Data Analyst/Researcher

15000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
29 Jun 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Purpose of Post

The Data Analyst/Researcher will be responsible for researching and analysing global news data to identify events that meet a certain criteria required for reporting. You will be required to summarise and report on events and load data into an online platform. You will also be required to research sources of data and act as the authoritative voice for clients and colleagues, providing support and knowledge on the data studied and research conducted.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research, analyse and interpret data using a methodological approach and provide summary reports on findings;

  • Pro-actively monitor relevant data sources and input data into relevant system;

  • Research and analyse data sources to seek efficient ways to collect global event data such as API's and daily feeds etc;

  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases, data systems;

  • To convert research findings into strategic outcomes / prepare written reports, web briefings and other documentation as required.

  • Liaise with external data service providers and review options for the automated data feeds.

General Responsibilities

In addition to the key role responsibilities outlined above, all staff are required to undertake the following responsibilities in adherence with company policies:-

  • In addition to the key role responsibilities outlined above, all staff are required to undertake the following responsibilities in adherence with company policies:-

  • Be an ambassador for the company at all times;

  • Maintain a high quality of communications internally and externally;

  • Carry out any reasonable job related task requested;

  • Implement and act in accordance with companies information security policies;

  • Protect assets from unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference;

  • Execute responsibilities in line with security processes or policies;

  • Report security events or potential events or other security risks to the organisation;

  • Adherence at all times to confidentiality clauses set out in employment contract particularly with regards to the handling of sensitive data and information;

  • Attend training courses provided by the company and maintain awareness and adherence to company policies and processes;

  • Adhere to all company policies included within the Employee Handbook in particular the Code of Business Ethics, the Equality and Diversity Policy, the Health & Safety Policy, Internet and Email Policy and other asset related policies.

Essentials Skills and Experience

  • Education and Qualifications

    • Relevant degree in Data Analysis, Research, Statistics etc

    • A level in English and Maths is required

  • Knowledge/Experience

    • Knowledge of and experience of researching global data sets

    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

    • Report writing

Key Competencies

    • Persuades, influences and listens to others, using reason and co-operation to reach agreement.

    • Communicates and receives ideas, views and information to achieve understanding.

    • Gathers information from a range of sources. Analyses information to identify problems and issues and makes effective decisions.

    • Supports team members and builds relationships to achieve common goals.

    • Plans and supervises activities and resources to maximise performance.

    • Takes ownership of personal development and encourages & supports the development of others.

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