Data Assistant- Corporate Analysis

  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie

Job Description

We are looking for a Data Assistant to join our Corporate Analysis team in Edinburgh on a fixed term basis of 12 months.  The Corporate Analysis team is responsible for maintaining and optimising company operational and financial data and global Upstream M&A data that is held in our data platform.    This is a great early career position for a candidate looking for a good grasp of the fundamentals of data management.


About you and how you can excel in this role

You are intrigued by the importance of data for business decision-making and want to work in a leading research, analytics and consultancy organisation. You have experience of using MS Office packages, and are numerate and curious. You may also have an interest in natural resources industries, but data is your passion. 

You are hardworking and inquisitive, known for your attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.

You thrive working with others as well as independently to get things done as you learn.


About the role

This is a great opportunity where you will develop an understanding of our data tools, processes and analytics, which are used by our industry experts to deliver solutions to our clients. Working with an experienced team of data experts, you will support the maintenance of our data and systems. Your main focus will be data gathering, collation and formatting to the highest standards. You will also perform some administrative tasks.

This is a growth role, so you can expect career progression as you learn new technical skills and develop existing knowledge in a fascinating industry.


What you’ll love about Wood Mackenzie

For the past 45 years,  we have established  our reputation as a trusted source of  knowledge and forward- looking insight for the world’s most innovative  organisations. 

Our teams are located around the world, and deliver research and consulting projects based on our assessment  and valuation of thousands of individual assets, companies  and economic indicators such as market supply, demand  and price trends. As a result, we can count the world’s key energy institutions and governments  among our most loyal clients.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We value everyone’s contribution and support them to reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being. There are opportunities to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

We are part of a company that has been named as a Best Employer by Forbes Magazine and on the Forbes Most Innovative Companies list three years running. Verisk is one of only 15 out of 500 companies to appear on both lists. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!


What you’ll love about Verisk 

Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2017, Forbes magazine named Verisk to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list for the third consecutive year and to its America’s Best Mid-Size Employers list. We also earned the Great Place to Work® Certification for the second consecutive year in recognition of our outstanding workplace culture.

Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years, helping them protect people, property, and financial assets. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.

At Verisk, you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create a positive and lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.



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