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Data / Technical Analyst - Contract - Remotely based

  • Location London
  • Job-type Contract
  • Reference BBBH111296

Data / Technical Analyst - Education

2 x contract openings

Remotely based

6 months initially

Up to £360pd

(No PSCs/Limited Companies permitted to work with this client)

  1. We will only be considering candidates with notice periods of no more than 2 weeks due to the speed in which the business need these individuals to start.

Technical and Statistical Intelligence Team

My leading education client are looking for 2 x data / technical analysts to join their existing team (c10 people).

The work involves sensitive data in results information, and involves working with large data sets. Some experience of Python or R would be highly beneficial, however a background in MS Office (in particular Excel & formulas) is manageable.

Purpose

As agreed and directed by the Head of TSI, the Technical Analyst will:

  • Support the TSI team with all aspects of data and statistical analyses, modelling, and in particular, the provision of awarding data, as required;
  • undertake the analyses of examination data including statistical and psychometric analyses of outcomes and performance.
  • Translate and present data in a meaningful way for use in both awarding qualifications and in post-results monitoring reports.
  • Assist with the production and disseminating of data to external stakeholders.
  • work closely with colleagues as necessary, to ensure effective communication, co-operation and implementation of Pearson policy and planning

Accountabilities

Statistical/Research Function:

  • ensure that all analyses are completed to schedule and to a high quality, taking responsibility for aspects of the management of projects, as agreed.
  • manage the production of awarding statistics for GCSE, AS/A level, BTEC and International and any other qualifications and associated post-examination evaluation analyses.
  • contribute to the discussion on the assessment methodologies and examination structures to ensure that information needs are met.