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Pearson Data and Research Analyst in Melbourne, Australia

Our purpose: at Pearson is to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. At the heart of this is a commitment to sustainable practices and meaningful, measurable outcomes.

Our company: We are the world’s leading learning company. Our ability to help people learn is built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees around the world in 70 countries in which we operate are dedicated to doing just that: creating the digital-first, accessible and sustainable learning resources that prepare tens of millions of people each year for a lifetime of learning.

Diversity: At Pearson we value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We seek to infuse diversity and inclusion in everything we do, while promoting a culture where differences are embraced as strengths; opportunities are equal and accessible; consideration and respect are the norm; and all team members are supported in reaching their full potential.  We foster a work environment where we reflect our customers and learners, and where our people can be themselves.

Flexible working: Pearson is committed to supporting a diverse and adaptable workforce through hybrid work practices and has adopted flexible remote and virtual working. Where possible our employees can choose to manage their attendance to the office more flexibly. Join our team and work remotely while still being engaged and part of a dynamic and supportive team.

Our team: We are Pearson Online Learning Services (POLS) Australia. We help higher education institutions build learner-centered, academically strong experiences that change lives and help programs grow. As part of the POLS Australia Research and Insights team, you will be responsible for leading and delivering a range of market research and data analysis projects as guided by POLS Australia's strategic imperatives. In particular, the role will provide modelling and insights about student preferences, behaviours, and choice drivers for higher education programs. The position is also responsible for conducting statistical analysis and modelling to predict market demand and dynamics for various higher education products. Finally, the role will be responsible for reporting and insights on Student Experience and business performance to help drive improvements.

What you will do:

  • Plan, lead, implement and report on market research and analytics projects

  • Apply mathematics, statistics, predictive modelling and other techniques (factor analysis, cluster analysis, multiple regression, choice modelling) to discover meaningful patterns and knowledge in recorded data

  • Support the Research & Insights team in developing data-based business cases for new higher education programs by analysing multiple datasets to uncover strategic insights

  • Work collaboratively with areas across the business to design, develop, deliver and maintain research which contribute to the understanding, measurement and optimisation of our operations

  • Lead the preparation of concise, insightful and specialised reports, for partnership stakeholders (both internal and external)

  • Conceptualise, recommend and implement new approaches to resolve business questions relating to the student experience, engagement, success and outcomes

To be successful in this role, you'll ideally have:

  • Essential: Postgraduate qualification or progress towards a post graduate degree in statistics, market research, marketing, business or similar with relevant experience in an analytical, market research, or institutional research role

  • Essential: Proven ability to synthesise large sets of data from multiple drivers and unrelated sources and experience in the development and application of analytical business tools

  • Essential: Experience in contributing to the formulation and leading the execution of primary market research

  • Essential: Experience in practical end to end (industry applied) research

  • Desirable: Proven ability to engage stakeholders in the utilisation of the resulting insights

  • Desirable: Experience in executing Conjoint Value Analysis Models and experience would be highly preferable

Based in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2 minute walk from Southern Cross Station.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce please click here The Power of Difference at https://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html 

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 1499

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