Statistics Division Opportunities

Organisation
Central Bank of Ireland
Locations

Dublin 2, Ireland

Application Deadline

The Central Bank of Ireland serves the public interest by safeguarding monetary and financial stability and by working to ensure that the financial system operates in the best interests of consumers and the wider economy.

We currently have 2 vacancies in the Statistics Division.

1. Associate Economist-Statistician one on a contract of indefinite duration. This role is aligned with the Bank Executive grade and the BEX salary scale, between €36,708 and €65,990 applies. Please click here for further information on our salary scales.

2. Associate Statistical Analyst on a contract of indefinite duration. This role is aligned with the Bank Executive grade and the BEX salary scale, between €36,708 and €65,990 applies. Please click here for further information on our salary scales.

1. Associate Economist-Statistician

This role is responsible for the collection and quality assessment of data and the production of high quality published statistics and related analytical outputs in order to meet the functional requirements of the bank and support the bank’s output of research and analysis.
Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the analysis of economic data and the writing of Central Bank publications, ensuring high quality, policy-relevant analytical outputs are developed and shared with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Help maintain and improve data quality standards and the methodological framework for the production of economic statistics.
  • Collect monthly and quarterly data from entities and perform validation of data to ensure reporting requirements have been met and data is accurate.
  • Liaise with entities to clarify, challenge and resolve queries arising from validation process to safeguard the integrity of the statistical output and achieve this within the necessary timeframes.
  • Complete ad-hoc technical, operational, and analytical work as needed.
  • Contribute to enhancements of operational processes to deliver efficiencies within the Directorate.

Requirements:

  • Third level qualification, preferably in a quantitative discipline
  • Understanding of central banking functions and associated economic concepts
  • 2 years relevant experience in data intensive environment
  • Experience in managing large data sets in either a data quality or analytical capacity
  • Experience in dealing with granular data sets would be beneficial
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Experience with Python, R, SQL, or other programming languages a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong communication skills, including in formal writing and in stakeholder engagement
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative environment
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong priority management

2. Associate Statistical Analyst

This role is responsible for the collection and quality assessment / validation of data entities and assisting in the development of reports and tables for publication in order to disseminate statistics to meet the functional requirements of the bank. This role will also support the analytical work of the statistics team.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect monthly and quarterly data from entities and perform validation of data to ensure reporting requirements have been met and data is accurate.
  • Liaise with entities to clarify, challenge and resolve queries arising from validation process to safeguard the integrity of the statistical output and achieve this within the necessary timeframes.
  • Collate and perform analysis of data provided by entities to meet the statutory obligations of the Bank, produce publications and input into reports and other analytical outputs.
  • Process technical queries from external agencies such as the ECB, BIS, IMF, credit institutions, investment funds etc. and any other ad-hoc queries from the public and senior management to ensure these queries are addressed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Perform ad-hoc research activities for economic analysis projects to contribute to the overall output of the Statistics team.
  • Liaise with other teams and participate in divisional projects, as needed, to contribute to the overall output of the Statistics team.

Requirements:

  • Third level qualification, preferable in a quantitative discipline.
  • Understanding of ECB / supervisory requirements.
  • 2 years relevant experience in data intensive environment
  • Experience in managing large data sets in either a data quality or analytical capacity.
  • Experience in dealing with granular data sets would be beneficial.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Strong IT skills, SQL required and advanced Excel skills, R, Power BI preferred.
  • Understanding of reporting templates.
  • Strong communication skills particularly stakeholder engagement skills
  • Enthusiasm and ability to deal with queries from reporting agents.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong priority management.

We know it's our people who make the Central Bank special and we are focused on creating a diverse, inclusive, fulfilling and progressive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives as it strengthens us, as individuals and as an organisation. We are committed to positively supporting candidates with disabilities. If we can make any reasonable accommodations for you in the recruitment process in order to give you the opportunity to perform to your best, please email our Disability Inclusion Partner, Rebecca Daly at Rebecca.daly@centralbank.ie or 01 224 6711. Any information that you provide will be used only for the purposes of providing relevant support and will have no bearing on how your application will be viewed.

We have recently implemented a hybrid working model to balance the flexibility working from home provides with the value our office environments bring to support collaboration and connection with colleagues. Our approach to hybrid working enables colleagues to work from home up to 50% of working days, building on an existing broad range of flexible working policies and practices already in place to support our people achieve the right balance.

Our policies also provide insight into our organisational culture, work environment and working arrangements. Here are some of the key policies (subject to ongoing review and amendment) which may be of interest as you consider a career with us.

The Central Bank pension scheme mirrors the rules of the civil service pension scheme. Therefore if you are in receipt of civil/public service pension, abatement may apply to your current pension. Details of the appropriate pension scheme will be provided upon determination of the appointee’s status.

Application Details: Closing Date: 11th July 2024

To apply, please complete the application form attached (via the “apply” link).

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