Business/Market Data Analyst Apprentice - 69893

Unit 4-5, Colemeadow Road, Redditch, B98 9PB
£16,000.00 - £18,000.00 annually
24 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Overall Team Objective:

To provide data that can be used by the company externally and internally by the management team and present to the client base and marketplace.

Relationships and Personal Activities:

Directly responsible to:

Commercial Director

Responsible for:

Providing performance, client and product data to the business in easy to interpret, suitable formats.

Relationships with:

FAUN Zoeller personnel in general, customers and suppliers including ECOTEC Group.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of this fast growing company and to undertake a Level 4 Data Analyst Apprenticeship.

This is a technical role, which is revolved around data analytics.

Duties include:
  • You will be using multiple data analysis tools (not just Excel)
  • To collect and compile data from different sources within the company including the SAP database
  • To Process, cleanse, analyse (including statistical analysis) and present data
  • Run ad-hoc and standard data analysis reports and performance dashboards
  • Perform data mining and forecasting
  • Processing large amounts of data on a regular basis

Objectives and Key Tasks you will be working towards:
  • Identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and external systems
  • Collect and compile data from different sources
  • Interpret and apply the organisations data and information security standards, policies and procedures to data management activities
  • Work with the organisations data architecture
  • Manipulate and link different data sets as required
  • Perform database queries across multiple tables to extract data for analysis
  • Perform routine statistical analysis and ad-hoc queries
  • Use a range an analytical techniques such as data mining, time series forecasting and modelling techniques to identify and predict trends and patterns in data
  • Assist with data quality checking and cleansing
  • Assist production of performance dashboards and reports
  • Apply the tools and techniques for data analysis, data visualisation and presentation
  • Assist with the production of a range of ad-hoc and standard data analysis reports
  • Summarise and present the results a data analysis to a range of stakeholders making recommendations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Desired experience: [able to use and understand]
  • The range of data protection and legal issues
  • Data life cycle
  • The different types of data, including open and public data, administrative data and research data
  • The difference between structured / unstructured data
  • The fundamentals of data structures, database system design, implementation and maintenance
  • The importance of the domain context for data analytics
  • The quality issues that can arise with data and how to avoid and/or resolve these
  • The importance of clearly defining customer requirements for data analysis
  • The processes and tools used for data integration
  • The steps involved in carrying out routine data analysis tasks
  • How to use and apply industry standard tools and methods for data analysis

Desired skills and qualities:
  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • Can use own initiative
  • A thorough and organised approach
  • Ability to work with a range of internal and external people
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations
  • Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment
  • Comfortable looking at detailed and complex information
  • As well as a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience/knowledge of SQL, Power Bi and Python advantageous

Personal qualities

  • A desire to learn and improve upon skill set
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Happy to work as part of a team
  • Willing to build and work upon relationships with customers and colleagues

Desired qualifications

  • Strong English and maths skills
  • A-Levels in ICT/Business/Computing
  • Or an Apprenticeship in a similar subject (this must be at least the level below the planned programme)
  • Or an International Baccalaureate at level 3 in ICT

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

Other requirements:
  • Valid passport
  • Willing to travel in UK and abroad

  • Busybees (retail, gym discounts etc)
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • 26 days holiday per annum (Jan-Dec)

Important Information:

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

To 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.

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