Vacancy -- Statistics Undergraduate Student Placement x3
Purpose of Post:
- Preparation of statistical publications and ministerial briefs
- Preparation of statistical tables and charts to help illustrate messages in data, and extraction of key points
- Data manipulation, including extraction of specific items of data from larger datasets and cross-tabulation of these data
- Answering requests for data from a variety of internal and external sources
- Supporting data management, including efficient storage of data
- Liaison with and support to providers in collecting and validating data
Welsh Language Requirements
The Welsh Government acknowledges the importance of developing and growing its bilingual workforce, and welcomes applications for any post from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh.
The following list of language requirements represents an objective assessment by the line manager on behalf of the Welsh Government of the Welsh language skills required to undertake the duties of this particular post.
Competency behaviours required for the role
Express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, and with sensitivity and respect for others.
Collaborating and Partnering
Proactively contribute to the work of the whole team.
Delivering at Pace
Work in an organised manner using own knowledge and expertise to deliver on time and to standard.
Making Effective Decisions
Think through the implications of own decisions before confirming how to approach a problem/issue.
Job specific criteria
How to Apply:
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SCHEME IS OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN THEIR SANDWICH YEAR AT UNIVERSITY OR TO STUDENTS WHO, AFTER THEIR SECOND YEAR AT UNIVERSITY HAVE OPTED TO TAKE A YEAR OUT.
GRADUATES SHOULD NOT APPLY.
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As part of the application process you will need to provide evidence against each of the required competencies and job specific criteria stated in this advert (up to a maximum of 300 words per competency / criterion):
- Leading and Communicating
- Collaborating and Partnering
- Delivering at Pace
- Making Effective Decisions
- Job Specific 1
- Job Specific 2
- Job Specific 3
As a guide, we recommend that you aim to write 250 to 300 words for each. Using the “STAR technique” may help you to structure your evidence. For Job Specific 3 it is sufficient to state the name of your degree scheme and list the statistical elements you have studied.
We encourage all applicants to browse our website to understand the work that we do and the types of statistical publications they may be involved in producing.
Candidates who successfully pass the application sift stage will be assessed via a written numeracy test and a competency-based interview, covering the competencies and job specific criteria listed in this advert. It is not expected that candidates need to revise for the numeracy test.
How to apply
All applications for this vacancy should be made online via the Welsh Government's online application system. If you have a disability which would prevent you from applying on-line, please e-mail SharedServiceHelpdesk@gov.wales to request an application pack in an alternative format, or to request a reasonable adjustment related to a disability in order to submit your application.
To apply, you'll need to have an account on our online application system. Click the 'Apply' button below, and you'll be asked to 'Log in' if you already have an account, or 'Register' if you don't yet have an account. Registration takes just a few minutes to complete. You'll need an e-mail address to be able to register. Once you've registered for an account and logged in, you'll be taken to the online application form, which you'll need to fully complete and submit before the deadline on the closing date.
If you’d like to apply for this vacancy in Welsh, please use the ‘Newid Iaith / Change Language’ link at the top of this page, to take you to the Welsh version of this advert, from which you can apply in Welsh.
For further information regarding the Welsh Government recruitment process, please see the Recruitment Guidance for External Candidates (link).
When evidencing your suitability for the post, it is recommended that you refer to the Civil Service Competency Framework (link)
This vacancy is closed to applications.