Data Analyst

Job Posted: 20th June 2022

Key Responsibilities

  • Define data models, working alongside senior stakeholders, to enable the delivery, planning and review of usable and practical data solutions and outputs that add value to the business.
  • Work with business stakeholders to understand needs, effectively prioritise requests, and define the analytics roadmap, offering solutions beyond the basic requirements
  • Gather and define requirements, interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Design, develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems, at same time challenging data quality, identifying where data quality can be improved
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and “clean” data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems
  • Oversee and conduct the conversion of data into insights that will lead to informed business decisions and opportunities to deliver bottom line value to the company
  • Use data to remove bias and guesswork and replacing it with informed, objective decision making
  • Lead multi-disciplinary virtual teams to deliver complex end to end data solutions
  • Mentor and train others in the business to deliver their own data solutions to known issues, maintaining compliance to group standards
  • Push the business to be more data-driven, championing self-service analytics and data-driven decision making throughout the organisation
  • Ensure solutions are compatible with other business systems, especially planning, financial and ERP


 Experience Desired

  • Degree or higher in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or
  • Statistics 
  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Power BI etc), databases (SQL etc), programming (XML or Javascript etc)
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, and Minitab etc)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Able to collate business requirements and translate these into technical specifications
  • Use business knowledge and information gathered to design reporting and operational tools for the business, project managing this work and the related tasks assigned to our support partners.
  • Produce professional documentation to support all elements, such as business cases, technical specifications, implementation and testing plans and training manuals.
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills – ability to translate functional requirements for technical stakeholders and vice-versa
  • Assist with support issues and minor development requirements as well as responding to requests for data
  • The ability to take a lead role in managing projects, utilising data from business systems and third-party sources
  • Strong ability to understand and articulate data concepts and design to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the whole business process from order, through production despatch and invoicing.
  • Experience of lean and six sigma programmes within manufacturing environment, and how data has a key role within them.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems in manufacturing, and data requirements therein.


Key Competencies Required

Being Organised

  • Achieve results by prioritising workload, effective time management and showing efficiency with resources available and monitoring progress

Role Model     

  • Being an exemplary role model and taking the lead in promoting and living our values

Develop Yourself

  • Invests in personal development, is self-aware, authentic and open to feedback

Attention to Detail      

  • Your work is complete and accurate


  • Concern for external and internal customers


  • Doing it before being asked


  • Creating new and improved products / ways of getting the job done


  • Your work is complete and accurate


  • Keeping everyone who needs to know in the loop    


  • Asking the right questions to clarify a situation         

Problem Solving

  • Recognises where problems may arise and suggests preventative measures

Thinking ahead

  • Anticipating what might happen


Key Relationships

  • Company MDs
  • Directors and heads of department
  • IT Department
  • Engineering Departments
  • Production teams
  • Citizen developers

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