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Data Analytics Specialist

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?


The purpose of the Data Analytics Specialist (Internal Audit) role is to identify, design and run data analytics routines to enable the audit teams to perform data enabled audit activities in order to provide assurance on the effectiveness of the Group’s internal controls to senior management and the Group Audit and Risk Committee. You’ll be part of the Technology audit team, consisting of 14 people (with almost as many nationalities) which is part of the wider global audit function of about 110 people.

With us, you will:
-Lead the scoping, planning, design and delivery of Data Analytics activities as a part of relevant and forward looking audits across all Operating Companies.
-Proactively engage and liaise with our audit teams on analytics to deliver impactful audits using data.
-Create advanced analytics products in SQL, Python or any other tools as part of audits that provide actionable business insight to Internal Audit function and its stakeholders. 
-Design and build data visualisation to engage audience in a compelling way, and to enable effective storytelling.
-Use automation to maximise efficiency in repeatable data collection, data analytics and other standards for consistency and reusability in audits.
-Build positive relationship with Technology, BI and Big Data analytics and Risk and Internal Controls teams to leverage ongoing initiatives and capabilities, or hand-over data models developed during our audit to the business for ongoing benefit of the company.
-Building, maintaining and indirectly managing a global analytics community to increase penetration of (more advanced) analytics in local market audits.
-Contributes to the development and training of self and others across the global audit team and especially the data analytics community, ensuring our analytics is always evolving and at the cutting edge

It would be nice if you have:
-Have experience manipulating and analysing large and complex datasets e.g. using tools like SQL, PowerBI, and ACL for structured data, and/or R and Python for unstructured data.
-Are experienced in visualisation, creating graphical static and interactive displays of data that clearly communicate insights, e.g. through the use of visualisation tools such as Qlik and PowerBI.
-Have experience in using data to support risk management and audit, and familiar with Internal Audit standards (preferred).
-Have strong interpersonal and presentation skills and ability to communicate with all levels of management.
-Have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment across multinational functional teams and multi-tasking.
-Have an analytical and expansive thinking with a strong desire to deliver and develop.
-Are knowledgeable of SAP and telecom business processes (preferred).
-Have a proven ability to self-start and effectively manage own workload to deliver a series of assignment.
-Have a willingness to learn new skill sets as needed to perform challenging and complex tasks.

What’s in it for you?
-28 days holiday (with the option to buy orsell 5 days) plus public holidays
-Flexible working
-Pension matching scheme of up to 10%
-5 paid days leave for charity projects
-MyChoices portal - cycle to work scheme, 100’sof retail discounts, shares and salary sacrifice schemes
-Global parental leave policy for all newparents coming in 2020 which includes 16 weeks fully paid leave and upon returning to work, new parents can work part-time hours for 6 monthswhilst being paid their full-time salary
-Access to Vodafone University and LinkedInLearning


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.