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Summary of role

GlobalData is a specialist information services business on a mission to help our clients decode the future, make better decisions and reach more customers. Using our unique data, expert analysis and innovative solutions we’re able to create trusted intelligence on the world’s largest industries for thousands of companies, government organizations and industry professionals in one fully integrated platform.

GlobalData has an opening for a bright, enthusiastic individual to join a leading research company as a Junior Data Analyst with the Consumer division.

Working alongside other members in the Data Services Team, this position is a varied and exciting role which spans numerous industries, from soft drinks to alcoholic beverages and across wider consumer products, with all data differing in terms of focus and level of detail. We are looking for a hard-working individual who enjoys working with numbers, can follow clear instructions to carry out data checks and tasks, spot trends and will highlight and query possible areas for review, working consistently within challenging timescales.


Key responsibilities:

  • Clear guidance and on-the-job training will be provided but the successful applicant will be highly organized and comfortable with the prospect of manipulating, analyzing and managing large volumes of data and information, from a variety of internal and external sources. Key responsibilities include:
  • Checking, processing, and validating researched data submitted by our Country Analysts, using in-house software and Excel to produce outputs that meet agreed deadlines and quality standards.
  •  Retrieving data as required from in-house databases and commissioned field research, reviewing data for accuracy, relevance, integrity, and alignment.
  •  Processing data through our databases and ensuring data publishes correctly and on time for our clients.
  • Scrutinizing and reviewing data across our databases, keeping audit trails, recording data revisions, and carrying out data housekeeping as required.
  • Investigating queries raised by clients on our databases and preparing clear and comprehensive client facing responses as required.


Desirable Skills:

  • A degree education (preferably in a mathematical discipline), or equivalent working experience, and/or a clear aptitude to working with numbers.
  • A high level of numeracy and excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • A high level of MS Office skills (particularly Excel).
  • Aptitude to learn new software quickly.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills and works well to deadlines.
  • Good problem-solving skills and uses initiative.
  • Ability to interact well with both internal team members as well as high profile customers if required.

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