Business Analyst

Business Analyst / Operations Performance Analyst (mainly work from home / wfh / remote) – Process & Implementation – a challenging, rewarding vacancy for an experienced Analyst, reporting to the Operations Performance Manager. Working within a cross functional team in the Operations department, the Operations Performance Analyst is a key strategic role aimed at delivering an improved level of performance across the business.

 

The individual must excel at managing and manipulating data and will use this to drive execution through, maintenance of business systems, improvement initiatives, projects and business reporting.

 

The role would suit a flexible individual who is a proactive and natural problem solver, resourceful enough to find the answers without waiting for them to arrive and above all strives to challenge the norm.

 

Skills:

 

  • Highly adept with Excel and all Microsoft packages
  • Any Power BI, Maximo (or other AM or ERP system) highly beneficial
  • Strong Analytical skills.

o             Understanding patterns in data and the modelling of data that empowers end users to answer their own questions

o             Ability to derive and automate business KPI’s

  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to drive projects to completion
  • Knowledge of business processes
  • Knowledge of lean principles
  • Effective time management and the ability to work on multiple projects

 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

 

  • Proactive analysis of myriad data to identify trends, determine efficiency improvements and increase reliability.
  • Existing Power BI report maintenance & the creation of new Operational Power BI reports
  • Creation & maintenance of processes to ensure all critical tasks are documented and remain relevant
  • Expectation to work in Northampton HQ periodically (couple of times per month)
  • Requirement to travel periodically to UK sites in order to fully understand the business

 

Desired Characteristics:

 

  • Degree / HND qualified (or equivalent experience) in a relevant field.
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Display confidence in a fast-paced work environment
  • Display energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change
  • Ability to design the solution and engage with others who can help.
  • Ability to propose smart ideas to offer ‘options’
BI & Data Analytics Consultant – Remote

BI & Data Analytics Consultant (100% Remote): Competitive Salary | Full Time, Permanent | Location: Remote / UK Wide – Our Client are looking for a BI & Data Analytics consultant with hands on Microsoft Business Intelligence / MS BI data warehouse or data lake development experience, and exposure to data visualisation tools such as Tableau, Power BI, Qlik or Oracle Analytics Server / Cloud. Experience working in at least one of Azure / AWS / GCP platforms to supplement prior on-premise data analytics experience would be highly advantageous.

BI & Data Analytics consultant (Remote) you will assist in the design and development of clients’ data analytics projects. You will be working with market leading technologies and required to shape the technology into a best fit solution for clients. Client liaison is a key part of the role and therefore excellent client facing skills will be required.

BI & Data Analytics Consultant: You will also naturally have a passion for business intelligence and data analytics, keeping up to date with the latest technologies and methodologies, whilst inspiring others in the team to continually improve.

BI & Data Analytics Consultant (Remote) – Experience & Skills required:

• 3+ years’ prior experience in data analytics and reporting projects
• ETL and data pipeline design experience, technology agnostic.
• Demonstrable data modelling capabilities for data analytics.
• Understanding of data lake principles.
• Experience working with Microsoft BI.
• SQL skills.
• Appreciation of Kimball or Inmon methodologies.
• Exposure to big data and data science methodologies
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Familiarity with data modelling tools such as Erwin or ER-Studio.
• Experience working in an agile consulting team and using tools such as Jira / Azure DevOps.

Test Automation Consultant

Test Automation Consultant (100% Remote to suit): Competitive Salary | Full Time, Permanent | Location: Remote / UK Wide – Our Client (a fast-growing analytics & testing consultancy) ) are looking for an experienced Test Automation consultant with hands on experience of various automation tools such as Selenium, Katalon, Appium, Alteryx, LoadRunner, SoapUI and Postman. Experience working in at least one of AWS, Azure or Google cloud platforms would be highly advantageous.

As a Test Automation consultant, you will be involved in the design and development of both their internal and client test automation frameworks. You will be working with market leading technologies and will be given continuous training on new tools and techniques. Liaising with their clients and working collaboratively is a key part of the role and therefore good client facing skills will be required.

The role will involve mentoring junior consultants and therefore, prior mentoring experience would be advantageous.

You will also be involved in testing their business intelligence and data analytics solutions so knowledge of associated technologies will be beneficial.

Experience and skills

Ideally they are looking for someone with experience in the areas detailed below. Don’t worry if you can’t tick every box, attitude and willingness to learn are equally important;

· 3+ years prior experience designing and writing test automation frameworks.
· Proven experience analysing new and existing systems to identify scope and write acceptance criteria and test scenarios using Gherkin syntax.
· Experience of automating end to end frameworks, load & performance testing, Web API Integration, Security Testing and other non-functional areas.
· Previous experience of automating CICD pipelines.
· Knowledge and understanding of development best practice and design in an Agile delivery environment.
· Experience working with Microsoft SQL or other relational database platforms.
· Knowledge of C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP or similar
· Good communication and presentation skills.
· Experience working in an agile consulting team and using tools such as Jira / Azure DevOps.

