Placement Business Information Analyst

Full Time

2 days ago

, England | GB
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PRGX Global, Inc. is a global leader in Recovery Audit and Spend Analytics services.  With over 1,500 employees, the Company serves clients in more than 30 countries and provides its services to 80% of the top 20 global retailers and a large share of the top 50 companies in the Fortune 500.  PRGX delivers more than $1 billion in cash flow improvement for its clients each year.  As the innovators of the recovery audit industry more than 50 years ago, PRGX continues to innovate through technology and expanded service offerings.  In addition to Recovery Audit, the Company provides Contract Compliance, Spend Analytics and Supplier Information Management services to improve clients’ financial performance and manage risk. For additional information on PRGX, please visit:


This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic student to join us as a Technical Data Analyst to work in an exciting role within our business for a one-year placement year. The successful applicant will need to be enrolled in a Computer Science/Maths or similar numerate degree subject that offers you the opportunity to take a placement year. You will join the Data Services Team and receive mentoring and coaching from our expert team as we look to help develop you within the role and for your future career.


The position is integral within the organisation and plays a key role in supporting the Operations team achieve their objectives. You will also liaise our external clients who are all leading retail brands, so this is a great opportunity to gain exposure to not only how the operation works, but also understand the relationship with large well known external clients.


As a Data Analyst, your role will involve working with big data sets and completing challenging ETL tasks as well as scripting and designing/developing process changes. One of the key aspects of this role will be relationship building with stakeholders and designing solutions on how best you can support them with each bespoke query.


You will gain great exposure to a number of data handling tools; Server, SSMS, SSIS & Trino, Data visualisation tools; Power BI, SSRS & Excel and Languages such as Python and VBA.  You will also have the opportunity to work with renowned ERP systems such as SAP and Oracle as well as Date Warehouses like Teradata and Snowflake.


Whilst no specific technical experience is required, it is advantageous.


The position is based in our Manchester office where you will be working with a number of other student placements from different departments across the business. You’ll be part of the exciting placement programme which allows you to be part of other projects within PRGX such as the Social Committee or Corporate Social Responsibility Team. Should you be successful within your role, there may be the opportunity to join on a permanent basis following completion on your University Degree.


Excellent Benefits Package on offer including Dental Care, Private Health insurance and discounted Gym Membership.


What’s in it for you?

As well as joining a team that is passionate about personal growth you can expect:                          

–          £18,000 starting salary

–          25 days holiday

–          Private Medical Cover

–          Discounted gym membership

In return you’ll be joining a business with the opportunity to work with high profile retailers, building lasting relationships with people leading and shaping the recovery audit industry.

What you’ll need

–          You should be enrolled in a Computer Science/Maths or similar numerate degree subject that offers you the opportunity to take a placement year

–          Good inter-personal skills, ability to communicate and build long-term working relationships

–          Strong problem-solving, comfortable working in a team environment. Must be a good team player

–          Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

–          Constantly striving to improve the process

Desired Technical Skills

–          Database technology such as SQL Server, SSMS and SSIS

–          Office 365 Package specially Excel

–          Languages such as Python, VBA

–          Data visualization tools like PowerBI, Tableau

–          Project Management tools like Jira


–          Send your CV and a short cover letter to:, quoting the job reference:  Data Analyst Placement

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