Statistics Manager (Statistician)

Transport for Wales

Pontypridd (hybrid working, 1 – 2 days per week in the office)

Application Deadline
£37,200 - £43,000


An exciting opportunity to join TfW as our Statistics Manager to provide statistical expertise for developing and publishing data relating to the new Wales National Travel Survey and for maintaining and updating the Wales Transport Strategy Monitoring Framework, both of which are commitments set out in the Wales Transport Strategy.

Role responsibilities

You’ll update data published as part of the Wales Transport Strategy Monitoring Framework, in line with current or new methodologies, to provide an evidence base to monitor delivery and impact of priorities and ambitions.

You'll prepare supporting Technical Reports detailing the calculation methodology for each measure contained within the Wales Transport Strategy Monitoring Framework to ensure the data and calculation methodologies can be understood by a range of audiences.

You'll also provide support and guidance on representative survey sample sizes, sampling techniques and confidence intervals by applying specialist technical knowledge to ensure survey data can be used to track changes against key TfW and Welsh Government targets and enhance our current evidence base.

Who we are looking for

You’ll need to have:

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant numerate discipline, such as statistics, social research or psychology.
  • Demonstrable experience of applying mathematical and statistical techniques when working with and interrogating large datasets.
  • Experience of preparing complex data tables for publication.
  • Ability to apply specialist knowledge on sample sizes, sampling frameworks and confidence levels to large scale surveys.

Who we are

Transport for Wales (TfW) is the not-for-profit company driving forward the Welsh Government’s vision of a high-quality, safe, integrated, affordable and accessible transport network in Wales. Our mission is to ‘Keep Wales Moving’ by providing customer-focused service, expert advice and infrastructure investment.

Welsh Language Skills

The ability to speak Welsh would be a plus but is not essential for this role.

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