Turner & Townsend

Data Analyst- Infrastructure- Edinburgh

Job description

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realise their potential, and doing our part to transform performance for a green, inclusive, and productive world.

Our programme offers a structured and supported return to the workplace for professionals who have taken career breaks of at least two years. We passionately believe that those who have had time away, for whatever reason, can bring skills and experience that will strengthen, enhance, and diversify our teams.


Job Description

Due to growing demand for our services we are seeking to recruit an experienced Data Analyst to join our team. The role involves supporting a wide range of projects of all sizes and dimensions and we are seeking an individual with a demonstrable track record of delivery in a consultancy environment.

The Opportunity

The responsibilities of the Data Analyst will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical expertise and support to non-experts
  • Developing multi-faceted reports with recommendations to senior management
  • Development, analysis and maintenance of corporate datasets
  • Provide guidance and advice on data quality issues to a wide variety of data providers
  • Develop / use, the mechanisms employed by clients to recharge manpower against projects
  • Responsible for visibility, accuracy and transparency of the project critical path
  • Preparing presentation and other materials for client pitches.
  • Inputting key information into the Turner & Townsend internal database tools.


Required Skills

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a Data Analyst
  • Strong analytic and numeracy skills with the ability to understand and present data in different representations
  • Demonstrable track record in Data Analysis; identifying requirements and documenting these using the appropriate types of tools and documentation
  • Knowledge of data warehousing and ETL processes
  • End to end experience from project launch to ongoing operation of data, analytics and reporting projects
  • Ability to identify and run different business and model scenarios
  • Strong communicator, (both written and verbal), to liaise with the client, contractors and designers
  • Excellent capability in the use of Excel with ability to write macros to create automated dashboards, graphs and tables
  • A-Level equivalent in mathematics and/or computing

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience in an Infrastructure or Defence environment
  • PRINCE2 / Agile Certification or experience gained
  • Degree educated or equivalent in an analytic subject
  • Understanding of Business Improvement Techniques
  • Ability, or desire to learn, to programme in languages such as VBA and SQL

Additional Information

The benefits we offer include:

  • competitive salary
  • structured learning and development sessions throughout your programme
  • support to become professionally qualified
  • access to a range of online learning tools
  • corporate gym membership
  • pension
  • employee assistance programme
  • season ticket loan
  • ability to buy or sell annual leave days
  • company social events
  • sports team membership
  • mentoring
  • cycle to work scheme.

Please be aware that we recruit on a rolling basis so it is important to apply as early as possible.

In some regional roles being able to drive will be necessary due to the location of client offices. Please also note this is not a remote role as we operate a hybrid working approach you will need to be willing and able to work in a Turner & Townsend office or a client site.

Please find out more about us at www.turnerandtownsend.com/

SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable.

SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable.

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