Principal Data Scientist
South West, Gloucestershire, Rosehill
Operations - Publications
Principal Data Scientist - Research & Publications
12 month FTC
UCAS is at the heart of connecting people to higher education.
UCAS is the world’s leading shared admissions service for higher education. We provide application services for UK universities and colleges as well as delivering a wide range of research, consultancy and advisory services to schools, colleges, careers services, professional bodies and employers.
We’re a successful and fast-growing organisation, which helps hundreds of thousands of people every year. We're committed to delivering a first-class service to all of our customers — they're at the heart of everything we do.
The Operations Business Unit runs UCAS’ day-to-day frontline services. They include the Customer Experience Centre providing comprehensive high quality services to support applicants in their journey into university and other higher education provision.
They also include services to higher education providers, qualification matching, for instance to support a-level results day, IT service management, data and insights services and the business unit analyses, researches, develops and releases UCAS’ publications particularly at key points in the application cycle.
The Business Unit is responsible for running UCAS’ Confirmation and Clearing service and logistics related to key deadlines in the cycle.
35.00 - 12 month fixed term contract
This role is to lead the delivery of insight analysis – including Advanced Analytics where relevant - providing a high level of support to a focused group of stakeholders from across UCAS, whilst working on a high-profile project that will be subject to external scrutiny. The role will work on the development of effective external outputs including data-driven publications, require a broad range of advanced analytical techniques and be key in reviewing, influencing and directing the scope and analytical approaches used.
Personal Attributes, Planning and Communication
Up to £56,000 with 30 days annual leave, voluntary flexible benefits, paid volunteering days, and a contributory stakeholder pension. It’s not just about the financial benefits that UCAS offers – on-site you can also benefit from our restaurant, affordable gym membership, flexible ways of working and continued online development and support. You will enjoy an exciting, agile working environment, with a vibrant culture and flexible approach to work, all of which reflects our teamwork and innovative spirit