Owned by our employees and a foundation, Ecorys is a world-class research-based consultancy that helps our clients make a positive impact on society.
From research and evaluation, through to project management and communications, we are leaders in providing the evidence and advice that our clients need to tackle the issues that affect communities around the world.
Our 500 strong staff are justifiably proud of our innovative and thought-provoking contributions to policy and programme delivery.
By joining us you will be part of a multidisciplinary team including social researchers, economists, and evaluators, working collaboratively in a large international group with offices worldwide.
We aim to achieve our business objectives in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible way, giving 1% of our profits to charity each year.
Our working culture promotes personal and career development. Ecorys operates a hybrid working policy; flexible and part-time working is fully supported.
This role can be based in any of our UK offices. We are an equal opportunities employer. We are welcoming and inclusive, and we want the diversity of our backgrounds and experiences to benefit our work and our team.
We value our collaborative and entrepreneurial team culture. We have a great benefits package with 25 days holiday, company bonus scheme, wellbeing support and opportunities to get involved in team events and company away days.
About the role :
Remote working (from home) available within the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Poland or Bulgaria. We are also able to support Hybrid working (some work some office) or a fully office-based option, all are available and can be supported depending on what works best for you! We will only consider candidates who provide a full English CV.
The Survey Programmer / Scripter role is based in our survey team within our Policy and Research Business Unit in Ecorys.
Our division is a team of over 100 staff located across UK and EU offices, all of whom work with surveys as one of the major components of data collection within a wide range of projects delivered to a variety of public and third sector clients.
The Survey Scripter will provide key survey scripting and data collection platform support in the delivery of survey research, evaluation and consultancy projects within the Policy and Research team, which works across the UK, European, and international markets delivering a wide range of survey projects to a variety of public and third sector clients.
Our award-winning survey team provides innovative technical advice on survey solutions and questionnaire design, the role is an integral part of this team.
This team seeks to provide innovative solutions to data collection challenges and your technical experience and guidance in support of this is primary to the role.
Survey testing and quality assurance is an essential part of the role and you will part of a team ensuring that our scripting produces the best quality survey research possible.
As part of the policy and research team at Ecorys UK you will have the opportunity to liaise with survey project managers, policy and research consultants and analysts internally, and our suppliers externally, helping to further improve survey design and management procedures and practices.
Role Requirements :
You will need experience in survey programming in Confirmit’, scripting quantitative UK, EU and International surveys across CAWI (web), CATI, CAPI and postal methodologies, you need to be proficient in the design of surveys, filters, quotas.
Launching surveys and the exporting of data as this is essential for the role.
You must be able to understand survey logic, identify logic errors, and make logic recommendations and communicate these to survey project managers and our stakeholders.
You will need the relevant experience working within a market research or social research environment and a good working knowledge of survey research methodologies.
It is essential you have excellent attention to detail and a high degree of numeracy to deliver quality survey scripts on time i.
e. setting up samples, survey invites and quotas correctly. You will also need to process, clean and validate data generated through surveys and confirm the accuracy of data sets into Excel and SPSS.
Ideally, you should have a degree or equivalent, 2-5 years’ experience in survey scripting in Confirmit, along with experience of scripting CAWI and CATI surveys and solid project management skills in consultancy or research environment.
You must be able to demonstrate excellent prioritisation and organisational skills in a demanding environment.
We offer a highly competitive benefits package including variable pay (bonus), share scheme and buying and selling annual leave.
Please review the attached job description and submit your CV and cover letter via our online application form by 5pm on Friday 14th January 2022.