Principal Data Analyst - Permanent

Comic Relief

  • Team: Technology
  • Grade: Senior Manager / Manager
  • Salary: £56,940 - £62,000
  • Location: London and Currently Remote
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 17th Jan 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.54 (5653)

Job Description

The Principal Data Analyst is a new role which leads a team of data anlaysts and works closely with data engineers and stakeholders in the use of data modelling and visualisation to deliver insight-driven decision making.  They also play a leading role in the work to transform the organisation into a data- and insight-driven charity. 

The successful candidate will also play a leading role in the existing project to deliver improved data and analytics maturity for Comic Relief.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Head of Data & Analytics, consultants and internal stakeholders to define and deliver analytics aspects of the data & analytics maturity project; supervise the work of other analysts and work with data engineers to ensure delivery of the systems, products and processes required for the success of the project.

  • Build and lead a motivated, highly effective team of data analysts to deliver best-in-class reporting and analytics capability for Comic Relief

  • Lead the data analysts in partnering with business stakeholders to deliver reporting and analytics to meet existing operational needs, resolving issues and  implementing / improving the relevant systems and processes where necessary

  • Assist Head of Data & Analytics in Identification, definition, and implemention of the processes, standards and governance required to allow Data Analysts - and all users - to use data in an efficient and consistent way.

  • Play a leading role indefining and delivering the data and insight strategy for Comic Relief

  • Lead and manage data / analytics projects in collaboration with colleagues in Technology and the wider business using agile, test-and-learn-based approaches.

  • Build strong relationships with all data stakeholders, collaborating with them to define and implement the data strategy and initiatives to support organisational objectives.

 ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Extensive experience in the use of data modelling and visualisation to deliver insight-driven decision making in a challenging business environment, ideally in the not for profit sector

  • Strong technical understanding, skilled in the use of databases / data structures, reporting, analytics and marketing tools; able to communicate effectively with Engineers, Analysts and business stakeholders..

  • Ability to identify opportunity / innovation spaces and develop prototypes and proof-of-concepts to validate and progress new products.

  • Detailed knowledge of the contemporary data and analytics landscape and how to apply new / emerging approaches to raise awareness, engagement and income, build successful relationships and maximise the impact of our investments

  • Able to engage and motivate a team to deliver a best-in-class data function, using rapid delivery, test-and-learn approaches

  • Curious and creative thinker – to create a learning organisation committed to continuous improvement and always striving to do things better.

  • Strong SQL and Analytics (ideally Google Analytics) skills. excellent data visualisation skills using a Business Intelligence (BI) platform, ideally Tableau and/or PowerBI

We recognise diversity and inclusion are a source of strength in achieving our mission. We therefore welcome everyone, trusting what makes us different brings creativity, styles and experiences to help us collectively do our best work. That’s regardless of your gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and cultural identity. We especially welcome those from under-represented groups in modern grant-making and fundraising. We are on a journey, but if you join our team you will be part of a community that is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where we want you to:

  • Be valued for being yourself

  • Do your best work, and be supported to break down barriers so you can succeed

  • Be heard, respected, and treated as an equal, whatever your level, experience or background

  • Be part of a team that is committed to making this happen – with our colleagues, partners, and contributors.

Comic Relief is committed to preventing and protecting all people from harm in their interactions with us. We expect all those that act in our name to uphold our approach to doing no harm.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 17th Jan 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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