Proficiency Test Analyst
Becoming a Proficiency Test Analyst with FERA Science Ltd:
This role is part of a dedicated PTG Analyst Team. The successful post holder will organise proficiency tests for analytical laboratories participating in the PTG programmes and is responsible for all aspects of their proficiency testing rounds. You will organise your own workload on a daily and weekly basis. You will receive comprehensive training and active support from your line manager and other members of the group to enable you to deliver.
This post is an excellent development opportunity if you are looking to gain experience in project management, negotiation skills and risk management to further your career.
What you will do:
- The post holder will be responsible for:
- Carrying out statistical evaluation of data.
- Preparing proficiency testing final reports.
- Checking PT paperwork and datasets for colleagues.
- Ensuring the procurement of proficiency test materials.
- Ensuring the suitability of proficiency test materials
- Risk Management and working to project milestones.
- Negotiate contracts with subcontractors in conjunction with the test materials controller.
- Answering general enquiries from scheme participants and prospective participants.
- Providing ad hoc support to other members of PTG as required
Your experience will include:
- Strong experience of working with windows based applications, particularly MS Excel and Word
- Understanding and experience of applying mathematical equations
- Experience of drafting reports and/or papers
- Experience of project management
- An understanding of quality systems
- Experience of data analysis would be beneficial but not essential
- Knowledge of food safety testing would be beneficial but not essential
- Working at pace, under time constraints
- Working in a customer service environment
About FERA Science Ltd
Fera is a joint venture partnership between Capita and Defra, working proactively to improve global food security, sustainability and safety. As a national and international centre of excellence for interdisciplinary investigation and problem solving, we work on plant and bee health, crop protection, sustainable agriculture, food and feed quality and chemical safety in the environment. Join our ambitious team here and you'll help respond to the most pressing challenges in the industry.
Capita Plc are the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.
What's in it for you?
At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.
As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday increasing with length of service, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts. At our York site you will also benefit from discounted membership at the onsite gym / free parking / onsite nursery.
You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.
What we hope you will do next
Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact our Onsite Recruiter - Xanthe Hay- for guidance.
Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.
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