Pearson Data Analyst Apprentice in London, United Kingdom

Data Analyst Apprentice


Job title: Data Analyst Apprentice

Location: 80 Strand, London

Reference no: 1704862

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This is a data-oriented team which sits within Solution Delivery in TechnologyOperations. The objective of the team is to statistically model out resourcedemand across different Tech Ops teams, identify bottlenecks in workflow,reengineer business processes to improve efficiency and drive data-baseddecision making in operational planning.

Key accountabilities

  • identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and externalsystems

  • manipulate and link different data sets as required

  • interpret and apply the organisations data and information securitystandards, policies and procedures to data management activities

  • collect and compile data from different sources

  • perform database queries across multiple tables to extract data for analysis

  • perform routine statistical analyses and ad-hoc queries

  • use a range of analytical techniques such as data mining, time seriesforecasting and modelling techniques to identify and predict trends andpatterns in data

  • assist production of performance dashboards and reports

  • assist with data quality checking and cleansing

  • apply the tools and techniques for data analysis, data visualisation andpresentation

  • assist with the production of a range of ad-hoc and standard data analysisreports

  • summarise and present the results of data analysis to a range of stakeholdersmaking recommendations


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong Interest in mathematics and data science

  • Detailed orientated approach to tasks with focus on accuracy and ability to add insights

  • Good knowledge of excel is essential

  • Enthusiastic approach to problem solving

Person specification

The position would suit a highly motivated problem-solver who would like to pursue a career within a large international organisation. Typical roles that this apprenticeship could potentially develop into include analyst, data scientist or data modeller.

Data Analyst Apprenticeship standard – Level 4 (Higher)

During the Apprenticeship, the post holder will work towards gaining a Higher Level 4 Data Analyst qualification, through work based learning.

As part of the training for this apprenticeship you'll complete:

  • EMC: Data Science Associate qualification

  • Data Analysis Concepts Knowledge Module

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and mathematics

We offer a competitive salary for all our Apprenticeships.


  • The closing date for this role is 01/05/17**


Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: General Business Operations

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Apprenticeship

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 10, 2017