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Modern Apprenticeship | 9 Positions available

Data Analyst



Data Analyst

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£18,765 per year Edinburgh Full-time (37 Hours) QA 06/08/2020 SCQF Level 8

Job overview

Royal Bank of Scotland is offering 9 Data Analyst roles in Edinburgh to young people who successfully complete a pre-employment bootcamp with social mobility charity Leadership Through Sport & Business.

RBS is building a purpose-led bank. Its purpose will create longer-term, deeper relationships with its customers – when its customers succeed, its communities succeed, its economy thrives – and the bank succeeds as a result. RBS is putting purpose at the core of everything it does – doing so will create a sustainable and resilient long-term future.

Working with social mobility charity Leadership Through Sport & Business (LTSB), RBS is expanding a successful pilot it launched in 2019. The bank is seeking diverse young people to help make sure it represents the communities it serves. LTSB prepares and supports bright young people from disadvantaged backgrounds into meaningful work with major firms. This programme is about making sure young people who wouldn’t normally get the chance to work in such a large firm are clear, capable and motivated about the opportunities RBS offers. Successful candidates take part in a three-week pre-employment bootcamp of personal and professional development.

Data Analyst roles are available in the following business areas:

• Fraud analytics
• Fraud control
• HR
• Payments.
• Technology

A day might look different depending on the team you’re deployed in. Here are some examples of the kind of things you might expect to be involved with:

You could be providing high quality analytical input to support the development and implementation of innovative processes and problem resolution. You could be capturing, validating and documenting business and data requirements, making sure they are in line with key strategic principles. You might be working on the interrogation, interpretation and visualisation large volumes of data to identify, support and challenge business opportunities and identify solutions. Or you might be using multiple sources of information, such as customer insights, colleague feedback, markets insights and relevant business operational data to provide analysis.

What will I learn?

This apprenticeship will follow the Data Analytics framework.

As part of this role, you will achieve several key learning outcomes, including:

• Identifying, collecting and migrating data
• Data interpretation
• Statistical analysis and analytical techniques (i.e. data mining)
• Production of performance dashboards
• Tools and techniques for data visualisation
• Presenting results and making data-driven recommendations.

What qualification or qualities are required?

You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement

These roles are available to young people aged 16-24 and if you are disabled or care experience up to age 29 you are eligible to apply.

There are no minimum qualifications required to apply for this role. It will require study of technology. A Foundation Apprenticeship (whether completed in a previous year or uncompleted in 2020 due to Covid-19 impact), National 5 qualifications, or Highers would be an advantage.

To thrive in these roles, you will need a passion for interrogating and analysing data, working with data sets and/or creating apps. You will need to be able to work in a team, and to have good attention to detail.

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