysis (evidence synthesis)
  • Experience programming in R and WinBUGS/OpenBUGS/JAGS; experience in SAS, STATA, Matlab and other programs are assets
  • Highly developed reasoning and analytical skills

Preferred

  • Degree concentration in biostatistics, applied statistics, epidemiology, operations research, economics, econometrics, industrial engineering or other relevant field
  • PhD
  • Experience in systematic literature reviews
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Experience with deadline driven work in a consulting environment

About us

For today’s innovators of tomorrow’s cures, Precision Value & Health has the scientists, strategists and solutions our client's need to go from promises to proof, and evidence to access. We provide our clients with unified health economics and outcomes research, global pricing, access strategy and analytics, payer and physician pull-through, and data management. We have locations across the US, as well as Vancouver BC and London.

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

1 day ago

Description

Senior Data Scientist

Public Health England

The closing date is 16 March 2021

Job overview

The Immunisation Division is responsible for the national surveillance of most vaccine preventable infections and providing technical support, clinical expertise to the Department of Health and Social Care and to the NHS in planning and delivering the national immunisation programmes.

The department evaluates the programmes by generating high quality data on disease incidence, vaccine coverage, age-specific immunity, and vaccine effectiveness. Surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine coverage data are vital components of the evaluation of vaccination programmes in the UK. These data inform the understanding of the epidemiology of different infections and the public health impact of vaccination programmes, and help develop and improve control strategies. The department provides secretariat to the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation who recommend any changes to the national programme.

Main duties of the job

The department also oversees the national distribution and clinical use of immunoglobulins and supports or leads outbreak investigations.

You will be comfortable in statistical programming, coding and the use of dashboard visualisation tools such as PowerBI and R Shiny.

You will undertake analyses, interpretation and presentation of enhanced surveillance systems of vaccine preventable diseases to meet the needs of local and national stakeholders. You will lead the delivery of analytical work driven by the needs of internal PHE colleagues and external stakeholders and you will support the national immunisation programmes.

This role involves the collation, analysis, interpretation, presentation and dissemination of immunisation coverage data and work with others to develop and improve information flows and systems. You will be required to have good working knowledge of the practical application of statistical methods, be highly numerate and have good communication skills.

About us

Public Health England exists to protect and improve the nations health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. We do this through world-leading science, knowledge and intelligence, advocacy, partnerships and the delivery of specialist public health services.We are an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care, and a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy. We provide government, local government, the NHS, Parliament, industry and the public with evidence-based professional, scientific and delivery expertise and support.

As Senior Data Scientist you will be part of a dynamic national team responsible for delivering the development, management and coordination of enhanced surveillance systems of vaccine preventable diseases, with particular emphasis on vaccine coverage surveillance systems, in order to monitor the national vaccination programme.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Specific responsibilities:

  • Provide expert advice and support across a range of public health data.
  • Maintain and develop data product tools using SQL, R, Python or other languages.
  • Support the development and use of dashboards (eg PowerBI, R Shiny) to facilitate the visualisation and dissemination of data to key stakeholders and the public.
  • Planning, managing and delivering on a range of projects requiring potentially complex analytic input, including negotiating and agreeing the most appropriate data output, initiating and planning workloads and setting delivery timescales.
  • Analyse and interpret complex data and undertake statistical analyses such as age standardization and significance testing.
  • Supporting the analytical work of other members of the Immunisation Division
  • Use and develop database queries and spreadsheets to undertake complex analysis.
  • Check for data anomalies prior to and during analyses, considering corrective action or bringing to the attention of principle analysts as required.
  • Carry out quality assurance of data prepared by others. Take a lead in developing and promoting quality assurance procedures.
  • Liaising where necessary with colleagues concerning issues of data quality and effect on analysis.
  • Exercise judgement in interpreting statistics appropriately, especially where the data indicates a negative or contentious situation.
  • Communicate analytical/statistical matters to non-analytical/statistical professionals.
  • Have expertise in presenting findings of your own analyses to internal and external colleagues.
  • Attending local and national meetings with key stakeholders including health intelligence analysts, health improvement and protection colleagues, and partner organisations for PHE.
  • Actively supporting and participating in networks for public health intelligence specialists.
  • Ensuring personal and promoting team, compliance with corporate policies in relation to security, confidentiality and release of information.
  • Performance management of relevant staff within your team as directed.

Other responsibilities

  • The above is only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. You will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by the Directorate.
  • The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation.

Professional development

  • You should pursue a programme of continuous professional development in accordance with any relevant professional registration or statutory requirements, while maintaining appropriate awareness of service provider requirements.

Option 3 External

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).

If you are external to the Civil Service, you will take up the post on a Fixed Term appointment, if you are an existing Civil Servant, based outside of PHE, you will take up the post as a loan and if you are an existing PHE member of staff, you will take up the post as either a level transfer or a temporary promotion as per PHEs Pay and Grading policy. If you are an existing Civil Servant, (in PHE or elsewhere) you must have prior agreement from your Line Manager before applying for this post.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone, including groups currently underrepresented in our workforce and pride ourselves as being an employer of choice.

To find out more about how we champion diversity and inclusion in the workplace, visit PHE Website

On 18 August 2020, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced plans to establish the National Institute for Health Protection and consult on the best future options for strengthening health improvement and other public health functions in the wider system. Public Health England and many of its employees will be in scope for transition to new organisations in Spring 2021. Any new or current employees working for Public Health England during this time, will receive appropriate communications and consultation prior to any formal transfer taking place. Employees who compulsorily transfer to successor bodies will remain on their existing contractual terms and conditions and this applies both to current employees and those recruited during the transition. The recruitment, growth & development of our workforce is vital for the continuing success of PHE and the future National Institute for Health Protection.

Person Specification

Equality and Diversity

Essential

  • An understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships, both in terms of day-to-day working practices, but also in relation to management systems.

Skills and Capabilities

Essential

  • High degree of literacy and numeracy.
  • Ability to create and deliver written and oral presentations, drawing on complex health intelligence, to a varied group of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and present quantitative data
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, working to instruction and independently, and to use initiative.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in own work.
  • Demonstrated capabilities to manage own workload and make informed decisions in the absence of required information, working to tight and often changing timescales

Desirable

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage a project team without direct line management responsibility of project team members (matrix working).

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Comprehensive skills in the use of at least some of the following: coding/programming (SQL R, Python,), spreadsheets, databases, GIS, statistical software (e.g. R, Stata).
  • Significant experience of working with multiple sets of health related data and information systems in health related organisations.
  • Experience of writing reports.
  • Experience of developing and using data visualisation tools including dashboards (e.g. PowerBI, R Shiny) for presenting and interpreting complex public health analysis and findings to key stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of data security and confidentiality issues

Desirable

  • Line management experience and an understanding of the principles of good employment practice.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to first degree level or equivalent relevant experience, preferably in a numerate discipline such as statistics, mathematics, coding/programming, sciences, social sciences, economics, geography or similar
  • Post-graduate degree or equivalent experience in health intelligence, statistics, or data science

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Public Health England

Address

Public Health England

61 Colindale Avenue

London

NW9 5EQ


Employer's website

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england