Graduate Business Analyst

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£20,000 per annum
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

SF Group are looking to recruit a Graduate Business Consultant for a young organisation offering consultancy led, IT and operational solutions to the energy sector, looking to grow to meet the increasing demands of its current clients and take advantage of opportunities within the market. This role requires someone with strong analytical/analysing skills.

The client's customers, mainly gas and power suppliers, face daily challenges in managing and making full sense of the vast quantities of data they receive on a daily basis. Our client provides experience and tools to enable its clients to access, understand and make full commercial use of this data to optimise revenue streams, improve internal capabilities and enhance performance.A role is available as a Junior Consultant, working as part of a Consulting team, including time spent in clients' offices. The role will be to perform essential technical and non-technical operational functions, including data management & reporting and assisting in developing client offerings.

The successful applicant will be:

  • A highly motivated team player and professional in his/her approach with first class communication skills
  • Established technical abilities and an appetite for a career in business consultancy

SF Group are seeking an individual who can work effectively on their own and as part of a remotely led team as well as part of a number of clients' team, including willingness to travel to their office locations. Working in a client's own office brings challenges in balancing the client's high expectations with the deliverables of a specific assignment. The recruit will be able to understand and manage the subtleties of this environment.

Being a small organisation, this role requires all employees to be active in business development and a consultant will therefore be expected to be involved in identifying and delivering new opportunities which will require working independently and thinking outside of the box.

Technical Expectation:
Expected from a Graduate

  • Advanced Excel/MS Access incl. VBA
  • Any knowledge of SQL Server (SSMS, SSRS) desirable but not essential
  • Any knowledge of the industry (Power, Gas) desirable but not expected
  • Highly desirable - testing skills, end user liaison e.g. requirements gathering, stakeholder management etc.

This role is a 9-5 position based in Edgbaston in newly refurbished offices. There is a generous salary of £22,000 attached to this role with 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. Expenses will be paid as there will be travel with maybe overnight stays as there are offices in Manchester and Yorkshire.

*Must have Commercial Accumen/be business minded*