Senior Technical Data Analyst

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
16 Sep 2022
30 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements or home working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

What you can expect from us:
We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

How do we support our employees:
All M&G plc employees will be supported in the workplace through our M&G Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). If you need counselling, confidential financial or legal advice. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers access to qualified professionals who can provide specialist information, advice and support on many issues. It offers a broad range of services, including help with family issues, maintaining work/life balance and mental health support.

The Role:

The role is for Senior Technical Data Analyst working within the Investment Data Platform function, responsible for sourcing, transformation and distribution of 30+ sources of data supporting critical processes across the investment business.

Key Responsibilities for this role:

  • Work with business stakeholders and project teams to establish data requirements for the sourcing and enrichment of data in the Platform as part of data technology solutions
  • Establish the appropriate data sourcing and provisioning capabilities to support the Investment process, our Clients and the regulator
  • Provide insights and leadership in the application of best data practices of the management of data in the platform and of the use of data across the organisation
  • Design and help to implement Data Products within the Platform ensuring that Products align to a data model
  • Work within an Agile delivery team to deliver business outcomes

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Comprehensive understanding of investment datasets (funds, positions, transactions, instrument etc), knowledge of the investment process and application of data in investment teams
  • Experience of carrying out data analysis as part of strategic data projects and delivery programmes
  • Ability to analyse large data sets to draw conclusions
  • Understanding of how data needs to be joined and transformed to achieve a business outcome
  • Good understanding of Agile delivery methodologies
  • SQL is essential, knowledge of Azure is beneficial
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both written and orally, within a project team

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things

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