Junior Business Data Analyst

  • Openreach
  • Birmingham, UK
  • 07/05/2022
Full time Data Engineering Data Analytics Artificial Intelligence Statistics

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Our mission is to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow. Join us today and release yours.

There are two things that we want to share with anyone considering joining us.

Firstly, we’ve got big ambitions for our colleagues and the future of the organisation. These include our vision that inclusion and accessibility drive every conversation we have and every decision we make. We want our workforce to fully represent the communities and customers we serve, because a diverse business is a better business. We value every colleague, their diversity and the contribution that they make. When we say you’re welcome at Openreach, we really mean it.

Secondly, the one thing the pandemic has taught us is that a lot of current and future colleagues, where and when possible, want to embrace hybrid working. Therefore, we are introducing smart working at Openreach. Smart working means having the flexibility to choose, as a team, how and where you work depending on your team’s deliverables and needs; when you are at your shared core location to connect with others and when not. It may not be for every role, and, as part of the recruitment process, you’ll have the chance to discuss smart working and how it might work for the job you are applying for.

About this role

The Data, Analytics & Insights Office is driving the transformation of Openreach into a data-driven enterprise, where proactive insight is at the heart of our decision making - fuelled by the democratisation of data, improved data literacy of our people, constant access to the data we need and the ability and inquisitiveness to question, hypothesis, test and learn from data. Put simply, we want to empower every person in Openreach to always make the very best possible decision.

You'll have the following responsibilities

Translating and driving data requirements ensuring co-ordination and collaboration of the key stakeholders while identifying risks and opportunities.

Identifying and analysing both functional and non-functional requirements.

Taking ownership of and delivering and managing your workload while proactively communicating to all stakeholders and always demonstrating the DAIO communication principles.

Producing clear, accurate and appropriate documentation which is an asset to the understanding, delivery and management of change in DAIO.

Always being inquisitive and positively challenging in your approach to ensure we produce the best outcomes, at the right time, in the right way.

Understanding the business needs, strategies and technical capabilities – balancing and considering them when understanding requirements. You will ensure solutions are properly modelled and thought through both in terms of delivery and the ongoing support.

Understanding business benefit drivers, being outcome and value driven in everything you do.

Prioritising appropriately both within and across deliveries. Ensuring we understand the difference between the must have and nice to have requirements.

Supporting the delivery teams, programme managers and business partners in creating and meeting delivery plans.

Taking responsibility for tracking requirements through delivery to business acceptance , actively managing scope to prevent creep while remaining flexible in your approach.

Presenting solution options not problems and providing reasoning for challenges and solutions.

Being structured and methodical in approach to all aspects of your role.

Applying your knowledge of best practice data enterprise and outcomes and pushing us towards this.

Applying Agile delivery principles to the way that you work.

Always challenging yourself and your team to do better – continuously improve.

You'll have the following skills & experience

Able to demonstrate an aptitude for gathering requirements, and challenging stakeholders on their core needs – preferably with formal training in this area.

Experience in a delivery environment, working to timelines, managing the key attributes required for successful delivery.

Able to demonstrate a value-centric approach to work.

Excellent eye for detail and producing high quality outputs.

Confident communicator and proven ability to positively challenge – must be able to confidently and constructively manage stakeholders who are more senior.

Team spirit and highly effective written and verbal communication skills to lead and influence a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Able to work independently and own your deliverables.

The ability to thrive when presented with a challenge.

Effective time and activity management to ensure required deadlines are met.

Eager to develop and able to demonstrate ownership of their development.


Competitive salary +10% Bonus.

25 days’ annual leave on entry (excluding bank holidays).

Pension (5% you 10% BT) and Share options available.

Flexible benefits to fit around you (Your Rewards).

Discounted mobile phone up-to 50% off plans.

About Openreach

Openreach Limited runs the nation’s digital network. We play a key role in British society, helping homes, schools, hospitals, broadcasters, government, businesses and more connect to the world.

We're a wholly owned subsidiary of BT Group, and our customers are the 640+ communications providers who sell phone, broadband and Ethernet services to homes and businesses. And we’re on a mission - to make the country’s digital network services faster, better and more affordable.

Our people are experienced, resourceful and innovative, working on vital projects that help support the nation at work, in learning, on the move, at rest, at play, in emergencies and much more.

So if you’d like to be a part of an exciting organisation that’s making a real difference, why not join us today? You can read more here about working at Openreach.

How to Apply

It's easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don't worry if you need to make changes - you'll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!