Data Analyst Apprentice - 18672

Saga Group Ltd
The Saga Building Middleburg Square, Folkestone, CT20 1AZ
£19,000.00 - £25,000.00 annually
19 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
When you join Saga, we welcome you with open arms and we fuel your career possibilities.

In return for your hard work, you can look forward to all of the responsibility and involvement of an integral role, providing you with a rewarding and fast paced career with an excellent benefits package including life assurance, pension, high street and online discounts, and concessions for holidays and travel.

If this sounds like a role for you, then keep reading...

Main responsibilities:
  • Maintaining and distributing reporting and MI to various business functions and stakeholders
  • Designing and building regular reporting for use across the business
  • Investigating any discrepancies in the MI and KPIs being used, to provide highly accurate data for the business to utilise
  • Working with the business to understand and capture their reporting requirements
  • Delivering actionable reporting to the business utilising SQL and analytics tools
  • Providing the business with guidance on consolidation and streamlining data provision to ensure department and operational efficiency
  • Constructively confrontinternal database structures and highlighting barriers to delivering effective reporting
  • Reviewing and making recommendations on infrastructure and technologies used, always striving for continuous improvement and sustainability
  • Analysing data and MI to make strategic recommendations
  • Creation and maintenance of accurate dashboards and reporting packs for effective consumption by stakeholders

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience with SQL and / or PL / SQL
  • Strong numerical and statistical capabilities
  • Comfortable working with large data sets
  • Experience in providing a business with trend analysis to support it in increasing revenue, controlling cost and/or improving customer journeys
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in working with Business Intelligence tools
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills
  • High level critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Should be an excellent communicator (written and verbal) capable of getting their points across to both technical and business representatives at all levels of the organisation

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated and passionate about delivering quality
  • Proactive in identifying solutions and making recommendations for change
  • Ability to detect and resolve problems
  • Strong attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • Good standard of secondary education
  • Willingness to work towards professional qualification in Data Analysis

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship.Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Benefits: [The standard benefits when you join Saga include:]
  • Option to purchase a further 5 days annual leave per year
  • Free private medical insurance after 1 years' service
  • Pension
  • AXA Be Supported
  • Apples Nursery (Folkestone only and on a waiting list basis)
  • Free fruit
  • Give as you earn
  • Free eyetests
  • Honeymoon benefit
  • Sharebuy
  • Salary finance
  • Discounts on Saga holidays and insurance products
  • A range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies
  • Long service awards

Important Information:

QA's apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

o be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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