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Data Analyst Apprentice

Apprentice Data Analyst

Job Description:
  • Ref: HRJDADA

  • Job Title: Apprentice Data Analyst

  • Hours: 35hrs Full time (20% off the job training)

  • Holidays: 24 days per year plus bank holidays 

  • Reports to: Managing Director

  • Location: Stafford ST16

About Us

Based in Stafford, we’re a boutique Cloud IT consultancy with big ambitions and a passion for people.

We specialise in Xero Accounting, Unleashed Warehousing and Inventory Management, Shopify eCommerce, customised software development and software integrations.

We thrive on solving technical complexities , often embracing challenges that other consultancies shy away from.

Supporting our national and international client base, we’re at the forefront of Cloud Software integrations.

Our team members' wellness and happiness is of paramount importance to us. We provide small but important perks starting with a relaxed and friendly working environment. We understand that some of the smallest perks can make a big difference so no expense is spared on our refreshments and snacks!

In addition, we also pay a non-contractual monthly wellbeing allowance to support mental and physical wellbeing.

Overall, we have the time and the passion to treat our people and clients as individuals.

1. Purpose of the Job:

To acquire academic qualifications and work based experience to become a competent data analyst with the ability to contribute to our team of professional analysts and consultants.

2. Main Activities and Tasks

Reporting into the Managing Director with mentoring from an experienced analyst, you will work on live client projects to administer and develop data in various formats and across multiple software platforms.

You will play an important role in handling and transforming data from various import formats, using cloud software to streamline operations, as well as using Microsoft Power BI for reporting and statistical analysis.

You will receive comprehensive on-the-job training and have the opportunity to work with experienced professionals to develop your skills and advance your career.

3. General Accountabilities and Responsibilities Apprenticeship

Combined with the role, you will undertake an 18 month Level 4 Data Analyst Apprenticeship consisting of contextualised learning with a mixture of online, classroom events and workplace activities. You are accountable for attending all tuition sessions pertaining to your apprenticeship as well as submitting all coursework or assignments on time and any exams or tests including any revision time.

At Work

Working closely with the projects team, you will play an active role on client facing projects which will include inserting data into cloud software, helping clients with any data issues, handling support queries on data issues; and other ongoing tasks and responsibilities.

The apprenticeship and work based training combination will provide you with detailed insights in Data Visualisation and Statistics, Data Modelling, Data Analysis, Data Architectures, Data Science and Data Analysis Tools and Concepts.

You’ll also be responsible for any other ongoing tasks and responsibilities, some of which are noted below.

  • Using Google Sheets, Excel, Tableau and PowerBI

  • Installing and managing databases

  • Familiarisation with SQL commands

  • Using Python to do simple statistical analysis

  • Problem solving and articulating resolutions

  • Developing knowledge of data cleansing and standardisation

  • Using charts and visualisations in all the above software and interpreting results

  • Documenting and disseminating data

  • Complying with the Data Protection Act

  • Using data analysis tools to perform statistical functions

  • Collect, organise and manage data from various businesses

  • Clean, transform, and prepare data for analysis

  • Use cloud software to streamline business operations

  • Use Microsoft Power BI for reporting and statistical analysis

  • Work closely with the team to improve processes and identify trends

  • Communicate effectively and deliver insights and recommendations to clients, team members and partners

  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development opportunities

  • Work on projects and consulting assignments for our clients as needed

About You

You will have a keen eye for detail and strong analytical problem solving skills. You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and develop relationships with colleagues, clients and software partners. And finally, you will have good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to remove jargon and blockers to articulate complex technical information into digestible forms.

Education, Training and Qualifications

No formal experience is required however the following skills would be advantageous: Experience of data management and manipulation, previous experience of any cloud software.


  • GCSEs at grade C or above (or 9-4 in the new GCSE grading structure) essential for Maths & English

  • Two A-Levels (One to include Maths, ICT or Economics) or Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject

  • BTEC Extended Diploma in I or International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in IT

As a Data Analyst Apprentice, you will be a valued member of our team, and will have the opportunity to make a real impact on our business and our clients' businesses. If you are passionate about data and technology, and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to advance your career, we encourage you to apply.

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