Service Manager, Secure Data Service

Posted to IASSIST on: 2008-10-07

Employer: UK Data Archive

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The UK Data Archive (UKDA) is an internationally-renowned centre of expertise in social science data acquisition, preservation, dissemination and promotion and is currently recruiting dedicated professionals to deploy its new Secure Data Service (SDS).

The postholder will be primarily responsible for planning, overseeing, and coordinating the work of SDS and line managing its staff in order to provide access to sensitive data to approved researchers; and liaising with data creators and sister services nationally and internationally. S/he will be educated to degree level and have a thorough knowledge of statistical disclosure control issues and methods. Experience of secondary analysis of large social science datasets and practical knowledge of web technologies is essential. Candidates will have a demonstrable track record of management skills for all aspects of people, project, and process management.

Candidates should have an organised and methodical approach to work and be able to work to deadlines, both within a team environment and under their own initiative. Knowledge of social science in general, and experience of social science research data in particular would be beneficial. See below for a link to the posting with a full job description, person specification and further information relating to this post.

Archived on: 2008-10-15