Scotland's Census Team Leaders

  • Confidential
  • Glasgow, UK
  • 04 Nov, 2021
Contractor Government

Job Description

Scotland's Census Team Leader - Fixed Term Contract February - May 2022

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 hiring Census Team Leaders all across Scotland, to manage a team of Enumerators within your assigned field work area. You will serve as the interface between field operations and operational headquarters and will ensure that work in your assigned area is carried out in accordance with work plan directives and any issues are escalated and dealt with appropriately.

Main Duties as Census Team Leader:
Lead, manage and guide a team of Enumerators
Ensure enumeration activities are completed across your area including scheduling weekly workloads
Deal with questions, provide assistance and resolve a variety of issues with the public and your enumeration staff
Ensure confidentiality and security of census information at all times
Submit own timesheet and expense claims in a timely and accurate manner. Check and authorise pay and expense claims submitted by your team
Complete and attend all training activities as directed
Facilitate and manage induction/training sessions as well as team meetings
Monitor the progress of census non-return follow-up and analyse management information reports to track progress and motivate your team
Pair up with enumerators on the doorstep where required
Take care of your own wellbeing and that of your team by following health and safety processes and procedures
Participate in decommission and evaluation activities
Skills Required:
Able to plan, organise and deliver to meet deadlines
Good interpersonal skills, including a helpful, professional attitude
Experience in managing staff and working in a team environment
A good working knowledge of IT
Additional Considerations:
Able to travel throughout various areas within allocated region
Flexibility in working hours and days are required
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 is required
Access to a secure broadband internet connection
Previous experience of working with vulnerable groups may be an advantage
These roles will run between February and May 2022. Hours will be 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: £13.98