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Statistician Temporary Placement/s

Placement Type: Paid Internship (400-500hrs)

Placement Description:

The chosen candidate/s will be assisting a qualified statistician and working under his/her guidance. The main functions of the statisticians within Transport Malta (TM) are to collect, produce and disseminate reliable statistical data according to set quality standards and provide analysis, feedback and advice as required. The candidate may consider this post as an opportunity to experience at first hand the duties of a statistician with TM. This placement is not considered as a formal employment but any experience gained will be given due merit should there be a call for a more permanent position within TM.

Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities:

Hands-on exposure to statistics tools and techniques Experience in a real work place environment Working in a team on national projects Contributing to the setting up of a new unit

Total Number of Hours: To be discussed

Period of Placement: (If Start Date/End Date are blank, the Placement is "open")

Start Date: 02-2017
End Date:

Remuneration:

Requirements:

The ideal candidate/s should come from a science background. Preference will be given to students of the Faculty of Science, particularly those following a degree in statistics and/or mathematical sciences. Given the nature of the work, the candidates are expected to have a minimum of Grade 5 in Maltese at SEC level or equivalent.

Other Qualities:

Good interpersonal and communication skills Willingness to learn Be able to work on her/his own initiative Uphold an appreciation of statistics

Host Organisation Name: Transport Malta

Host Organisation Description:

www.transport.gov.mt

Host Organisation Address:

Malta Transport Centre Xatt l-Għassara tal-Għeneb Marsa, MRS 1917 Malta

Name of Contact Person at Host Organisation: Bernard Farrugia

Phone Number: 22914535


Selection of Candidate: Best candidate


When you click on APPLY for this placement you will be directed to an email message which you may edit as your cover letter. Before sending the email, do not forget to go through the following checklist:

  1. Edit the email as your covering letter or attach your covering letter
  2. Attach your CV
  3. Ensure that the email is sent directly to the email of the ‘Host Organisation Contact Person’
  4. Keep the DegreePlus Office in copy (placements.degreeplus@um.edu.mt) in the application email, and
  5. You are also to keep the DegreePlus Office informed of any positive feedback received from the Host Organisation.

 


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