'R Progamming' Data Consultant

Job Title: 'R Progamming' Data Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 72576-ITENG-KSB_1538399573
Contact Name: Kelvin Ball
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2018 14:12

Job Description


As a senior member of the Data and Customer Insight team you will manage the delivery analytics projects. You will be responsible for designing the right solution, leading the delivery of that solution, engaging with senior stakeholders and providing technical guidance to members of your team. You will have a passion for discovering and developing insightful conclusions from the analysis of data and be adept at simplifying the complicated, and getting to the "so what" of the analysis. You will also have experience identifying opportunities for growing the business on the engagements that you lead.

Within the Data and Customer Insight team, you will be proactive and use your technical expertise to develop the junior members of the team and keep up-to-date on the latest tools and techniques in the world of insight and analytics including the development of new propositions.

Key Accountabilities

·Requirements gathering
·Develop solution hypotheses
·Data cleaning and manipulation
·Analysis & visualisation
·Develop and communicate scenarios and predictive models
·Report and proposal writing
·Client liaison and stakeholder management.
·Leadership and team management


·Educated to degree level (min 2:1), preferably MSc. in a numerate subject such as Maths, Statistics, Operational Research
·Seven-plus years' experience in consultancy or industry specific insight.
·Team leadership or managerial experience

Essential Skills

·Strong R programming skills
·Experience of analysing large datasets using a range of techniques
·Statistical modelling skills e.g. Multiple Regression, CHAID, k-means
·Proven writing skills and excellent presentation skills
·Strong influencing, engagement and communications skills

Useful Skills and Experience:

·SAS, SPSS or similar analytics package.
·Mapping software experience (Qgis, MapInfo)
·Data visualisation (Tableau, PowerBI)
·VB programming
·Business development