Data Manager for Economic Research
STATEC Research Asbl
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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source : StatsJobs

STATEC Research a.s.b.l. is looking for a data manager for economic research to join the Research Division at STATEC, the Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg .

The team at the Research Division carries out policy-oriented analysis and research in the fields of productivity, entrepreneurship and quality of life.

This research is developed within international scientific networks and aims to provide support and valuable feedback to policy making.

More information on the STATEC Research Division is available at https : / / statistiques.public.lu / en / actors / statec / organisation / red / index.html.

  • The successful candidate will acquire and prepare data from various sources for statistical and econometric analysis; merge, impute and harmonize data;
  • help preparing findings for publications and reports; maintain codes, as well as documentation of procedures, and metadata.

    She / he will have the opportunity to contribute to research projects in the fields of productivity, innovation, entrepreneurship and quality of life studies.

    This position requires excellent quantitative and programming skills.

    This is a full-time position. The initial appointment is for 2 years, with the possibility of conversion to a permanent one.

    We offer an attractive salary and support training for professional development.

    Main tasks / responsibilities will include :

  • Prepare, maintain and update quantitative economic and statistical databases.
  • Process and transform large datasets using statistical and / or econometric techniques.
  • Contribute to design and implementation of surveys to compile research data sets.
  • Check compliance of research output to statistical disclosure rules.
  • Maintain STATA codes for data processing, as well as documentation of procedures and data sets.
  • Provide assistance with the preparation of reports, manuscripts, and presentations, including performing quantitative analysis.
  • Candidates are expected to have a Master degree in economics, statistics, applied mathematics, or computer science. For candidates without a degree in economics, an interest in economic subjects is preferable.

    An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.

    Required skills are :

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English. French and / or German is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Proficiency in software and programming languages for statistics and econometric analysis. Knowledge of STATA is a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of R, Python is an asset.

  • Knowledge of machine learning techniques is an asset.
  • Basic understanding of statistical disclosure control (SDC) techniques and willingness to expand their competence on the topic.
  • Experience in SDC application to research output is an asset.

  • Some knowledge of the legislative framework for data analysis (such as the EU Data protection Regulation) is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proactive, ability to work autonomously, and team player.
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