Scotland's Census Area Manager Job In Scotland,

Scotland's Census Area Manager

  • £16.19 per hour
  • Posted: 10/09/2021
  • Scotland,
  • Job Ref: S04100011
  • Contract

Job Details

Scotland’s Census Area Manager – Fixed Term Contract December 21 – May 22

The census is the official count of every person and household in Scotland, that usually happens every 10 years. It helps build a picture of the population, which government and other service providers rely on to make important decisions in your local area. This is your chance to get involved in Scotland’s Census 2022 as we need your help and enthusiasm to encourage people across Scotland to participate.

If you are passionate about your local area and want to make a difference to your community then we have the opportunity for you.

We are looking for Census Area Managers all across Scotland, to manage a team of Census Team Leaders and Census Enumerators within your assigned fieldwork area. You will serve as the interface between field operations and operational headquarters.
Main Duties as Census Area Manager:

  • Lead, manage and motivate your Team Leaders (typically 10 per role) and their Enumerators
  • Familiarise yourself with the census area you will be responsible for
  • Manage and monitor the census operation in your area, responding quickly to unexpected issues while ensuring business continuity at all times
  • Be the single point of contact for all communal establishments in your area, including managing all courier deliveries and collections
  • Visit those establishments where additional support is needed e.g. large care homes
  • Maintain regular contact with Team Leaders and Enumerators; answering queries and resolving a variety of issues as and when they arise, including issues raised by the public (via the contact centre)
  • Provide support to your Regional Manager in promoting Scotland’s Census
  • Provide regular progress reports in accordance with agreed internal reporting and monitoring processes
  • Ensure confidentiality and security of census information at all times
  • Complete and attend all training activities, as well as deliver training to your team
  • Take care for your own wellbeing and that of your team by following health and safety processes and procedures
Skills Required:
  • Able to plan, organise and deliver to meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills, including being confident in dealing with various stakeholders and organisations
  • Experience in mentoring and managing staff
  • A good working knowledge of IT
Additional Considerations:
  • A sound knowledge of fieldwork area
  • Able to travel throughout your census area in order to complete duties (you may, on  occasion, be required to distribute and collect supplies). Use of private transport may be required, where this is the case, you must hold a current, valid driving licence in the UK and have use of a motor vehicle.
  • Use of a secure location for storing ancillary material and hardware
  • Access to a secure broadband internet connection
Contracted 25 hours per week however flexibility is required during the period of the contract, flexibility of working between 08:00 – 20:00 Monday - Sunday, a combination of daytime, evening, weekend and possible public holiday working.
Hourly Rate: £16.19

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