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Senior Data Analyst

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Recruiter: Cambridge University Press & Assessment
Listed on: 28th April
Location: Cambridge University Press & Assessment
Salary/Rate: £26,700 - £34,700
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

Do you have a passion for product data, do you enjoy using SQL and extracting data from SAP, do you take job satisfaction from creating data dashboards, would you like to have the flexibility with hybrid working?  If the answer is ‘Yes', then come and join our data services team at Cambridge!

As a Senior Data Quality Analyst, you will provide information on the state of our product data to all stakeholders, by way of collating and supplying with root cause analysis against a backdrop of data quality metrics.

About the Role

In this role you will get great support and training, but you will have a good deal of autonomy to manage your own workload.  Equally important as your ability to work with data will be your understanding of business issues and working with stakeholders to provide clarity and enhance processes.  You will:

  • Ensure data issues are handled pro-actively not reactively
  • Develop processes to track and monitor data quality issues to ensure validity, in a timely manner. Develop data dashboard reporting
  • Develop solutions to identified data issues, work on root cause analysis, process improvement where needed, working with stakeholders where needed to set suitable timelines and plans for remediation
  • Identify and support the deployment of automated data quality solutions, including those to identify issues to track, record, document of issues
  • Extract and disseminate data and explain to stakeholders in an understandable fashion

About you

You will understand the Cambridge mission, values, behaviours and strategy and can role model this within the parameters of your work.

You will have relevant (technical) education or experience at academic level in Information Technology (databases, SQL, data structures, XML), combined with a sound knowledge of basic data governance policies and principles.

Excellent attention to detail is required with a high level of accuracy and an ability to manage a varied programme of concurrent activities.

You will be a change catalyst able to influence stakeholders and be an advocate for change.

You will need experience of data quality issues and remediation and evidence of using analytical and conceptual level of critical thinking.

We will review and interview candidates throughout the duration of the advertising period, with the final date to submit applications being 27th May 2022.

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.

Contact Name: Cambridge University Press & Assessment
Reference: TJ/4353/B4351
Job ID: 3082000



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