Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Employee Type:
  • Department:
    IWI Technology
  • Division:
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Data Analyst - Data Engineer (3951)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £33.9 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future

Right now we're a team of 1500+ dedicated professionals located across 15 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.


What we're looking for

The Programme Team has a delivery and strategic planning capabilities which together creates and maintains an achievable and affordable change portfolio for Wealth.

Specifically, the Client Data Portfolio delivers a coherent and cohesive change portfolio which is driven by the firm's strategic objectives, in particular, Data Centric Change, Data Analysis and Data visualisation. Our Strategic ambition is driving significant change that demands a greater focus on data.

We're looking for a highly skilled and pragmatic Data Analyst who can quickly interpret Business ideas into data requirements and deliver insight and Business Intelligence against them using QlikView and PowerBI.

This is both a Business and Technology facing role. Engaging directly with senior business stakeholders to capture ideas, requirements and explore opportunities whilst working with technology and platform teams to ensure application data delivery, integration and planning are in place to deliver Business Intelligence.


Your role 

  • Your primary role will be in the delivery of data to support any business change or strategy initiative.
  • Hands-on sourcing, acquisition, conforming, engineering, exposing data to support and expose new business opportunity.
  • Developing solutions, creating data models, moving data and designing data solutions.
  • Analysis of data using any available tools and visualisations.
  • Responsible for ensuring a structured approach to data governance to provide coherence, accessibility, quality and control across our data estate.
  • You will lead data engineering for the team through the adoption of the common Azure Data Platform for Investec Wealth and Investment.
  • You will drive efficient data delivery and support colleagues in adoption of data centric solutions.
  • You will work closely with the Platform team on behalf of Investec Wealth to service data requirements, which will include data architecture and design input.
  • You will form excellent working relationships across business functions and third party suppliers.
  • You will act as an SME across all data disciplines and interact with a variety of functions including data architecture, data protection, analysis/development/engineering teams, Business data owners/stewards, product owners, project managers, scrum masters and testers.
  • You will locate and define new process improvement opportunities


What you bring to the table

  • You are a Data SME, best in class.
  • Excellent Data analysis and insight skills and demonstrable experience in delivering highly complex data engineering solutions in both established and green field environments.
  • Extensive experience of influencing and delivering data centric change, in a complex multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Experience of implementing databases, data collection systems, data analytics, data modelling other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
  • Experience of data models, database design, development, data mining, engineering and segmentation techniques.
  • A comprehensive understanding of current Data and Business Intelligence practices
  • Experience in delivering BI within Wealth Management (or Financial Services) using modern approaches and data technologies.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability and passion for articulating complex ideas to less experienced colleagues.
  • You must be a team player. The role is data and technology centric but is in support of Wealth Business functions.
  • Current with Data Protection and Information Security trends and practical implementation of associated regulation.
  • A clear understanding of practical change management, across various methodologies.
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Experience in establishing Data Governance and driving conformity across business functions.

Ideally, but not mandatory if experience can be demonstrated:

  • Comprehensive experience in data and other technologies including Azure suite, SQL, Synapse, Python, Data Vault, DataBricks.
  • BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics
  • Experience of PowerBI and Qlikview integration and development.
  • Experience of establishing greenfield data platforms and driving value
  • Stakeholder identification, analysis and management
  • Organisation modelling, business process analysis and business change identification
  • Adept in MoSCoW, Process Mapping, Data Analysis and visualisation techniques.
  • Evaluating options, preparing and presenting business cases
  • Running effective workshops to understand business requirements
  • Defining and analysing requirements within user stories


Research shows that some candidates – particularly female candidates – can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Judica Theron

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