Data and Product Analyst: Software company, Solihull

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From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
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An ambitious and driven software company with global presence are recruiting for their head office in Solihull. This job is for an analyst to support the Product Manager. The official job spec is below but in a nutshell we are looking for a candidate who can complete qualitative and quantitative analysis over a range of subjects. This includes competitor analysis, market research, software user analysis, data tools and data analysis. The ideal candidate would have a passion for software and business, possibly be a computer science graduate. Possibly a marketing graduate who has a strong interest in software and business. This could also suit a candidate with more experience who wants to work in a cutting edge software house. Over time there are prospects for the role to diversify into different areas of the business depending on your interests and abilities. Training will be provided but you must also be able to take guidance and use your initiative to complete the workload. What is most important is the cultural and business fit, the passion and understanding of software development (without the need for being a developer) and business and the right personality. You should be able to be able to extract data and manipulate it in Excel, including pivot tables and look-ups. SQL experience would be an advantage but not a necessity. If you are a bright, candidate able to take complex and numeric data and turn it into information that can be understood by the masses we would like to hear from you. This job requires a person with good communication skills, there may be many applicants, to put yourself infront of the others please feel free to call me and talk through the job and your application. Jess 07943394147 Official job specification: A newly created role which will be highly visible within the company. Duties will include but not be limited to; • Competitor analysis. • Manager partners: ERP and resell partners. • Data analysis on product usage. • R&D for feature development. AGILE environment where you will be expected to contribute to regular team brie?ngs within a SCRUM environment. You will have the con?dence to make sound recommendations and have the ability to take a pro active approach to your work and be a self starter. • Work with the Product Manager to de?ne and plan analyses. • Prepare reports and make presentations detailing the analysis and ?ndings. • Conduct market surveillance and analysis of one or more aspect of the BI/CRM market • Identify market outcomes and/or market participant behaviours that warrant further investigation and analysis. • Ability to de?ne a problem and assist in solution identi?cation • Track and trend key market outcomes. • Identify and explain outliers. • Prepare reports suitable for presentation Senior Management, summarising ?ndings and recommendations. • Recommend and develop methods and tools to monitor market performance, market e?ciency and market participant behaviour.Work within the SCRUM teams in a cross functional environment to deliver product enhancements Requirements: • Strong data analysis skills, use of Google Analytics, Excel or SQL would be ideal. • Utilise data-analysis tools and methods. • Strong writing skills. Ability to communicate complex ?ndings and ideas in plain language. • Ability to work in teams towards a shared goal. • Ability to change direction quickly based on data analysis. • Proactively seek clari?cation of requirements and direction; take responsibility when needed. • Able to work in challenging situations. This job was originally posted as