Job Details

Analytics and Data Science Specialists

Ref
ADVADSS122016
Region
London
Location
London
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Experienced

The work we do

The problems we solve lie at the convergence of technology and finance. We draw on engineering and scientific knowledge to understand infrastructure, assets and technology, but this is only one part of the puzzle. Our team will establish the new organisation and processes, and will seek to understand and nurture the way people work and how the business functions. We perceive the strategic fundamentals of a business and understand how these translate into day to day operations, discern the relationships between business functions and expose how complex organisations are served by assets and technology. This gives us a unique perspective on capital investment, operational expenditure, how assets create business value and how organisations carry and manage risk.
 
From boardroom down and technology up, our understanding of the complex, interconnected systems that make up a business enables us to create a line of sight between corporate strategy and asset operations, and to take on and solve the toughest problems for our most vital strategic infrastructure organisations.

What are we looking for?

Amey Strategic Consulting will harness the skills you’ve developed and help you to grow them, and will fast-track your CV by providing you new opportunities, significant responsibility and challenge from day one.
 
Our projects require a broad range of skills, and we are currently looking for analysts/data scientists across a range of experience levels, to support our business leaders, engineers and cutting-edge analytics team. The nature of our projects requires the development of intuitive user experiences for complex, data-intensive models.

Main purpose

  • To create and develop relationships with high-profile, blue chip clients up to Director level in the UK and abroad and to gain their confidence to gain new work or expand existing commissions.
  • To work with senior consultants and clients up to corporate level to provide objective advice, create value and deliver solutions to their business in the areas of asset management, investment, finance and operations
  • To understand the stakeholder environment of clients and contribute to the formation of strategy in relation to the management of their infrastructure assets
  • To undertake appropriate analysis to understand client’s risk, performance and cost profile and support the delivery of projects
  • To present the findings and solutions to your senior colleagues and clients at board level and below
  • To collaborate with Amey colleagues to develop the company profile and enhance the overall offering that Amey takes to market.
  • To develop innovative solutions to challenging problems within the infrastructure sector either on existing commissions or by attracting research and development funding.
  • To take responsibility for the delivery of particular elements of projects that meet or exceed the expectations of the client

Experience

The following skills and experience are desirable: 
  • Bachelor degree, or equivalent, in a subject with significant mathematical content
  • Experience working closely with clients, providing advice and solutions based on analysis of performance, risk and cost. Knowledge and experience of analytical approaches to management and pricing of risk would be of particular interest
  • Skills and a track record in quantitative analytics, and /or data science ideally applied to physical infrastructure or plant
  • Developed IT and software skills relevant to analytics work; for example relational or other database skills, application of analytic techniques within any software framework (e.g. R, Python)
  • Understanding of computational analysis, search and / or machine learning techniques, for example Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms, Random Forest Classification, Monte Carlo Analysis
The following skills and experience are essential: 
  • Highly professional with a determination to provide the most effective and appropriate solutions to clients
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate ideas clearly at all levels
  • Ability to work in unfamiliar business areas and to use their skills to create solutions
  • Ability to both work in and lead a team and to deliver and accept peer review as a matter of course
  • Flexible approach to working environment and hours in order to meet the needs of clients

Contact us

If you’re excited by our business, inspired by working with talented, motivated professionals and enthusiastic about contributing from day one, we’d like to talk to you about opportunities in our rapidly growing team.

This role has positions at all levels of seniority – Consultant (including graduate level), Senior Consultant and Principal Consultant.

Our team members are expected to work on projects across the UK and to be available for international work. The roles are based from both our London or Manchester offices.