Job specification

Data Analyst



Isle of Man


Reports to

Development Director



Thu, 08 Jun 2023

About the role

This role will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of leading-edge analytics systems, essentially taking complex problems and building them into simple frameworks.  In delivering this, the role holder will be crucial to the identification of trends and opportunities for growth through the analysis of complex data sets - whilst ensuring that we can data report through meaningful data mining, analysis and visualisation.  Fundamental to this role is the ability to communicate with all levels of our business and where necessary externally to it.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with managers to understand and maintain focus on their analytic needs, including critical metrics and KPI’s.
  • Proactively analyse data in response to stakeholder queries with an eye for what drives business performance, investigate and communicate areas of improvement.  
  • Define and implement data acquisition and integration logic, selecting an appropriate combination of methods and tools within the defined technology stack to ensure optimal scalability and performance of the solution.  
  • Develop and maintain datasets by acquiring data from primary and secondary sources and build scripts that will make our data evaluation process more flexible or scalable across datasets.  

About you

You will be inquisitive and a good communicator. You will be practised at extracting information that will support analytics across the business.  Understanding what excellence looks like you will be someone who constantly strives for improvement, clarity and understanding through analytics.

Personal Attributes

  • The personal drive and genuine desire to improve business performance through analytics
  • A passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change
  • A strong interest in business and business development

Knowledge, Skills, Attributes

  • Extensive experience (3+ years) with KNIME, Python, R or other statistical analysis tools is essential
  • Extensive and detailed knowledge of Excel and SQL is essential
  • 3 or more years' experience mining data as a data analyst
  • The very best analytical and problem-solving skills and a real passion for big data
  • Dedication to deliver team and business objectives and a willingness to learn new skills as systems and needs develop
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact at all levels within the business, both technical and non-technical
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with tight deadlines ... and a sense of humour is a must!
  • Proven analytical skills, including mining, evaluation, and visualisation. 
  • Technical writing experience in relevant areas including queries, reports and presentations. 
  • Experience with ETL, and model design and segmentation techniques
  • Proven success in a collaborative, team-oriented environment

Education and Qualification

  • Essential - A degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Math, Physics, Finance, Economics, Computer Science etc
  • Desirable - Isle of Man Worker 

Key attitude/behaviours

All plan.com employees must present a professional, efficient image at all times and undertake any tasks reasonably requested of them by the company.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • A can-do attitude - prepared to "go the extra mile"
  • Lots of energy - a team player who can work off their own initiative
  • A heightened sense of urgency
  • A curious learner with an interest in professional development
  • Actively demonstrate a passion for the business

What’s in it for you?

We’ll drive you to push your limits and develop your existing knowledge and skills. We actively promote open-ended learning and hope our people grab these opportunities with both hands. Bonus scheme and recognition awards:


Company wide pension scheme


private health insurance


entirely free gym membership


Extra half day holiday on your birthday


professional qualification support


access to play.plan for employee only rewards


personal life insurance


Generous holiday allowance

What to expect with a career at plan.com

plan.com launched in October 2013. We’re innovative, energetic and growing fast, which means we’re always on the look-out for people who share our passion and dedication to grow with us.

We promise that when you start your career with us, you’ll never stop learning and you’ll never stop being challenged.

If you fit the bill, get in contact. We’d love to hear from you.

We’re not your average company. Everyone’s input counts.

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We do not accept applications via email or any other contact method such as online via Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. The details that are submitted to us via the application process are stored securely on our HR portal. Access to this information will be restricted to senior management and/or members for the HR team. We do not share this data with third-parties and information is only used for the interview and job selection process. Data is stored for a maximum of six months. In certain circumstances it may be beneficial to hold your data for a longer period with a view to other suitable roles becoming available and thereafter it will be deleted from the HR portal.