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Statistician

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Agency: Department of Statistics
Job no.: 556304
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Research and Analysis, Statistics

The Singapore Department of Statistics is the National Statistical Authority responsible for statistics on the Singapore economy and population.

We collect, compile, analyse and disseminate a wide range of economic, business, household and population data, as well as analyse and monitor trends in the economy and population.

With these vital inputs, policymakers, business decision makers and our data users gain valuable insights into current and emerging economic and social trends, enabling them to make calculated and informed decisions in the formulation of policies and strategies for the future. Apart from public agencies and businesses, our users also include researchers, analysts, educators, students, the media and the general public.

Join our team and make a difference by contributing important statistical input to facilitate policy planning and decision-making and support Singapore's present and future economic and social development.

Job Description
 
You will be responsible for the development and management of databases that provide reliable, relevant and timely data to data users.  You will be involved in the fusion of large amounts of data from multiple sources, and the development and implementation of algorithms to produce consistent and reliable data.  As part of data management, you will also plan and manage data governance policies, standards and processes, and metadata.
 
You will also be expected to support government data analytics projects, including working closely with users to understand their needs, and advising them on their data requirements. 
 
Job Requirements
  • Possess knowledge or experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science or subjects with substantial quantitative content
  • Knowledge of data models, data schemas and data lineage will be an advantage
  • Relevant experience in working with data for at least 3 years will be preferred
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to learn and apply analytical tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work well both independently and as a member of a team

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.

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