Senior Statistician


Senior Statistician

AlphaPlus Consultancy Ltd

Based in Manchester City Centre
Salary - £35000-£45000 depending on qualifications and experience

Summary of the role

We are currently seeking an experienced individual to act as a senior statistician supporting AlphaPlus projects, leading certain whole projects and parts of larger projects.  The post-holder will also undertake project management to assist the smooth running of AlphaPlus projects in which they are involved.

AlphaPlus is one of the UK’s leading education consultancies.  We specialise in the design, development and deployment of qualifications and their underpinning assessment, and in the evaluation of their performance and impact.  We have a core team of 20 staff primarily based in our Manchester head office, and in addition draw upon a team of over 60 associates.  For more information about our company, please visit our website,

The senior statistician will be a specialist in the technical area of statistics, with experience of delivering statistical/quantitative research work in education, ideally in an awarding organisation or other assessment organisation.  Working within the quantitative research team, and as a line report to the director of quantitative research, the post-holder will provide high quality statistical outputs as part of AlphaPlus’s educational research and consultancy services.

Eligible applicants will possess a master's degree or higher in a statistical area, and possess strong project management skills.  They will be commercially aware, creating opportunities and participating in activities to generate new business.

The role is full time, Monday to Friday, based in our head office in central Manchester.  It may occasionally involve some national travel, working in company and customer offices with the possibility of international travel.  Benefits include 25 days’ holiday entitlement plus statutory holidays. 

How to apply

For an informal discussion about the vacancy please contact Andrew Boyle, Director,, tel. 077968 267 58.

The job description, person specification and application form are located on our website, .  To apply, please

To apply, please send the completed application form together with a CV and covering statement to

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