Data Analyst

Job Title: Data Analyst

Location: Wilmslow

Full-time, permanent

Salary: £28,000 – £30,000

Citation are one of the top 100 companies in the UK to work for with an industry-leading client retention rate and thousands of very happy customers. (Our 5* Trustpilot and Glassdoor reviews speak for themselves!) We are really proud of our leading staff engagement and retention rates. It is what has enabled our double-digit growth every year for the last 6 years and it is core to our business strategy.  As we scale for further growth across the Citation Group, hopefully that’s where you come in.

We are one of the UK’s biggest providers of Health & Safety, HR, Employment Law and ISO services to businesses. We are far from your average service provider as our colleagues bring their great personalities to work, not just their policies


The Role

A Citation Data Analyst will be able to adapt to a fast paced and evolving architectural landscape.  The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills coupled with good communication and a collaborative approach. We’re looking for someone with a growth mindset who is always looking for ways to improve themselves as well as the team.

You will design, build, test and maintain BI reports, ensuring they meet business requirements and user needs; and most importantly be aligned to strategic plans.  There will be a focus on providing insights across the business and being able to communicate these effectively to guide decision making.

You will need a significant set of technical skills, including SQL and Tableau coupled with an ability to solve complex business problems.


The Person

We are looking for someone who can roll their sleeves up and ‘dig in’ with the rest of the team. In addition, the successful candidate should have:

  • Pro-active and highly self-motivated with the proven ability to deliver requirements on time and to agreed standards
  • A collaborative, analytical mindset
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet both functional and non-functional requirements
  • Identify, design and implement internal process improvements; automating manual processes and optimising data delivery
  • Deliver updates to stakeholders based on analytics
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to identify areas for improvement
  • Works collaboratively with a range of people to support the wider business agenda
  • Proactively identifies areas for improvement, shares lessons learnt with colleagues and encourages others to do the same
  • Be flexible in approach and being mindful of change
  • Have a can do attitude with a focus on deadlines and delivery


Education & Experience:

  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Strong SQL skills for querying and exploring data sets
  • Tableau experience, or exposure to alternative BI platforms (Power BI, Qlikview etc)
  • Experience delivering insight from disparate data sets
  • Ability to prioritise effectively
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas to non-technical stakeholders
  • Commercial awareness to understand link between data and business impact
  • Educated to degree standard


  • Data Modelling experience
  • Alteryx skills
  • Python/R skills


What you get from us?

Working for Citation you will receive 25 days holiday, corporate gym membership discounts, private healthcare, your birthday off work, the opportunity to purchase extra leave, pension contributions and more.

It’s a great place to work because of the people we employ. Fun, professional and supportive, we want likeminded individuals who love to love their job (no ‘mood hoovers’ here thanks!). So, if our culture sounds like a good fit for you and you want to be part of our success story, then send us your details


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