Data Analyst

Location
Stockport
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
10 Jan 2017
Closes
07 Feb 2017
Ref
00063157
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Data Analyst - Head Office (Stockport)
Salary - up to £25,000pa

This company is a name that is renowned amongst retailers and caterers throughout the North, as the region's foremost independent Cash and Carry and proud owner of one of the country's fastest growing symbol groups.

They have a very ambitious long term strategy and are keen to bring on board exceptional individuals to join their very exciting company - they are employee owned which means we do things a little bit differently.

They have a unique opening for a newly created role of Data Analyst who will be crucial in providing efficient and high quality information and business insight to both their Supplier Partners and internal Company departments.

As a Data Analyst you will report into the IT Manager and form key working relationships across both the Trading and Management Teams. You will also build strong working relationships with their Supplier Partners. You will confidently manipulate large volumes of data and be able to present these in easy to read, impactful and consistent formats to fulfil the requirements both for internal use and external requests. You will do this by:

- Using statistical techniques to collate, interpret and analyse data
- Develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimise statistical efficiency and data quality
- Acquire data from primary and secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
- Identify, analyse and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets

To make an impact and be successful in this role, you will have:
- Some experience as a data analyst
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
- Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing large datasets (Excel etc)
- Experience of query writing, report writing and presenting findings
- Good knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects/Crystal), databases (MS SQL Server), programming (XML, JavaScript, VB/VBA/VBS)
- Ideally, a qualification, A Level or Higher, in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics

In addition, you will be expected to be self-motivated and driven and have excellent communication skills. If you possess the above experience and skills and want be part of something new which will truly make a difference to the Company then please apply.

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