Why work for them?

You spend a lot of time working, it should be enjoyable not a chore. They will ensure that from a work perspective you’re kept interested and challenged daily, as well as investing in your development and ensuring they help you reach your career goals. They believe all their consultants should have a voice, with open communication encouraged to help ensure they are continuously improving. It goes without saying, they offer a great benefits package as well, including;

• Competitive Salary.
• Discretionary Annual Bonus.
• Enhanced Holiday Allowance.
• Flexible Working.
• Enhanced Pension Scheme.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Bespoke Monthly Recognition Package.

(Junior) UX Researcher

UX Researcher (remote / work from home (wfh) / hybrid model to suit most candidate circumstances). Our Ecommerce client are experiencing a huge surge in demand and are undergoing one of their biggest periods of growth to date.

UX Researcher: Working as part of a multi-skilled team made up of designers, developers, product owners, researchers and analyst; the role of UX Researcher will be to make a strategic focus on improving user experience and will be pivotal in delivering changes to the wider business. You will be applying your knowledge to optimising the mobile app and other web applications, ensuring a smooth booking journey and the best browsing experience possible, to maximise conversion of browsing sessions to bookings/enquiries. As a UX Researcher, you will work conducting user research and analysing user behaviour, in order to improve existing site features and create new ones through A/B testing.

UX Researcher: Essential to have:

– UX Research experience.
– Experience with e-commerce websites.
– Experience with both qualitative and quantitative methods.
– Commercially focused approach.

UX Researcher: Desirable Experience:

– Experience working on high traffic websites.
– Experience in A/B testing.
– Stakeholder and people management

UX Researcher: A hybrid working model is available with this position with a mix of remote and office working offered pending discussion at interview.

Lead & Senior UX Designer(s)

Senior UX Designer – remote / work from home (wfh) / hybrid model to suit most candidate circumstances). Our Ecommerce client are experiencing a huge surge in demand and are undergoing one of their biggest periods of growth to date.

Our Client’s expanding Web team are looking for a Lead / Senior UX Designer to join a multi-skilled team of designers, developers and analysts. The Web team are responsible for a website across multiple channels – optimising them to ensure a smooth booking journey and the best browsing experience possible in order to maximise conversion rates and ultimately help the business to grow.

This role will at an exciting time as the business makes a strategic focus on improving the customer web experience. The team will be pivotal in delivering these changes to fulfil the goal of the programme.

About You:

You will have proven experience of successfully designing aesthetically-appealing e-commerce sites in a commercial environment and have a strong understanding of interaction design. You will have significant experience using design and prototyping tools such as Moqups, Sketch, Framer etc.

You will have a commercial approach to design, and be able to demonstrate the tangible benefit of any design changes made. You will be comfortable working with Agile methodologies in a collaborative team environment.

The Senior UX designer will apply their design skills to create aesthetically pleasing, user-friendly web design – conceiving and implementing ideas as part of a fast-moving programme of change designed to increase conversion – on both project work and regular, incremental updates to the website design.

In addition, the role will mentor and coach other Designers and take the lead in building relationships with the rest of the business to clarify the brand and aesthetic requirements for design, as well as understanding technical impediments in order to deliver the design changes.

Experience of working on large-scale e-commerce sites and using A/B testing methodologies would be very welcome, but aren’t essential. Experience of mentoring or managing a small team would be beneficial.

Data Analyst

Data Analyst (SQL / Excel / Tableau) – remote / work from home (wfh) / hybrid model to suit most candidate circumstances). Our Ecommerce client are experiencing a huge surge in demand and are undergoing one of their biggest periods of growth to date.

 

As their newest Data Analyst, you will be crucial in creating and delivering bespoke analysis and reports in line with requirements and briefs provided by the Commercial Finance team, understanding business objectives and challenges and identifying opportunities to use data to address them.

As their newest Data Analyst, you will hold the following key skills:

Essential Experience (SQL / Excel / Tableau) – remote / work from home (wfh) / hybrid model to suit most candidate circumstances):

  • A related University degree and/or similar relevant qualification
  • Passionate about analytics
  • Ability to manipulate data using SQL
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Detail-oriented
  • Enthusiastic with a “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Nice to have (SQL / Excel / Tableau) – remote / work from home (wfh) / hybrid model to suit most candidate circumstances):

  • Experience of working with Tableau
  • Comfortable working with large data sets
  • Understanding of financial terms, financial information and previous exposure to finance teams

Hybrid Working: Our client are proud to support hybrid-working across the business with a mixture or remote and office working options available to be discussed at interview

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