Data Analyst.

MKM Building Supplies Ltd Hull

Are you looking to build a long-term career in IT and Data? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 4 apprenticeship with MKM Building Supplies Ltd and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the Data Analysist qualification.

Apprenticeships > Level 4 (Higher) Apprenticeship Data analysts

  • GMFJ Reference
    137836
  • Wages
    £8.65 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    12/07/2021
  • Start Date
    31/08/2021

  • Location
    Hull
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Data analysts
  • Employment Type
    Higher Level 4
  • Employer
    MKM Building Supplies Ltd

Description of Opportunity

Role:

  • The role will support a rapidly growing branch network and the central pricing, procurement and marketing teams by
  • delivering key monthly reports and ad hoc analysis, using Microsoft Excel, Qlikview, ProDiver and other data sources where necessary.


Main duties:

  • Produce standard weekly/monthly reports to assist the branch network and central trading support team across sales, margin, purchasing and other key commercial aspects
  • Provide ad hoc analysis of performance trends, with the goal being clear recommendations that can drive action
  • To assist with various commercial & technical aspects of the business, such as competitor analysis, data management & systems work
  • Combine analysis work with an understanding of the business’ culture to ensure the information is clearly understood and has maximum impact
  • Develop good working relationships with both the central team and those within branch

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 137836)

  • Basic working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft products
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Comunication skills both written and verbal
  • Organisational skills including time management
  • IT skills and feels confident with working on and with computers
  • 3 x ‘A’ Levels A-C (9-4)
  • 5 GCSE's A-C (9-4) Including Maths, English and IT.

Data Analysis L4

The Data Analyst apprenticeship equips individuals with the ability to ascertain how data can be used in order to answer questions and solve problems. Apprentices will learn the process for requirement-gathering, inspecting, cleansing, transforming and modelling data with the goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions and supporting decision-making.

Apprentices will need to complete all their training modules to cover the knowledge required in the apprenticeship standard and to be fully prepared for the end-point assessments.

All modules consist of online self-paced learning and a live training component. These components are linked to work-based projects that the learner completes to support them in building competencies and their portfolio.

Training will be delivered through our flexible live online classes. The following training modules are completed by apprentices on this standard:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate
  • Data and Visualisation using Tableau and Power BI
  • Data Analysis and Statistics
  • SQL and Data Modelling
  • Data Challenge

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be successful in this job role, this includes practising continuous self-learning to keep up to date with technological developments. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment


  • Strong desire to pursue a long-term career in Data Analysis
  • Strong willingness to learn
  • Invested and goal orientated
  • Can work independent and also work within a team
  • Someone who is solution focused and likes to problem-solve
  • Intuitive
  • Collaborative
  • Forward thinking

MKM is a highly successful, established business. Founded in 1995 in Hull, we now operate over 80 branches, employing around 2000 people nationwide. We have great plans for growth and our apprenticeship programme is primarily intended to develop high calibre talent to support these plans.

£18k starting salary with an additional *£500 paid at 6 months and a further *£500 paid at 12 months *subject to achieving set KPIs. Benefits Include: Ample parking with strong accessibility by public transport 23 days + 8 BH Pension Employer 3% Employee 4% Discretionary Company Bonus

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