Pearson Data Insight Analyst (Graduate) Statistician in London, United Kingdom

Data Insight Analyst (Graduate) Statistician


Position Summary

The BI team supports reporting and data analytics for Pearson’s UK business. The team plays a key role in delivering a wide range of analytical support including operational data commercial analysis and reporting and learner data analytics. All the BI team engage in data extraction and the servicing of day to day data needs across the business. In addition the team supports and builds dashboards off our own data cube to deliver high quality and robust analysis. The range of analytics is considerable including commercial and market data, operational data and learner data. Hence the role provides an unrivalled opportunity to develop a broad based experience.

Pearson UK is an increasingly data driven company and the team has helped shift the business to a new standard of analysis and reporting. This means that all members of the team have to be proactive and motivated to unpack complex problems or requirements to deliver outstanding analysis.

This role will involve an exciting opportunities to help develop the research capability of the team investigating a wide variety of questions including the progression of students, the impact and efficacy of Pearson products and customer behaviour.

Key Role-Specific Deliverables:

  • Support business units including Schools, FE, PQS and HE for their data and reporting requirements

  • Respond to data queries from business units with accurate and reliable data

  • To develop a detailed understanding of Pearson customers and products to inform any data analytics

  • To provide insight and analysis as required by senior numbers of the team or other stakeholders

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders to understand their data requirements and translate these into viable reports

  • To learn appropriate software skills, including SSRS and MDX, to build dashboards and reporting environments

  • To gather requirements from stakeholders and turn these into wireframes and reporting tools as required under the direction of senior team members

  • Work with colleagues across the business to standardise data attributes and establish consistency across data sources

  • Produce regular data reports and dashboards to inform decision making

  • Work with external researches on specific research projects

  • Develop expertise in analysis and reporting of learner progression and outcomes

Key Customers & Stakeholders:

  • Finance team across Business units and Core

  • Senior management across the business as key customers

  • BI team

  • Data Warehouse IT team

Previous Work Experience

Essentia l:

  • Data analytics experience preferable

Desirable :

  • Experience in the education or related sector

Systems, Tools & IT Literacy

Essential :

  • Microsoft Excel and ability to use statistical packages such as R

Desirable :

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project and Visio.


Education, Qualifications & Training

Essential :

  • Degree level qualification in a numerate or structured subject with a statistical component

Desirable :

  • First degree or higher in statistics


Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH

Job: Strategy

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Job Posting: Apr 6, 2017