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Statistical Specialist (Methodology), Manpower Research and Statistics Department – Contract

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Agency: Ministry of Manpower
Job no.: 535594
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Research and Analysis, Statistics

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) aims to develop a productive workforce and progressive workplaces, for Singaporeans to have better jobs and a secure retirement. In a rapidly changing global economic landscape, Singapore’s workforce and workplace practices have to remain adaptable. MOM’s policies help enhance the workforce’s profile, promote lifelong employability and income security for Singaporeans, as well as foster excellent working environments that are fair and safe. As an MOM officer, you will get to work in a range of exciting areas to help the Ministry attain its goals, including manpower policy, industrial relations, workplace safety and foreign employment regulation. MOM is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all.

Responsibilities

As a methodologist with the National Statistical Agency on manpower statistics, you will assist in the development and maintenance of a methodological framework to monitor the state of the labour market:

  • Analyse and compile high volume of seasonally adjusted time series to uncover trends from seasonal patterns
  • Build and maintain sample designs and selection techniques to conduct national surveys on the labour market
  • Raise statistical literacy of both internal and external data users through technical notes
  • Develop forecasting models and empirical studies on econometric models to supplement research topics

Requirements

  • Background with in-depth knowledge or experience in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Data analytics or Data science
  • Analytical and possess problem solving skills
  • Self-driven, motivated and a good team player
  • Good written and presentation skills
  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Knowledge in R, Python, Arima X-12, SAS will be an added advantage.

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