Wallingford, UK; Trainee Statistician
MMR is an independent, global company specialising in food, drink and consumer packaged goods research. We work regularly with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink brands. We have offices in London, Oxford, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Mumbai and Durban and have a team of 180 highly engaged and dynamic research professionals that is multi-discipline in nature covering fields such as data sciences, marketing, insight, R&D, sensory science and psychology.
MMR delivers a class leading set of marketing science tools and approaches, many of which are proprietary to MMR. We are endorsed by our global client base for our agility and technical expertise and willingness to adapt research solutions to directly focus on specific client challenges. We have built a reputation of providing innovative statistical analysis and techniques, coupled with optimal research design consultancy that successfully delivers against our clients’ specific business objectives.
We are looking for a highly engaged and motivated Trainee Statistician to join our existing team of 8 Statisticians and Data Scientists primarily based in the UK offices who work across and support our global network of regional hubs. This role is based in our head office in Wallingford, Oxfordshire (between cultural Oxford and lively Reading). We are happy to consider candidates who have recently graduated or those looking for the next step in their statistical career.
The role itself will be extremely varied, interesting and challenging, using a wide range of tools from basic stats applications through to linear and non-linear modelling, multivariate techniques and analysis of variance. You will work as part of a strong team and be involved from project inception (contributing ideas to research design and how the data is collected) right through to analysing the results and offering insight from a statistical perspective on the trends observed in the data. In addition, the MMR team are constantly innovating and there will be many opportunities to help develop new techniques and refine existing ones in a highly stimulating and rewarding working environment.
Comprehensive training is offered to provide a solid induction into the application of advanced stats & analytics techniques in the research process, and in the use and application of our proprietary MMR methods and approaches.
Skills & Experience:
- Either an MSc in Statistics or a degree which includes a minimum of 75% statistics (2:1 or above).
- Experience of a range of statistical techniques, ideally including multivariate analysis, experimental design and statistical modelling.
- Highly computer literate with skills in Excel and statistical software (ideally SAS)
- Good time management & ability to multi-task effectively
- Strong communication skills
At MMR our people are central to MMR’s success and therefore we drive a culture where each individual can thrive. Some of the ways we achieve this is by operating in an open, dynamic, varied & non-hierarchical environment, providing bespoke training through the MMR Training Academy, giving overseas secondment opportunities and by promoting our staff purely on merit.
If you would like to join the team, please apply here by creating an account on our online recruitment portal and uploading your CV and covering letter.
MMR Research Worldwide is an Equal Opportunities Employer.