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Data Analyst Apprentice (Transport team)

Employer
QA Ltd
Location
DE24 8UX, Derby
Salary
£21,000 per annum.
Closing date
15 Oct 2021

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Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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Employer description:

Wincanton is a leading supply chain partner for British business. A trusted partner to many of the UK’s most recognisable brands and influential public bodies. Our vision is to deliver long-term sustainable supply chain solutions and make a positive impact on all of our stakeholders and become the best performing and most trusted supply chain partner.

Benefits include full uniform, safety equipment, access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work! 

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment. 

Main responsibilities:

  • To develop a detailed understanding of Wincanton’s digital transport systems and the correct application of processes within them
  • To develop a working understanding of transport operations in the 3rd partly logistic environment
  • To become proficient in the process and application of Wincanton’s digital transport suite of systems
  • To plan transport operations efficiently and according to the digital processes
  • To act as champions of the digital transport process, maintaining process and supporting others to adopt and align to the digital process
  • To ensure Wincanton transport planning is driven by the lowest cost solution that aligns to the agreed service level agreements for Wincanton clients
  • To ensure data in the system is maintained in an accurate and timely manner, resolving issues and problems to ensure accuracy at all times
  • To ensure required actions within the system are enacted in a timely manner driven by systemic reporting following procedures

Desirable skills: 

  • Analytical thinker – process driven
  • Strong mathematical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills, confident to discuss and explain relatively complex topics in the work environment
  • Business Acumen, interest in business and financial matters
  • Leadership skills (proto)
  • Competitive desire to succeed in a challenging and demanding environment
  • Prepared to challenge the status quo through production and critical analysis of data
  • Experience of logistics and supply chain business and the operational requirements not essential
  • Demonstrate an awareness for the SHE agenda through fuel efficiency, optimal fleet utilisation, driver behaviour and safety improvement measures
  • Succeeds in building effective relationships internally and externally, with the ability to challenge and/or influence others
  • Demonstrates an aptitude in how to use IT / technology to drive performance
  • Focused, tenacious, diligent and motivated by achievement.
  • Strong numerical reasoning and analytical capability
  • Presentation of data and the ability to present and communicate technical or complex data in simple language

Personal qualities: 

  • Demonstrates an aptitude in how to use IT / technology to drive performance
  • Focused, tenacious, diligent and motivated by achievement.
  • Strong numerical reasoning and analytical capability
  • Presentation of data and the ability to present and communicate technical or complex data in simple language

Entry requirements:

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above and
  • 2x A Levels (1 including Maths, Economics or ICT), or
  • An International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT, or
  • A Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject, or
  • A BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits, or
  • A minimum of 15 months of experience within the last 24 months or 18 months in the last 36 months in an IT role. Specific roles that are acceptable are:
  1. Data Administrator
  2. Business Analyst

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. Find out more here.

https://www.enic.org.uk/Qualifications/UKQRS/Default.aspx

Working week:

40 hours per week, Shifts between 7:00am - 6:00pm.

Future prospects: 

Salary rising to £26K per annum as a qualified and approved planner on a full-time basis.

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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