Data Analyst

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Data Analyst

Excellent salary and benefits package. Full-time, 37 Hours per week.
Permanent role based in Taunton, Somerset, close to J25 of the M5. Closing date: 13 July 2022

The role

We are currently seeking an experienced Data Analyst to enhance our Risk & Data Analytics team. We are looking for someone who can help us take our Business Intelligence function to the next level. 

Following recent investment in our data infrastructure this is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the future of Business Intelligence at WPA. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of creating and developing complex data solutions using a variety of data analysis tools. You’ll be part of a small, high calibre team delivering a range of BI solutions throughout the business. 

The ideal candidate will take ownership of delivering your projects and be comfortable engaging with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels. Experience working in insurance would be beneficial but not essential.

What can you bring to WPA?

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Proficiency with Python, Power BI and MS Office;
  • Experience with SQL and SSRS;
  • The ability to grasp new concepts and learn new technology quickly;
  • Advanced problem solving and decision-making skills;
  • Strong critical thinking abilities,
    Excellent attention to detail;
  • The ability to multitask and prioritise own workloads;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt to the target audience.

An excellent salary and benefits package is available for the right individual.

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting role, please contact the Personnel Services Team at WPA by emailing personnel.services@wpa.org.uk - all enquiries will be replied to.

A great career. A great place to work.

Your long-term commitment, passion and desire to always be the best you can, will be rewarded. We will help you to develop the career you have been waiting for.

Benefits include

  • Competitive starting salary.
  • Flexible Holiday entitlement that increases with length of service and which can be bought and sold subject to certain maxima and minima.
  • Comprehensive induction programme.
  • A commitment towards your ongoing training to help you develop the career you want.
  • Gain recognised professional qualifications as appropriate.
  • Contributory pension.
  • Participation in WPA's annual companywide bonus incentive scheme, Partnership for Excellence.
  • Access to an Occupational Health Nurse, Employee Assistance Programme with face to face counselling and a free annual flu vaccination.
  • Two paid charity leave days per annum.
  • Free on-site parking in WPA's secure car park.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant.
  • Monthly awards to recognise employee achievements.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Free charging points for environmentally friendly vehicles.
  • Remote GP Services - access to a private GP 24/7, free to use for employees, partners and their dependants.
  • Employee Cash Plan, specifically designed for employees and child dependants - partners can be added.
  • Length of Service awards - financial awards for each five completed years of service.

How to apply

Before submitting your application, please ensure you have a clear understanding of the role and why you think you may be suitable. If you have any queries at all about the role, you are welcome to contact us to discuss these first.

Completing the application form is the first step of the recruitment process and it is your opportunity to demonstrate why you are the most suitable candidate for the job. It is your chance to make sure that with the right effort, your application stands out amongst others.

It is essential that any information provided is accurate, legible and comprehensive as thorough recruitment vetting procedures take place which will verify the content of your CV, including (but not limited to): examination dates and grades, previous employment checks including job titles and dates of employment, any gaps in employment and convictions/cautions/reprimands/final warnings. Some checks are undertaken as part of the recruitment process, but all job offers are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), fraud prevention and credit checks, references, proof of eligibility to work in the UK, residency and identity, proof of qualifications (where appropriate) and National Insurance number.

Please download and save the application form to your computer. You will then be able to complete the form electronically. Save and send your completed application form and covering information to personnel.services@wpa.org.uk

Any information that you supply to WPA will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For further details of our Information Security Policy please visit www.wpa.org.uk/privacy

Not found what you're looking for?

We are always interested in hearing from forward-thinking, dynamic individuals. If your skills and experience aren't suited to our current vacancies, please feel free to email your CV to us detailing the type of work you are searching for.