Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Data Administrator/Data Technician

£25,000 to £38,000 / Watford / Feb 21, 2019

Our client provides surveying technologies and services to some of the largest and best-known organisations in the country, helping them understand and manage the condition of their properties and assets with innovative information management and business intelligence systems.  It’s looking for a dynamic, motivated Data Administrator/Technician to manage resources, reporting and data in large scale projects, assessing and remedying a high frequency of incoming data to highest standards.  There’s considerable opportunity for learning and growth too, with a demonstrable route of progression for the right candidate as the business grows.
As Data Administrator/Technician you’ll primarily ensure quality and consistency in a high volume of data from building survey activity, gaining some engineering knowledge from existing expertise.  Additionally, you’ll assist in other areas of the business, for example, in setting up and co-coordinating complex projects, reporting on and carrying out tasks and giving exposure to the company’s processes as a whole. There is also the opportunity to contribute toward the development of the company’s own software solutions, working with the in-house development team.
Your responsibilities as Data Administrator/Technician will include:
• Importing/Exporting data from our in-house data collection system and client systems
• Managing high volumes of data, filtering and finding issues, flagging and commenting where issues are found
• Following up issues and closing out problems
• Liaising directly with on-site surveying teams to feedback queries
• Analysing data to ensure consistency across areas, floors and buildings
• Comparing sets of data to find material differences
• Check against lists of common omissions to ensure nothing is overlooked
• Checking combinations of data values to sense-check against expected results
• Develop internal reporting to improve efficiencies and convey key information to the operations team
• Work with colleagues to assist with technical queries and expanding knowledge wherever possible
• Developing customer reports to help summarise and convey large data sets
• Producing progress reports outlining the completion status of data submissions
As Data Administrator/Technician, you’ll need:
• Strong experience gained in a similar Data-oriented role
• An active interest in Technology and innovation - highly proficient in the use of spreadsheets such as Excel
• An understanding of traditional database technologies - SQL experience desirable, as is writing Macros, Python or alternative scripting language to manipulate data
• A calm, cooperative, communicative, customer and team focussed approach
• High initiative, motivation, flexibility and attention to detail
• Positive, organised, open and honest – also highly sensitive to confidentiality
On offer:

• A friendly, passionate team working environment
• Attractive salary, negotiable based on experience
• 25 days holiday allowance, plus bank holidays
• Company pension scheme
• Training and the ability to develop your tech skills, including subscription to a well-known online training platform
• A flexible working environment
• Casual dress code
Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.

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