Data Scientist

The Best Connection Group Ltd

The Best Connection Group Limited is looking to appoint a Data Scientist to join our existing team based in Bromsgrove reporting to the Digital Strategy Manager.

The Role:

The core function of a Data Scientist is to collect, organise, analyse, structure and interpret data to support stakeholders in making decisions.

The Data Scientist will:

  • Extract information from SQL and No-SQL data sets to identify patterns and correlations.
  • Interpret findings from data analysis to produce meaningful information for business stakeholders.
  • Perform statistical analysis of data using different methods and techniques.
  • Use data to predict trends relating to performance of different areas of the business.
  • Use various tools and techniques to visualise data in easy-to-understand formats such as diagrams and graphs.
  • Creating and preparing ad-hoc reports for various stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Produce weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for different business functions.
  • Lead on creation and development of a BI suite for the business.
  • Monitor data quality and manage any data reconciliation and cleansing activity.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to understand data requirements and identify improvements.
  • Develop best practice approaches to delivering MI to relevant stakeholders.
  • Work within the Digital Strategy Team to set up processes and systems to make working with data more efficient.
  • Provide recommendations to the Digital Strategy Manager about data requirements during the development of a digital end-to-end system.
  • Provide data quality assurance and perform validation checks.

The Package:

  • Annual salary of approximately £35,000 to £50,000 depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Initially you will be entitled to 30 days paid holiday per annum, rising to 33 days after a year’s employment inclusive of statutory holidays.
  • Free Car or Bike Parking
  • Flexible Remote Working Policy
  • Pension
  • Opportunity for personal development through in-house and external training providers.

The Person:

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years proven experience within a Data Scientist role
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience using data visualisation skills such as Power BI and Tableau
  • In-depth knowledge and experience using SQL
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Proven experience with Python
  • Comfortable and confident working within different systems and databases
  • Manages own time and can work with autonomy
  • Can show resilience in an unpredictable environment where work levels and priorities can rapidly change
  • Can adhere to deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail

The Company:

The Best Connection, an Equal Opportunities Employer, was formed in 1991. The company has a network of over 90 branches throughout the UK from which it specialises in the supply of temporary labour to the industrial, HGV, warehouse and distribution sectors. With a peaked turnover of £363 million, The Best Connection is one of the largest providers of Industrial and Driving staff in the UK

Hours of Work:

Your working week will consist of up to 37.5 hours Monday – Friday with 1 hour’s lunch break each day. For this role we are able to offer hybrid working but do require candidates to live within commutable distance to our Head office in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your email/cover letter where ( you saw this job posting.

To apply for this job please visit

Job Location