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LEAD DATA ANALYST (TABLEAU)

Sales: Intelligence and Analytics | London, United Kingdom | Full Time

Job Description

About the role

 The Lead Data Analyst will lead the development and application of data modelling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions for IDP Connect and IDP Connect’s clients. The Lead Data Analyst will support on key company-wide research projects that align with our vision to empower students to access Higher Education through the world’s most trusted global platform and connected community. 

You’ll oversee an analyst and work alongside a team of analysts to ensure successful development and delivery of the IDP Connect IQ data analytics product line including IQ On Demand and Consultancy, provide valued insights and support new business opportunities.  

You’ll be based in our UK head office in London, UK and reporting to our Head of Intelligence & Analytics. 

Key Deliverables 

  • Understand business needs and objectives 
  • Lead the development and application of data modelling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions for IDP Connect and its clients  
  • Lead the build, development and maintenance of data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics that support key business decisions 
  • Select, configure and implement analytics solutions 
  • Identify alternative data sources and capabilities that would enhance IDP Connect’s analytical services 
  • Oversee all analytics operations to correct discrepancies and ensure quality 
  • Build systems to transform raw data into actionable business insights 
  • Develop strategies for effective data analysis and reporting 
  • Extract reports from multiple sources 
  • Oversee the technical development of an analyst 
  • Organize and drive successful completion of data insight initiatives through effective project management and collaboration with stakeholders  

 

 About you

 

Essential Requirements 

  • Advanced Tableau Desktop (technical ability as well as excellent design/dashboarding theory) with experience of Tableau Server administration. Tableau Certified Associate certification, Tableau Public profile and active involvement highly desirable  
  • Depth of experience as a data analyst with excellent data manipulation, analysis, visualisation and reporting skills. Passion for working with data to drive insights. High attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills 
  • Strong experience of manipulating large datasets, and exploring using advanced data extraction techniques 
  • Advanced Excel and or similar e.g. Googlesheets 
  • Strong SQL skills and working knowledge of Oracle SQL Developer 
  • Database experience SQL Server, AWS, Oracle Business Intelligence 
  • Educated to degree level - Science, Mathematics, Economics or Business Intelligence related equivalent discipline 
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills 
  • Educated to degree level - Science, Mathematics, Economics or Business Intelligence related equivalent discipline 

 

Desirable Requirements 

  • Proficiency in Python or R is a plus 
  • Strong experience of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager 
  • Experience of Alteryx 
  • Education sector experience  


About us 

IDP Connect is a division of IDP Education, global leaders in student marketing and recruitment.

Working with institutions as true partners, IDP Connect understands and enhances our clients’ capabilities with the transformative power of data, insights and engaged student communities.

With an entrepreneurial mindset and focus on innovation, IDP Connect creates digital products in collaboration with students that connect them with the right institutions. It also offers a one-stop-shop of services for institutions – including in-country promotion, student placement, and onshore arrival services – enabling them to reach their global recruitment ambitions.

Currently undergoing an exciting period of growth and product development, IDP Connect is truly embedded in our key markets. We provide access to in-country knowledge and insight from 30+ international student recruitment markets, as well as an annual student audience of 98 million across our digital platforms. Our exclusive real-time data provides institutions with actionable insights to inform their marketing and recruitment strategies.

Together with its partners, IDP Connect plays a vital role in global higher education, building on the trust and connections it has with students throughout the world.

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships."

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