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GIS Research Analyst

Job Reference: asc - 1 - 27.04.18

Employer/Agency Name: Aspire Data Recruitment

Location: Manchester

Job Sector: Accountancy, Banking, Finance

Salary/Package: £0k-£35k

Duration: n/a

Date Posted: 27/04/2018

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Job Title:                           GIS Research Analyst
Location:                           Manchester
Salary:                               to £35,000+ bonus & benefits

As a member of a new team based in the heart of Manchester city centre, you will be working as part of an exciting initiative to redefine the company`s data collection approach.

The GIS Research Analyst will responsible for helping lead an initiative to research, evaluate and build relationships with data organisations globally. The candidate will not just be a skilled researcher and GIS Analyst; they will be someone that can bring new ways of thinking and innovative approaches to collecting or acquiring specific datasets that will be used as the foundation for future solutions.

The GIS Research Analyst will have: 

- Strong research skills and experience in delivering data insights, making recommendations and following them through
- The ability to analyse, perform quality control, and develop methods and procedures to ensure GIS data and datasets are accurate.
- The ability to produce interactive maps, reports, and presentations that bring research content and data to life
- The ability to build and maintain intimate and extensive knowledge of the macro and micro factors affecting the marketplace and proactively position research to leverage this knowledge for the business and for clients
- The ability to utilise various programming languages to develop automated solutions or provide increased functionality to solution production workflows.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present findings internally and articulate requirements to potential data partners 
- The ability to work either individually or as a team in a fast-paced environment

Desirable Skills & Experience:

- Commercial experience. An understanding of data acquisition and associated commercial relationships.
- Experience with BI/Data visualisation tools to represent complex data sets in simplified, intuitive views
- Experience in understanding and manipulating large data files - CSV, XML etc.  
- Strong Excel skills (Pivot tables & look-ups)
- Experience in building business cases
- Experience in, or understanding of the fuel or convenience retail sector
- Bachelor`s Degree in Geography, Computer Science or a related field

Please send your CV or call us on 01706 825 199.

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