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Company: St Helena Government

Application Deadline: 13 July 2024

Salary Grade: £8725 per annum

Job Description

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Are you interested in our St Helena Research Institute? If so we are looking to recruit a Data Assistant. The Research Institute works to promote and expand high-quality, ethical and equitable research on St Helena that contributes to sustainable development that respects, protects and benefits St Helena’s society, culture, heritage and environment. A core function is to ensure that data and findings produced from research are shared and accessible and available to support decision making, research, education and learning.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for assisting the Research Institute, under the direction of the Data

Manager, to collate, validate and quality assure bird data sets that exist in databases and other forms. You will work as part of a small project team and work closely with our project partners, the St Helena National Trust and RSPB.

Main Duties will include:

  1. Maintain a detailed catalogue of bird datasets being processed.
  2. Responsible for collecting and integrating bird data from various sources, including long-term surveillance and monitoring programs, one-off sightings, and other databases or forms.
  1. Validate and quality assure the datasets. This involves checking for data accuracy, consistency, completeness, and adherence to data standards. Any inconsistencies or errors should be identified and resolved.
  1. To know and apply in all aspects of the job SHG policies and procedures, with a particular attention, but by no means limited, to IT, data management, cyber security and GDPR Compliance.
  1. Actively participate in DPL00090 project data science training and workshops and any other training programmes identified as required in order to enable the fulfilment of the


Contact us further for more information and a discussion.

Closing Date: 2024-07-13

Current Date: 2024-07-23

The closing date for applying for this position has now passed.