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Posted 30 March by Magpie Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Our client is a specialist research software distributor, training and consultancy provider. An exciting opportunity for a Statistician has arisen to join their growing team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Essential to be familiar in the use of Stata, EViews or OxMetrics software packages.
  • Desirable but not essential to have programming ability in econometric software packages such as Stata, EViews & OxMetrics
  • Ability to handle & organise data sets
  • Ability to write proposals, reports, academic papers
  • Provide training onsite and public attendance in Stata, EViews, OxMetrics and other packages that the company distribute
  • Provide teaching support to our academic associates at their public attendance & summer school courses
  • Provide technical support onsite and via WebEx on the software's that we distribute
  • Support the technical aspect of the business for all the company’s international offices
  • Technical copy writing and content for the website and marketing materials
  • Identify new training, consultancy & associates and opportunities for the company
  • Demonstrations of the software packages that company distribute on site with clients and also via WebEx
  • Directly contribute towards fulfilment of bespoke consulting projects, demonstrating specialist industry knowledge and utilising defined research/analytical practices.
  • Provide specialist market knowledge to clients and the wider research team; acting as trusted advisor, sharing knowledge and best practice across the company.


  • Undergraduate degree in Economics, Statistics or Mathematics
  • Postgraduate degree in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics or Mathematics
  • The applicant would benefit from PhD in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics or Mathematics, however not essential.
  • Proven experience and understanding of the commercial research market and research/consulting methodologies (primary/secondary research and strategic consulting best practices/process) would be an advantage.
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Ability to explain technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to identify sources of funding and pursue the process of securing funds
  • Willingness to extend skills, especially in statistical and econometric methods
  • Experience in delivering training in statistics, econometrics and forecasting (and relevant software packages)
  • Knowledge of Econometric, Statistical & Forecasting software's and in particular Stata, EViews & OxMetrics
  • Experience of analysing key market information/data, and summarising/presenting key findings.
  • Ability to forge/maintain key client relationships and effectively manage strategic business partnerships.
  • Able to conduct detailed business needs analysis and deliver the relevant research/consulting solution.
  • An analytical thought process with outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • A high level of business acumen with the ability to identify opportunities/ gather/ analyse/ interpret business/ market data and articulate/ present key findings at a senior level.
  • The ability to work autonomously and also collaboratively in a team environment

Reference: 34422941

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