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pitlochry, perth & kinross | £31,266
we are currently seeking applications for a fisheries biologist/data analyst within marine scotland based in pitlochry. this is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.this post is required to support the operation, collation, analysis and quality control of data on atlantic salmon, brown trout and european eels collected at the girnock and baddoch index monitoring sites. these sites and associated fish traps are unique in scotland, providing robust and detailed long-term data for understanding and assessing population dynamics, status and trends, which in turn inform and underpin development of assessment methods.due to the volume and heterogeneity of data collection methods at the monitoring sites, you will require advanced data analysis, database and coding (r) skills. you will be required to publish data in a variety of formats including public datasets, web sites, reports and importantly, peer reviewed publications. you will support maintenance of the traps and field data collection during busy periods, including trap operations and summer electrofishing. you will therefore be required to have (or develop) specialist skills in managing and operating fish traps, handling and processing fish in challenging outdoor environments.you will be responsible for the direct line management of 4 staff and the day-to-day administration of trap facilities. additionally, you will also be required to support other projects in the freshwater environment group, including data collation, quality control and database entry of data collected under the national electrofishing programme for scotland (neps).prospective applicants should note that this role involves outdoor work, often in challenging conditions and in remote locations. elements of this role are physically demanding, e.g. cleaning and lifting of steel trap screens, and applicants will need to be able to repetitively lift a weight of 30 kilos to clear a minimum vertical distance of 1.0 metre. the ability to do so will be tested if you are successful in being invited to interview.qualifications requiredyou will hold a phd in a mathematical or relevant environmental or biological discipline (ideally fisheries or environmental sciences) with a substantial numerical component.other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.• as field sites are not serviced by public transport a full valid driving license is a requirement for this post. please enter this information into the application form.please note: if you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.essential criteria1. peer-reviewed publication record commensurate with stage of career2. experience of coding and statistical analysis in r involving modelling of complex ecological or environmental datasets.3. evidence of successful people management, team working and collaborative research4. experience delivering successful field data collection programmes. « return to the search results
Closing on 26 Oct
sheffield | £28,000
data quality analyst business improvement sheffield, uk full time, permanent £28,000 - £35,000 role overview: the data quality analyst has a central role in the management of our organisational data company wide. this includes schools, educational companies, local authorities, and agencies both nationally and internationally. your role with involve data analysis, matching, validation, and cleansing. the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the content of the data stored in our business systems is accurate and up to date. this is not a people pleasing role – as a gatekeeper of the company’s master data you will need the confidence and ability to say ‘no’ when it is necessary to preserve the integrity of the data. key role responsibilities: maintain the master data within the company’s crm system play a key part in the matching of data during any period of m&a activity and separation of data during any divestments extract and analyse data from salesforce manipulate data from various sources to output in differing formats as part of day-to-day operations and of projects, monitor and report on the quality of the data and suggest continuous improvements contribute to the organization’s data dictionary undertake other duties as required education & experience:advanced experience of excel is essential as the candidate must be able to hit the ground running. must be able to write queries in sql, linking tables to enable data extraction and analysis. previous use of salesforce would be useful; however, more important is the ability and willingness to learn. experience extracting customer data from a variety of sy...
Closing on 02 Nov