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10 months ago
Blue Octopus
Salary: Circa £35,000
Location: Warwickshire
Job type: Permanent
Employment Type: All
Contact: Blue Octopus
Category: Research and Analytics Jobs

Senior Data Analyst (Insight, SQL) BLUD77259

Salary & benefits: Circa £35,000 per annum, depending on level of experience

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire


About the role


We’re looking for an experienced data analyst to join us as a senior member of the Fundraising Insight Team. You will be joining us at a very exciting time, as we launch our new brand this April and embark on ambitious plans for fundraising growth. You will lead on the production of campaign data selections, income and campaign reporting and detailed analysis work.


Working closely with and mentoring the Data Analyst in the team you will work with fundraising colleagues to ensure that all data selections for marketing campaigns are timely and accurate and include a focus on testing, learning and the generation of actionable insight.


You will maintain and develop a suite of automated income, campaign and KPI dashboards / reports, ensuring that marketing colleagues have access to reliable management information as and when they need it. This will involve maintaining a complex SQL-based data warehouse.


You will work closely with the Insight Manager to drive forward our reporting, analysis and forecasting capabilities, so that we can accurately assess the performance of our marketing campaigns and enable future funding decisions to be data-driven and informed by a robust evidence base. Using data skills in SQL, data analysis packages such as SPSS and statistical techniques such as CHAID and logistic regression, you will lead on a range of projects that will provide valuable and actionable Insight for colleagues across the Marketing Directorate. 


About you


You’ll bring a wealth of data analysis skills with you and will have a thirst for gaining knowledge and learning new skills. You’ll have the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels and be skilled at communicating complex information to colleagues in non-technical roles. You’ll be a champion for change and development, always looking for ways we can improve, and you’ll be confident in questioning and challenging perceptions.


Why join us?


The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work. Our brand new open plan offices are located in the centre of Rugby and near to Rugby train station but we also offer free parking.


In addition, we offer the following benefits:


·         Flexible working/hours – full time roles are contracted at 35 hours per week.

·         The opportunity to work remotely (dependent on role).

·         25 days holiday and Christmas Eve, in addition to public holidays.

·         A pension scheme that new employees can join from day one of employment - employer contributes 10% of salary and the employee contributes 5%.

·         Life assurance (3 x annual salary).

·         Bike to Work scheme.


About us

Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage.


We are a registered charity, improving harvests through planet-friendly farming innovations. Transforming lives through affordable, renewable energy. Reducing vulnerability created by climate change or disaster. Demonstrating sustainable ways to improve clean water access and sanitation. Unlocking economic opportunities that allow whole communities to thrive.


These are just a few of the ways we help people unleash their potential and protect our world for future generations.


Additional information


We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as disability, race, age, religion, gender, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.


Practical Action are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.


Please note that should we recruit a suitable candidate before the closing date, we will close applications earlier than the specified date.


The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in the UK.


This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.


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