Data Analytics Consultant

  • Edinburgh, UK
  • 21/01/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

About Capco

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. As the only dedicated Financial Services consultancy firm in Scotland, the opportunity for growth is large, accessible, and immediate with opportunities available in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are:

  • Experts in capital markets, banking and payments and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focus on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture

Role responsibilities

As part of our on-going global expansion strategy, Capco is growing its UK Data Practice in our Scotland office. We are currently seeking to recruit a number of management consultants with data analytics expertise to lead and develop teams to support large scale transformation projects for our leading Financial Services clients.

  • Have a real passion for data and a commitment to shift the industry towards forward thinking data analytics
  • Be keen to join the team to develop the UK Data Practice capabilities and the broader Global Data Practice to support industry changing topics such as Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Use business judgment & analytical tools in driving the best results for the business unit. Achieved through a combination of using data, analysis, brainstorming sessions and business judgment in identifying & leading new opportunities and establishing oneself as the Subject matter authority in own field of expertise.
  • Enhance the existing advance analytics modelling, methodologies and contributing to new idea in methodology and modelling, machine learning algorithms and report visualization
  • Be supremely personally motivated to work in a team where clients become colleagues

Skills & expertise

  • Ability to parse, manipulate and review large quantities of complex data
  • Ability to interpret data and translate complex material into easily understandable conclusions
  • Financial services industry background in data analytics
  • Experience of diagnostic and predictive techniques in areas such as modelling, CLTV, risk scoring, financial crime analytics, risk & compliance analytics and customer/marketing analytics e.g. segmentation
  • Experience using Rapid BI tools such as Qlik & Tableau and data analytics tools such as R or SAS
  • Programme Execution and Change management – proven ability to shape, design and lead the execution of data changes
  • Desirable experience as a Management Consultant

Professional experience is important. But it’s paramount you share our belief in disruptive innovation that puts clients ahead in a tough market. From Day One, your key skill will be to perceive new and better ways of doing things to give your clients an unfair advantage.


You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and building lasting value for our clients
  • and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen
  • existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners
  • and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture