Data Analyst

FAI Farms Ltd

Wytham, Oxfordshire

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.benchmarkplc.com vicki.warland@bmkholdings.com 01856790880 Vicki Warland

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 10th September 2018  


Job Title: Data Analyst

Company: FAI Farms Ltd

Job Purpose

The role will support the data team within FAI which provides analytics services to major players in the food service and retail sector as well as smaller private companies throughout the supply chain.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with data import and analysis, testing of new software products, web services and reporting tools;
  • Supporting the development of cutting edge, sensor-based analysis technology;
  • Assisting with and delivering reports, ensuring a high level of accuracy;
  • Supporting users and clients of FAI’s data solutions software.

Qualifications and experience

  • Degree-level in food, agriculture, environmental or a scientific qualification or equivalent practical & industry experience (essential);
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office (especially Excel), data handling and mathematical competency (essential);
  • Prior experience of delivering projects (desirable);
  • With an interest in sustainability, commercial agriculture and livestock farming systems (essential);
  • Experience with analytical tools such as Power BI (desirable);
  • Valid current full drivers licence (desirable).

Personal attributes/characteristics

  • Analytical skills with the ability to identify, develop and implement new business solutions to customer problems;
  • Excellent communicator with strong and verbal and written communication skills;
  • Self-motivated and autonomous with effective time management abilities;
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to deliver quality work on time for multiple, simultaneous projects;
  • A high aptitude for mathematics or statistics;
  • Excellent written English and attention to detail.

Reports to: Project Manager – Data Solutions, FAI Farms

Direct Reports: None

Location: Wytham, Oxford, UK, with some UK travel and occasional international travel.


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