Apprentice Data Analyst

RM Plc
£13000/annum benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

RM pride themselves as being at the heart of Education. With over 40 years of supporting technology in education, our history is as inspiring as our future. We are currently recruiting for an apprentice to join our team of Data Analysts within RM Results. RM Results is the Assessment and Data services division of RM Education. Our Clients include the Department for Education, Cambridge Assessment and AQA. You will join a team that is passionate about making a difference to education and you will help to support educational policy through analysis of data and quality assurance.

As an apprentice, you'll have the challenges of our business plus the support of your colleagues. You will have a real job from day one of starting with RM, whilst continuing your learning with a training provider at a local training centre. Working in a team where you'll get a great insight into how the business works, you'll earn a salary whilst gaining practical work experience within your chosen discipline.

Key Responsibilities

* Liaise with the customer to ensure requirements are specified and agreed by maintaining a detailed understanding of the processes and business rules which are applied to data through the systems and services that RM Results provides to its customers.
* Undertake new and existing projects ensuring the delivery of data and interactive deliverables to time and schedule.
* Play a role in communicating delivery requirements to wider project team.
* Identify and ensure processes are in place to effectively quality assure data throughout the delivery process including the interactive outputs provided through business intelligence systems
* Promote data understanding across RM Results - particularly in the system test and development teams
* Identify processes and process improvements through which the different elements of data quality can be improved

Skills & Experience

* Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
* Good communication and interpersonal skills.
* High level of attention to detail.
* Ability to sense check figures based on an understanding of how data relates to the real world e.g. identifying, querying and investigating variations in measures from year to year to explain why they have occurred.
* Ability to prioritise efforts in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment.
* Ability to work under pressure to achieve timely deliverables whilst maintaining quality.


Working for RM you would be entitled to the following benefits:

* 25 Days Annual Leave (option to buy an extra 5 days)
* Performance Related Bonus Scheme
* Group Personal Pension
* Private Medical Healthcare
* Income Protection
* Life Assurance

The following voluntary benefits are also available:

* Childcare Vouchers
* Voluntary Dental Plan
* Voluntary Health Cash Plan
* Voluntary Critical Illness Cover
* Voluntary Health Assessments
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Give As You Earn (GAYE)
* Employee Referral Scheme