Data Analyst, Dealer Network Development at IHS

Data Analyst, Dealer Network Development

Bracknell - Capitol Building | Essen - Theodor-Althoff-Str


Dealer Network Development (DND) studies help automotive manufacturers to optimize their sales and aftersales dealer networks, manage dealer performance and maximize market penetration.
Data Analysts support the creation of related analyses as part of DND studies, which may include regular services as well as ad-hoc projects. Data Analysts conduct those analyses independently or as part of an international team, supported by experienced consultants and colleagues. They are responsible for the delivery of the full service, from data collection and quality checking, to the analysis and creation of client reports.
As a Data Analyst you will:
  • Support the delivery of bespoke client projects as part of IHS Markit’s Automotive Advisory Service Practice working for some of the world’s largest car manufacturers.
  • Work on projects to help automotive manufacturers to optimize their dealer location footprint, market coverage and sales penetration.
  • Work extensively with both structured and unstructured datasets: Perform ETL (Extract, Transform & Load) procedures, undertake market research & conduct data gathering tasks.
  • Analyse and interpret a variety of data held in multiple relational databases to assist our Clients in understanding both current business performance (i.e. vehicle market share) and aid in their future decision making.
  • Utilise mapping software and run SQL procedures to perform location planning analysis.
  • Manage the preparation and analysis of automotive data (e.g. regional registrations, sales and vehicles in operation) and non-automotive data (e.g. demographic, retailer locations and geographic).
  • Support the formal presentation of recommendations back to client stakeholders through the creation of maps outputs and development of custom reports.
  • Provide insight into workflow documentation and improvements
  • Become an expert in the future challenges facing automotive retailing and stay well informed of the latest industry trends.

As a Data Analyst, you will be expected to have:

  • A degree in Applied Geography, Geomatics, Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Business Informatics, or similar.
  • Experience using relational databases using SQL.
  • Knowledge of GIS mapping software (ideally ESRI ArcMap).
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
  • Strong analytical skills; a passion for data and uncovering insight.
  • Effective time keeping & organisational skills.
  • The ability to work independently & pro-actively in a global team.
  • Fluency in German preferred. Strong English essential.
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement.
  • Independent learning and accountability.
  • Experience in automotive would be beneficial, though not essential.

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