Senior Officer - Research Analyst Birmingham, West Midlands Up to GBP29, 000 DOE Plus 26 Days' Holiday, Option To Buy Up To Five Days' Extra Annual Leave, Flexible Working, Civil Service Pension, Childcare Voucher Scheme (subject to statutory tax rules), Additional Benefits Package Great Britain's gambling industry is in a constant state of change, fuelled by shifting consumer behaviour and the rapid growth of technology. It's high profile politically too, and the legislation controlling gambling is constantly under scrutiny. Within this uniquely challenging and evolving environment, our client's role is to ensure that gambling is crime free, fair and open - and that children and vulnerable people are protected. Now they need you to play a key role in their future, driving the change needed to ensure that our client can meet the growing complexity of the market and their developing regulatory remit. Our client is now looking for a Senior Officer - Research Analyst to join their Evidence, Analysis, Risk and Knowledge Programme which provides the data, information and knowledge to underpin the regulation of gambling. This is an outstanding opportunity for a research or statistical professional to take on a new challenge with a leading regulatory body. As a Senior Officer - Research Analyst, you will act as a key senior analyst within the programme and will take responsibility for leading and actively contributing to the statistics and social research function. Specifically, you will be tasked with running statistical analysis on research datasets which comprise of survey data regarding participation, perceptions and prevalence of gambling problems. You will also play a vital role in the design, production, release, communication and development of official research statistics. In addition to this core work, you will also undertake the production of ad hoc analysis to meet evidential requirements of colleagues in the organisation and stakeholders outside of it. As much of your work will be externally published, a keen eye for details and a focus on producing high quality work will be key. This is an exciting challenge where you will be directly contributing to our client's aspiration of becoming an evidence-led regulator and the authoritative voice of gambling in Great Britain. If you are passionate about research, happy to be a visible presence across the organisation and are able to provide specialist advice to senior personnel, this is the role for you. Interested? To be considered, you must have: - Experience in a statistics or research role - Experience of using SPSS for the analysis of survey data Self-starting and creative, as a Senior Officer - Research Analyst, you will need initiative, the willingness to adapt to changing priorities and focus points quickly and easily. Passion, confidence and presence will all be key attributes as will the ability to forge strong working relationships. Experience of working in a research environment, such as a consultancy, agency or academia, would be beneficial to your application. Experience of having worked in a regulatory environment would also be advantageous. Experience gained within or with the gambling industry would be equally favourable, as would a statistics or research qualification. Please note, the closing date for applications is 3rd April 2017. To apply for the role of Senior Officer - Research Analyst, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. Additional Keywords: Senior Officer, Research Analyst, Researcher, Research Associate, Research Officer, Statistics Analyst, Data Analyst, Survey Analyst, Survey Data Analyst, Research Insight Analyst, Social Researcher.. Advertised through Zoek.