East Anglia Data Analyst Apprenticeship (Level 4)

Contract Type
Administration, Environment
Bedford , Brampton , Chelmsford , Colchester , Ely , Ipswich , Norwich
Expiry Date
Do you have a passion for number crunching, statistics and modelling? Are you motivated by spotting patterns, identifying trends and understanding what the data is telling you?

Job Description

Job description  
Protecting and enhancing East Anglia’s natural resources are unique and exciting challenges. Working with partners and communities from The Wash to the Thames.
We help people and wildlife adapt to climate change, work to reduce the impacts of flooding, drought, rising sea levels and coastal erosion. We improve the quality of our water, land and air by addressing pollution and work with businesses to help them comply with environmental regulations.

Do you have a passion for number crunching, statistics and modelling? Are you motivated by spotting patterns, identifying trends and understanding what the data is telling you? If so, we’re looking for a Data Analyst Level 4 Apprentice full of enthusiasm and potential to join us.

You’ll be completing a Data Analyst Level 4 Apprenticeship through a combination of online learning and remotely delivered workshops.

For more info on working with us see https://environmentagencycareers.co.uk/

Virtual apprenticeship events:
Join us at our virtual apprenticeship events to learn more about the apprenticeship’s opportunities on offer and hear from existing staff about what it’s like to work for the Environment Agency.

5th May 13:30pm - 14:30pm
9th May 16:30pm – 17:30pm
11th May 18:30pm- 19:30pm

Follow this link to book your place https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BPFO

The team  
You’ll receive coaching and mentoring from professional team members, working with and learning from experienced Data Analysts.

You'll gain experience in different types of work and involved in the delivery of various projects. You will rotate around several teams, all of which will enhance your knowledge and skills.

You’ll gain experience of Environmental Practices, learn about various parts of our organisation, our great colleagues, obtain insight and knowledge to support your role and career.

Experience/skills required  
*You need to meet the apprenticeship eligibility criteria, detailed in the applicant Candidate Pack.*

Experience isn’t as important as your enthusiasm and commitment, but you must be confident using numbers. The role is about being able to collate, interpret and analyse data.

What is important is that you have good attention to detail and would enjoy generating, analysing and understanding the data to establish what it tells us. For this you’ll need a good mathematical understanding.

You’ll need;
-Experience using Excel with a willingness to learn to use databases and geographical information systems
-Good verbal and written communication skills.
-Effective planning skills with the ability to prioritise and deliver to tight deadlines
-Decision making skills, based on data and evidence


Have achieved (or expected to achieve) 96 UCAS points from a minimum of two A Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications, including A Level Maths (Grade A – C)

Contact and additional information  
In East Anglia we want to create a diverse workplace where people’s views are respected, valued, and listened to. We’re all different, and by embracing Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) we can become an equal opportunity employer where we grow and learn together.
It’s our ambition to champion diversity through building a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

We offer a fantastic benefits package including an attractive salary, flexible working, 25 days annual leave, and an award-winning Pension Fund.

The roles are full time with flexibility (30 hours+ for apprenticeships).

Interviews are likely to be held in late June, using an online platform such as MS Teams.
Apprenticeships are likely to start in September 2022.