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Research Analyst - Data Analytics

Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for a Research Analyst – Data Analytics (equivalent to Consultant / Analyst) to join the Transport Strategy Centre (TSC) at Imperial College London. The successful applicant will join a globally recognised applied research and consultancy group, focused on public transport and aviation. We are a growing, multidisciplinary team combining people from industry, consultancy and academic backgrounds.

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG01108
  • Date posted 18 November 2019
  • Closing date 16 December 2019

Job description

Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for a Research Analyst – Data Analytics (equivalent to Consultant / Analyst) to join the Transport Strategy Centre (TSC) at Imperial College London. The successful applicant will join a globally recognised applied research and consultancy group, focused on public transport and aviation. We are a growing, multidisciplinary team combining people from industry, consultancy and academic backgrounds.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be involved in creating a meaningful and insightful picture of performance using unique datasets from the operators.

You will be responsible for the processing, wrangling, compilation, cleaning, verification, and management of data, quantitative and qualitative, across multiple formats and multiple modes of transport.

The TSC works with over 100 major public transport organisations globally, collecting discrete datasets from each of them in order to undertake performance analytics and benchmarking.

Although responsibilities will be data-focused, you will have the opportunity to engage with subject matter experts in public transport and airports both at TSC and externally as well as participate in academic research, both methodological and applied.

You will gain exposure to the many facets of railway, metro (subway), bus, light rail, and/or airport management and data.

Essential requirements

    • Educated to at least an undergraduate level (or equivalent) in a discipline with a significant numerate content such as Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Maths, Economics, Public Policy, Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning, or another related field.
    • You will have experience and proficiency with data management software (both Excel and Tableau or a similar business intelligence/visualisation/data management software such as Alteryx, PowerBI, etc.) applied to projects using real-world data.
    • You must possess strong analytical skills with an ability to interpret data and draw meaningful insights from information and datasets.
    • You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • You will have good interpersonal and collaboration skills, including proven competence in working in project teams and interacting well with professionals at all levels.
    • You will be self-motivated with an ability to exercise initiative and work independently when necessary.
    • You must be willing and able to travel worldwide for short durations.

The full list of requirements can be found in the Job Description.  Desirable requirements include proficiency in more advanced data and statistical analysis and software and an interest and/or understanding of the passenger transport industry and/or performance management and benchmarking.

Further information

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Lindsey Morse, Transport Strategy Centre, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at l.morse@imperial.ac.uk

Further information about the post is available in the job description.

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Alexandra Williams at alexandra.williams@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Interviews: Currently planned to take place the week commencing 6th January 2020 with follow-up interviews as necessary week commencing 20th January 2020.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

General enquiries should be sent to alexandra.williams@imperial.ac.uk