Data Analyst

Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 22. May 2019 - 23:45

Data Analyst 

Location: Cambridge, UK
Full time: 35 hours per week
Contract: 12 Month Fixed term contract 
£28,000 to £31,000 Per Annum
Annual Leave: 25 days pro rata in year 1
 
BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
 
We are looking for a Data Analyst to join our Information Management team in the Global Secretariat to work with us to define, develop and support the information systems, reports and dashboards related to all aspects of the BirdLife data journey. 
 
This person will utilise skills in SQL database systems and possess experience with relevant software in order to build robust and accurate systems. In addition to this, they will analyse and interrogate data using the Word Database of Key Biodiversity Areas (WDKBA). They will also provide commentary analysis whilst demonstrating high levels of attention to detail and accuracy. 
 
 
The ideal candidate will have 
A working knowledge of relational databases, such as PostgreSQL
Practical knowledge of Javascript, Python or R to produce value-added data products
Demonstrable experience of data manipulation either in a previous role or as an extensive part of an academic qualification
Experience in compiling data from multiple sources, data cleaning and checking
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills with the ability to present to internal colleagues at all levels
BSc (or higher) in Computer Science, GIS, Geography or equivalent relevant work experience in an IT related discipline
The right to work in the UK
An interest in nature conservation would be an advantage
 
See the full job description.
 
Closing date: 22 May 2019
 
Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: recruitment@birdlife.org 
 
Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held the week commencing 27th May 2019.