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Data Analyst Job Description

Job Overview

The Data Analyst will be responsible for providing accurate, timely and relevant data analysis for the organisation by working closely with internal teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for responding quickly to requests for data analysis and research
  • To work with colleagues within other departments to identify and resolve data related problems
  • To determine information requirements and delivery methods and then producing ad hoc and MI reports as necessary
  • Responsible for identifying viable alternative data analysis and reporting tools and taking charge of commissioning them
  • To ensure integrity of the data
  • To train other members of staff in the use of reporting tools
  • To develop programs that can be used for data analysis and presentation, including writing front end applications
  • To maintain existing reports and information delivery tools

Skills / Attributes Required

  • Business awareness and numerical ability
  • A wide knowledge and understanding of data collection methodologies, analysis, principles and techniques
  • Ability to recommend changes to drive business objectives
  • A logical approach to researching and analysing opportunities
  • Excellent report writing, analytical and project management skills, with a good attention to detail
  • Ability to present technical information in a variety of formats to clients

Alternative Job Titles

Business Intelligence Analyst | Data Scientist | Data Engineer | Quantitative Analyst | Data Analytics Consultant

Typical Salary Range

£30,000 to £40,000