Europe / United Kingdom / / Oxford


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Data Analyst – 101930

Analytics – Great Britain Oxford, Oxfordshire 

Data Analyst – Oxford, competitive salary, flexible working, work life balance  &  great benefits !


Do you want to work with a global market leader in media data measurement for some of our major clients Facebook Google Snapchat  & Tik Tok?
Do you have a maths/statistical background? 
Do you want to develop your Python programming skills?

Then look no further…


We are recruiting for a talented Data Analyst to join our dynamic Data Analytics team based in our Oxford office.
You will join a growing team in a production environment.
You’ll work within Global Media Analytics, Data Science, Research , Product Leadership and Operations teams on scripting check error logs and fixes, ad hoc requests and take ownership of processes in data reporting and data processing and providing client monthly reports both internally and externally on an international scale.
You’ll liaise with the Client Service team in helping to conceptualise what the client wants using SQL and Python,Online Cloud systems and note books 

You’ll work with the local team  to help deliver annual data extracts  and reporting specific market. and data extracts to our clients.
This role offers autonomy in the execution of workload and the management of individual priorities and deadlines and is primarily a role supporting the work of Senior Analysts but with scope to progress quickly and make a real impact to the success of the team and wider business.


Sound interesting… ?Take a look at what we do and how we measure audiences using data here:


Responsibility for the creation and delivery of custom projects and developments, across the international Media Analytics business, to help our clients plan, activate and measure their advertising and media spend more efficiently.
The role employs a variety of tools and techniques to extract, combine and process large datasets and apply analytical and statistical methodologies.The work is very varied and fast-moving and requires a high level of flexibility and creativity with scope to make an immediate contribution to the success of the team.
Using Python, Pyspark, SQL, Excel and internal Nielsen tools to interrogate media databases and create custom analytical reports for clients.
Translating broad client requests into focussed technical report specifications
Producing reports to agreed quality and delivery standards – with an eye to using technology to automate and streamline workflows.
Working with senior analysts and research colleagues in the delivery of Media Analytics projects and development initiatives.
Become the expert for a specific product area (e.g. Digital Audience Ratings, Mobile Analytics, TV Analytics, Statistical Modelling, Sales Effect etc.) and champion this across the international business.
Make an immediate contribution to the delivery of Media Analytics revenue targets.


Pre-requisite skills



  • Highly numerate and computer literate
  • Bachelors’ degree, or higher, in a numerate discipline 
  • High level of flexibility and evidence of creativity in working with large and complex data sets 
  • Strong communicator and team player able to work closely with colleagues and external clients in defining and delivering solutions 
  • Be able to self-manage multiple deadlines simultaneously and the ability to work independently and set appropriate priorities. 
  • Ability to translate client business issues into technical analysis specifications and deliver to tight deadlines 
  • Python, SQL or similar programming expertise with knowledge of Amazon AWS Cloud computing an advantage

Desirable skills..nice to have but not essential..

Good knowledge and experience of using panel-based data and analysis techniques and an understanding of the limitations and usability of multiple data sources
Knowledge and experience of using multivariate statistical techniques 
MS Office experience particularly Excel 
Experience of a number of Nielsen databases with detailed experience of how to retrieve and produce data from them 
Good commercial understanding of company mission and strategy and how this relates to the team and individual roles 
Problem solving and solutions orientated 
Knowledge of other European languages an advantage 



In return for your skills we offer a competitive salary and a generous leave package and other benefits including :

Flexible working/remote working
Fidelity Pension
AXA Private Health Insurance
Life Assurance
25 days holidays pa with option to purchase an additional 10 extra days
Gym membership discounts
Family friendly policies: Childcare vouchers /Maternity/Paternity/Adoption/Parental leave 
Season ticket loans/Car benefits/ £1000 Cycle to Work scheme
£1000 refer a friend scheme
Unum Lifeworks – private & confidential helpline
Discounts and savings on shopping and much more…

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

If this sounds good…click apply!
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By connecting clients to audiences, we fuel the media industry with the most accurate understanding of what people listen to and watch. To discover what audiences love, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are truly connected to their audiences, they can see the most important opportunities and accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Oxford,Oxfordshire 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No