Ascential - Insight & Business Analyst - London

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Perm Full Time
London, UK
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Close date:
24 April 2018
About the role

We're looking for an Insight & Business Analyst to join our team in London. As part of our Ascential Intelligence function, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Ownership and delivery of the business requirements for delivery of Finance focused data platform
  • Work with data platform team to help manage delivery in a timely fashion
  • Testing of output against defined requirements
  • Working alongside the cross-brand insight team to develop tools and architectures to allow the business better self-source data and insights; embedding these tools/architectures in the brand
  • Improvement and enrichment of customer and market data (in conjunction with cross-brand Data Quality team), to ensure that business processes that create data used within the key analytical activity are achieving the necessary standards; including:
    • Defining data capture requirements and sources
    • Working with relevant team to implement changes and enhance /develop new products (e.g. business architecture, marketing, content, NPD, cross-brand data and insight team)
  • Supporting Data & Insight, Research, Strategy and M&A team as required
We’re Ascential.
Ascential is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services.
Our focused portfolio of premium brands includes the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global fashion trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and advisory and business services firm, MediaLink.

Your experience
  • Defining and documenting business requirements and creating technical specifications that can be passed on to data developers for build
  • Facilitation of workshops to capture business requirements and business process flows
  • Defining data requirements, quality and collection to improve business and customer insight, and develop new products
  • Understanding of varied data-sources (internal systems, Salesforce, Google Analytics, external sources) and processes; able to access and combine the varied sources for reporting and analysis necessary to drive a business
  • Experience of releasing analytical output into operational businesses, working with other functional teams to embed the insight into operational processes and practises
  • Delivered presentations to stakeholders
What we offer    
We offer our employees a great package of perks, including:
  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Bonus, Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.
We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.
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About Ascential
Each of our products and brands has its own unique heritage and voice, but all align to one common goal: to enable an eco-system that better informs and connects the business world.
Here at Ascential, we have a deep knowledge of our customers, their businesses and industries. Our aim is for our products – increasingly offered both face to face and online - to offer content and connections that professionals rely on for growth and value creation.
Operating from 14 offices around the world, Ascential serves customers in more than 150 countries, providing local and global knowledge, connections and access.
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If we inspire you, why not join and inspire us?