Saturday , April 13 2024

Office for National Statistics UK Jobs – Production Analyst

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About the job

A key part of our mission is to produce a broad range topical analyses and regular statistical outputs and to provide evidence on the key topics of the day.

These roles are responsible for production, planning and co-ordination of these outputs and analyses. They will require you to apply your analytical skills to provide effective quality assurance, ensuring the numbers and narrative make sense, and looking ways to continuously improve our impact.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills as you will be collaborating with colleagues from across ONS in a team effort to produce our key statistical outputs and topical analyses. You will also need to have excellent stakeholder management skills to work with partners across the UK Government and beyond to understand their needs and to deliver statistics and analyses to meet those needs.

Working as part of a high performing team, you may have the opportunity to manage colleagues and/ or projects to maintain our strong delivery record.

These posts are open to all those who have strong analytical skills and an understanding of the production of data and analysis for evidence based decisions. This includes those who are currently members of the cross Government badged analytical professions (including statisticians, economists, operational researchers and social researchers).


  • Produce statistics and analysis while coordinating with a range of colleagues to ensure that outputs are produced on time and to a high standard
  • Analyse and interpret data to understand changes, draw on a wide range of sources to develop a narrative, and identify and address issues in data processes, systems and methods where they arise
  • Clear communication with stakeholders through appropriate channels and delivering key messages to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Effective planning to ensure teams are sufficiently resourced, timetables are set and quality assurance processes are adhered to throughout the production cycle
  • Effective staff management and resource management (where applicable) – including building relationships
  • Engage in and encourage a culture of curiosity to identify trends, stories and errors within statistics.

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