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Current opportunities:

  • Communications and Events Assistant – closing date for applications 17 Oct 2019, 23:59
  • SQL Developer (2 positions) – closing date for applications 9 Nov 2019, 23:59

Communications and Events Assistant

Job Ref: 1830637
Location: London
Salary: £29,089 – £34,090 (inclusive of London allowance)
Hours: Full Time (Job share considered)
Contract Type: This post is available immediately and is funded until 31 March 2021 in the first instance
Closing date: 17th October 2019 at 23:59
Interview date: TBC

The UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies manages four of the UK’s internationally renowned cohort studies. Following generations of Britons throughout their lives, these studies are vital sources of evidence on the way lives and lifestyles in the UK are changing – and how they are staying the same.

The Communications & Events Assistant is a varied and busy role spanning all areas of modern communications. With core responsibilities in digital communications (including social media), event coordination and public engagement, the post holder will support the day-to-day maintenance of CLS’s communications channels.

As well as providing general support for CLS’s corporate communications, the Communications & Events Assistant is a driving force behind CLS’s participant communications, including study member websites, social media channels, postal mailings and email.

Key Requirements
The successful candidate will have significant experience of event coordination, social media, and creating and maintaining websites. They will have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills, be highly detail-oriented and a proven problem-solver.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Meghan Rainsberry at m.rainsberry@ucl.ac.uk. Further information including a downloadable job description and person specification can be accessed on the UCL website.

Click here to apply on the UCL website.

SQL Developer (2 positions)

Job Ref: 1828953
Location: London
Salary: £44,674 – £52,701 (inclusive of London allowance)
Grade: 8
Hours:
Full Time (Job share considered)
Contract Type: This post is available immediately and is funded until 31 March 2021 in the first instance
Closing date: 9th November 2019 at 23:59
Interview date: TBC

The Centre for Longitudinal Studies leads four of Britain’s internationally renowned and long-running cohort studies, which follow individuals throughout their lives. This is a technical role, which provides a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding individual to make a significant contribution to social science research and policy, by managing, maintaining and developing the databases holding the confidential contact details of the participants of these studies. The confidential contact details of study members are used to keep in touch with and trace study members, and to conduct periodic surveys with them in order capture a broad range of information about their lives including in areas as diverse as health, employment, and social attitudes.

You will take responsibility for the on-going development and maintenance of the existing confidential contact details databases so that they are robust, up-to-date, accurate and fit for purpose. You will be responsible for automating processes, managing regular import of data from a variety of external data holders and external agencies, including to clean and validate imported data against existing information. You will provide confidential data extracts to internal teams and to authorised third parties and you will also be responsible for the development of reports for regular monitoring for senior management and reports to funders.

An important part of the role will be to contribute to a major upgrade to the databases and associated process that is currently planned, providing input into the design of the new environment and implementation of change. Going forwards, an important part of the post will be to keep abreast of technological developments in your field, in order to enact ongoing improvements in the processes and technology used.

In carrying out the role, the very highest standards of best practice in Data Security, Data Protection and Information Governance (IG) is required.

These posts are available immediately and are funded until 31 March 2021 in the first instance.

Key Requirements
The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge and experience of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) with experience in data analysis, database design and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS). Substantial ‘hands-on’ experience of working with databases in a production environment, including data cleaning, as well as practical experience of database design and data migration are required.

The successful candidate will have a first degree in an IT-related or other relevant discipline, and certification or equivalent relevant experience in any of the following:

MCSE Data Management and Analytics
MCSA SQL Server
MCSA SQL Database Administration
MCSA SQL Database Development
BI Development, Reporting or Data Engineering with Azure

Experience of computing in a university and/or research environment, and of tracking or contact databases would be desirable.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Lisa Calderwood at l.calderwood@ucl.ac.uk. Further information including a downloadable job description and person specification can be accessed on the UCL website.

Click here to apply on the UCL website.

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Centre for Longitudinal Studies
UCL Institute of Education

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London WC1H 0AL

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