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Business Data Analyst

Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom, £ £ 40000.00-45000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Business Data Analyst
Full time
Salary £40 to £45k DOE
Location: Basildon

The client is the first UK freight forwarder to offer a smart logistics providing real-time tracking and collaboration, automatic updates and powerful reporting to container and carton level.

It improves productivity, lowers inventory costs as well as provides the resilience to handle unexpected events and ensures cargoes are delivered on time.

The Role

We are currently looking for a business focused Data Analyst to join our company in Basildon, Essex. This is a new role, offering a competitive salary and an autonomous working environment, and gives the successful applicant the opportunity to make a difference in a well-established medium sized business.

You will be the \'Go to\' person for computer software issues.

Understanding of I.T. infrastructure would be helpful but is not envisaged to be a key part of the job as it is currently outsourced. The ability to analyse and improve business processes is more important.

Key Tasks:

* Conduct full lifecycle activities to include requirements analysis and design, develop analysis and reporting capabilities, and continuously monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements.

* Develop metrics and create ad-hoc reporting as needed.

* Assist users with acceptance and adoption of implemented solutions.

* Assist with SQL queries to troubleshoot business issues and developing statistical models/methods to address them.

* Strong analytical and project management skills are requiredIncluding a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into operational requirements.

* Create Business Intelligence reports and provide expertise on data visualisation tools, reporting and business information data cubes.

* Work with clients to set up BI platforms

* Write SQL queries and optimise databases

* Set up reports and configure dashboards

* Analyse data to identify errors and inconsistencies

The Person

* Strong analytical and project management skills are required

* Ability to quickly understand clients and respond to queries in a professional manner

* Excellent hands-on SQL Server experience.

* SQL Reporting skills.

* Advanced Excel skills.

* Familiar with Data Migration and implementation.

* Proven Experience of business process mapping.

* Data cleansing

* Experience with data management.

* Able to communicate effectively with staff who are not computer literate or I.T. minded in straightforward language

* Experience of acceptance and adoption of implemented systems

* Project management ability; experienced in juggling multiple priorities and meeting deadlines

* Self-motivated; able to work independently and across departments


* Exposure to or experience of business intelligence.

* Relevant degree or equivalent related to Data Analytics and reporting.

* A minimum of 2 years of experience working in complex data analytics in a similar role.

* Experience in the food industry or even milling would be an advantage.

Additional Benefits:

* Holiday

* Workplace Pension

Please contact Jason Pocock if this role is of interest you

Job Details

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Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
£ £ 40000.00-45000.00 Annual Annual