Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Kingston upon Thames


Circa £40,000 + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Agile/Flexible working

Part time would also be considered.
Are you passionate about using data to drive evidence-based decision making? Can you work with sizeable datasets and manipulate them in a logical way to elicit insights with clarity? 
We are looking for data analyst that thinks in a clear and organised manner to help us tackle challenging business problems with data and a mathematical approach. The right candidate would be able to work under time-pressure, generating accurate and often present complex analysis. The ability to explain complicated concepts to a lay-person would be a key trait and thinking creatively about problem-solving would be critical. 
The Unilever People Analytics team is a pioneering group of statisticians, data scientists and visualisation experts that utilise advanced statistical techniques to analyse our HR, financial and marketing data.
The role involves discovering and rationalising historical patterns in large data sets, developing predictive models and creating automated data solutions to aid decision-making.
Major responsibilities:
As a core part of your role you will need to:
Transform business questions from stakeholders to hypotheses that can be tested with data.
Help HR Business Partners with data-centric questions in a scalable manner.
Write SQL queries to pull out data from relevant databases in an efficient and logical manner.
Performing statistical analysis on data to draw out useful insights and present them to senior leaders.
Collaborate with the HR Information & Analytics team (within Enterprise Technology Solutions) to obtain new data sources as well as employing visualisation tools, in order to communicate the insights to broader HR audience.  
An undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline (Maths, Science, Engineering, Economics etc) 
Familiarity with SQL (and ideally R) would be desirable.
Proficiency in Excel (including use of VLOOKUP, SUMPRODUCT, Pivot tables)
Tableau or MS PowerBI experience would be an advantage
A demonstrable interest in Machine Learning or Statistics.
Online Application Face to Face Interview/s Job Offer
Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked to complete a brief online application form. Completion of the form is required in order to be considered. Please allow yourself enough time to complete the application form as when filled out partially or not at all it may adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the form at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

About the company

Unilever is a British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company co-headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and London, United Kingdom. Its products include food, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products. It is the world's third-largest consumer goods company measured by 2012 revenue, after Procter & Gamble and Nestlé. Unilever is the world's largest producer of food spreads, such as margarine. One of the oldest multinational companies, its products are available in around 190 countries.

Unilever owns over 400 brands, but focuses on 14 brands with sales of over 1 billion euros - Axe/Lynx, Dove, Omo, Becel/Flora, Heartbrand ice creams, Hellmann's, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Magnum, Rama, Rexona, Sunsilk and Surf. It is a dual-listed company consisting of Unilever N.V., based in Rotterdam, and Unilever plc, based in London. The two companies operate as a single business, with a common board of directors. Unilever is organised into four main divisions - Foods, Refreshment (beverages and ice cream), Home Care, and Personal Care. It has research and development facilities in the United Kingdom (2), the Netherlands, China, India and the United States.

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