Data Intelligence Analyst

Department: Digital
Salary details: Circa £42,000 negotiable + excellent benefits package
Published date: 21-May-2023
Data Intelligence Analyst | Circa £42,000 negotiable + excellent benefits package | Permanent | Thatcham

Are you passionate about Business Intelligence and love delivering E2E customer value whilst expanding your technical skills? Are you a keen data storyteller? If so, this may be the perfect role for you.

Our Data and Analytics function is growing, and we have created Data Intelligence Analyst role to support delivery of the Management Information (MI) and Business Intelligence (BI) products to our business and customers. We’d like you to help us implement best practice and centre of excellence for all our MI & BI activity.

You’ll be performing activities and utilising analytical tools to discover trends and insights from data to improve business processes and to recognize insights within the automotive and motor insurance marketplace. Your North Star will be customer focus and value driven delivery of quality data products.

What will you be doing?

  • Capturing all user and business requests in the Enterprise Data backlog, ensuring they are acknowledged and responded to within internal SLAs
  • Translating business requirements into repeatable insight for the wider business and external customers
  • Collaborating with different business units and stakeholders to understand their analytical needs, identify critical metrics/ KPIs and deliver actionable insights to relevant decision-makers.
  • Implementing BI tools and delivery of best practises within the Enterprise Data Team.
  • Building strong relationships and collaborating cross-functionally to transfer knowledge that supports the development of other departments’ research and processes.
  • Plan, develop and update the complex modelling and analysis activities.
  • Maintaining functional documents using agreed methodologies. 
  • Defining outcomes and measure as the basis for Agile iteration
  • Supporting testing activities, including User Acceptance Testing, of solutions  
Essential skills & experience that will make you comfortable in our team:
  • At least 2 years’ experience delivering BI & MI solutions within a Data team, including dashboards and reports.
  • Understanding queries and data visualisations for ad hoc, recurring, troubleshooting requests and projects.
  • Ability to elicit requirements from business stakeholders and translate them into actionable data solutions and delivering products focused on customer value.
  • Practical experience following BI & MI best practices to ensure high quality outputs and efficiency.
  • Identify, acquire, and use appropriate data sets to develop practical solutions and support decision making.
  • Extract, integrate, and manipulate critical data to build data pipelines, automate reports and dashboards to communicate your results, and leverage self-service tools for internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop, document, and manage solutions for new and existing key metrics, reports, analyses, and dashboards to support business requirements.
Additional skills we’d welcome in our team:
  • Data visualization and Business Intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau, MS PowerBI, MicroStrategy)
  • Data Management experience including Data Modelling (3NF, Data Vault)
  • Data Quality Management
  • Understanding of ETL process and data warehousing concepts
  • Experience with agile data delivery

About you

You're an experienced Data Analyst with a passion for visual communication and data storytelling, with a desire to learn, build and expand your skillset. You enjoy using statistical / mathematical methodologies to answer key questions with a focus on driving the business performance, investigating and communicating areas for improvement, efficiency and productivity.

With extensive practical experience and a strong analytical mind-set, you’ll feel comfortable handling complex, high-volume, high dimensional data and enjoy maintaining an advanced knowledge of trends affecting the industry. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits

Salary - Circa £42,000 negotiable, dependent on skills & experience.

  • 10% non-contributory pension
  • 29 days holiday (inclusive of Christmas shutdown) + public holidays
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes (cycle to work & tech scheme)
  • Access to online wellbeing services
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan (cash back on eligible medical treatments)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Sports & Social club
  • Payroll charitable giving

When we work

Our standard working hours are 8:30 - 16:30 Monday - Thursday, 8:30 - 15:45 Fridays (talk to us about flexible working if this doesn’t quite suit you!)

How we work

Our blended working approach means you’ll spend time working from our head office in Thatcham and from home should you wish to. Our Data team typically work in the office 2 days a week.

What we do

At the cutting edge of automotive research in the UK, Thatcham Research has a unique role in shaping the design of new vehicles and influencing ever higher standards of safety, security and repair.

With an on-site Crash Laboratory, Repair Technology Centre, Training Academy and Crime Lab, our research expertise is driving some of the very latest automotive developments in technology, materials and standards in this fast moving and highly technical industry. Our active safety track site is one of the leading accredited Euro NCAP testing facilities, trialling and assessing the very latest developments in vehicle safety and assistance technologies. 

Our Values

As an organisation that believes a strong set of Values are key to our organisational success and a sense of belonging for all colleagues, we ask that you understand, represent and apply our Values of Fearless, Inquisitive, Resourceful, Supportive and Trusted and demonstrate these Values throughout the recruitment process.

We are proud members of the Automotive 30% Club, a voluntary network of CEOs with a shared objective of achieving a better gender balance within the automotive industry.

Thatcham Research is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We are committed to ensuring we have a fair and inclusive recruitment process. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made at any point during your recruitment journey.

All applicants must have Right to Work in the UK.


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