Trainee Data Scientist

Location: Skipton

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Trainee Data Scientist

Skipton Principal Office, The Bailey
Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1AP
United Kingdom

Hours of Work: 35 Hours Monday to Friday Flexible Working

Salary: Up To £30,065 Depending On Experience

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th February

Job Introduction

This is an ideal opportunity for someone wanting to develop their Data Science career within a forward-thinking organisation. You’ll be involved in conducting analysis to support the Society in achieving its objectives, along with using secondary analytical sources to help gain a deeper understanding of our customers

What you'll be doing

In this role you’ll provide accurate, relevant and reliable analysis to senior team members as you begin to develop an understanding of customer analysis models. You’ll work closely with a range of stakeholders to help support your development in the role along with ensuring findings and recommendations are taken forward by the relevant teams.


Pension contribution & bonus scheme
Generous holiday entitlement
Flexible working patterns
Health cash plan
Employee Assistance Programme
Rail Season Ticket scheme

What you’ll bring

It goes without saying you’ll need to have a good level of analytical skills with the ability to understand numerical data. As you’ll work closely with a range of colleagues, it’s important that you can communicate with and influence others and explain complex concepts to a non-technical audience.

The key competencies for this role are:
Numerate degree or equivalent analytical experience
Data manipulation experience (e.g.: SQL, R, Python)
Excellent communication both written/verbal
High attention to detail
Some knowledge of analytical software and approaches

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We’re committed to paying our people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range of benefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including our Employee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays and shopping discount vouchers
You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect a structured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognised and rewarded.

More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age


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