Data Analyst Level 4 Apprenticeship at United Utilities

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Data Analyst Level 4 Apprenticeship

Be part of the flow of life.

At United Utilities we're proud to be essential every day, and our people are essential too. 

Come and join us on our apprenticeship scheme and you'll be given the training and development to take that first step onto the career ladder, supported by the United Utilities family. 

A bit more about the role.

As a data analyst, you'll learn how to collect, organise, analyse and help to improve United Utilities data. Therefore, you will provide business insight so we can deliver our business services.  

During your three year programme, you'll work in our busy Data and Knowledge Management department. You'll work on lots of different projects, providing technical data solutions to a range of issues by making recommendations. You'll be dealing with a number of internal stakeholders so you'll need to have some good personal skills too. 

Successful apprentices will achieve a Data Analyst Standard which is endorsed by the Institute for Apprenticeships.

During your apprenticeship you'll learn:

  • How to work as part of a dedicated team
  • Identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and external system
  • Manipulate and link different data sets as required
  • Interpret and apply data and information security standards, policies and procedures to data management activities
  • Collect and compile data from different sources

What we're looking for:

  • We're looking for someone who's keen to gain direct experience, develop practical skills and achieve the standards needed to really succeed in your role
  • You'll have a dedicated mentor and manager who'll be on hand to support you every step of the way. All that we ask from you is that you're willing to learn, know how to work as part of a team and can manage your time and workload to get things done
  • You'll also need to have 5 GCSEs or equivalent, grades A-C or grades 9-4 which must include Maths, English Language and a science or technology subject

What makes us different? 

  • Secure your future - every apprentice is guaranteed a permanent position at the end of their scheme*
  • Recognised apprenticeship standard which is endorsed by the Institute for Apprenticeships
  • It's a springboard to your career - we provide you with structured training, a dedicated mentor and quality placements to help you shape your career 

The assessment centre for this role will take place in October 2020.

We need fantastic people to enable us to deliver a great service to the public. We are committed to reaching and recruiting from every community and then supporting employees to achieve their full potential, ensuring they feel valued and included, regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, sexual orientation or social background.

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Training to be provided

  • Data Analyst Level 4 Standard which is endorsed by the Institute for Apprenticeships
  • How to work as part of a dedicated team
  • Identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and external systems
  • Manipulate and link different data sets as required
  • Interpret and apply data and information security standards, policies and procedures to data management activities
  • Collect and compile data from different sources

Desired skills

  • We're looking for someone who's keen to gain direct experience, develop practical skills and achieve the standards needed to really succeed in your role
  • You'll have a dedicated mentor and manager who'll be on hand to support you every step of the way. All that we ask from you is that you're willing to learn, know how to work as part of a team and can manage your time and workload to get things done
  • You'll also need to have 5 GCSEs or equivalent, grades A-C or grades 9-4 which must include Maths, English Language and a science or technology subject

Personal qualities

  • Customer focused
  • Integrity
  • Innovative
  • Team player
  • Good communicator
  • Ambitious

Desired qualifications

  • You’ll also need to have 5 GCSEs or equivalents, grades A-C or grades 9-4, which must include maths, English and a science or technology subject

Future prospects

Upon completion of your apprenticeship and meeting the behaviours required, you will progress into a permanent post that matches with the role you have trained for. Further prospects within the business depends on you, and your desire to succeed. Annual appraisals are a key driver to spot talent, which enables development opportunities and career mapping.

About United Utilities

At United Utilities we’re proud to be essential every day, and our people are essential too. United Utilities is a water and wastewater company, based in the North West of England. If you’ve ever made a brew or been to the loo, then we’ve probably played a part in that. We serve seven million customers across the North West, which means we cover a lot of ground. So, whether you love the great outdoors or the hustle and bustle of city life, you’re bound to find something that’s perfect for you.

Come and join us on our apprenticeship scheme and you’ll be given the training and development to take that first step onto the career ladder, supported by the United Utilities family. Our apprentice schemes have won awards too, so you can be sure you’re starting off in the best hands for a great career. We were named in the top 100 apprenticeship employers of 2018 and have previously scooped the Regional Macro employer of the year award at the National Apprenticeship Awards. Join us and be part of the flow of life.

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