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Statistics Team Leader (Warhead)

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Hampshire, England, Basingstoke / Berkshire, Reading, England
£44990 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
21 Jun 2023

Job Details

AWE is looking for a Statistics Team Leader (Warhead)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to establish a new centralised statistical analysis team within Warhead Engineering. The new Team will provide support across the business.

Role: Statistics Team Leader (Warhead)

Location - Reading Area

Salary: £44,990 - £60,000 (dependent on experience)

Closing date: 13th June 2023

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
  • Potential opportunities to travel with work for conferences and collaboration

This role would suit an experienced statistics professional who is looking to make the next step in their career and who has experience of liaising with customers and training/ mentoring of junior team members. The successful candidate would be responsible for functional management of the team, ensuring delivery of work to customers on-time and on-budget, leading development of best practises and methods, and engaging with other teams across AWE and our collaborators.

What you would be responsible for:

  • Management of team members welfare, performance, and development
  • Ensuring delivery of highly specialised technical work to customers
  • Developing team capability in terms of individual staff development as well as tools, methods, and processes
  • Building and maintaining links with other stakeholders across AWE, the UK enterprise, and international collaborators
  • Recruitment, coaching and mentoring of staff

Whilst not to be considered a check list, it would be beneficial if you could demonstrate some of the following:

  • Have an appropriate qualification in statistics/ mathematics/ data analysis or a related subject
  • Be able to demonstrate relevant experience within the public or private sector
  • Be a member of a relevant Professional Institution and be Chartered or close to achieving Charted status
  • Have experience of leading a team and/or mentoring & developing others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to interact with staff at all levels and specialisms
  • Expertise in a statistical analysis package (e.g. R, Python, MATLAB, etc)

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the security clearance required for the role and be willing and able to travel within the UK and overseas if required.



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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