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Statistician Needed in Wolverhampton or Bristol.

This is you chance to work for the UK's largest provider of research and advice on agricultural and environmental issues, you will join a multi-disciplinary team of research scientists and consultants. Primarily working within the Modelling & Informatics team, you will bridge the gap across to the crop physiology/ protection, soil, policy & economics, sustainable food & farming and ecology teams within the business. You will; be part of a team who's expertise cover; digital data collection, remotely sensed data sourcing and utilisation, data management & analysis, mathematical modelling & tool building, GIS analysis & cartographic services and software development and programming.

Ideally you will be a qualified statistician (a postgraduate qualification in statistics would be welcomed) with the ability to communicate statistical concepts to non-statisticians, while offering support our team and others in the business in the design and analysis of agricultural trials, as well as the application of state-of-the-art statistical techniques in a wide range of research and consultancy projects.

This is an opportunity for a talented individual with a desire to pursue a career in applied statistics, this could be you if you enjoy actively looking for opportunities where statistical thinking could have a positive impact on a project and deliver a more robust and innovative solution.

Working directly with scientists to help set study objectives, determine optimum experimental design, and analyse results. You will have previous exposure to different types of projects including catchment management; precision farming applications; yield enhancement; resource use efficiency (e.g. nutrients and pesticides); land use and land use change; land management; ecology; planning constraints and environmental policy.

This is an opportunity for you to work as part of a dynamic and growing team support clients including governments and their Agencies, utility companies, universities and innovation funders to identify, develop and implement practical solutions to support a wide range of environmental challenges for a wide range of end users.

In return you will receive a Competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience, regular training and career development opportunities, Contributory Pension Scheme and a flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care.

For an informal chat about this role in confidence, please call Spencer on 01202 888986 Ext:256 or email

For over 28 years ALLEN & YORK have developed collaborative recruitment partnerships with companies across the UK and internationally .

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