BUSINESS DATA SPECIALIST

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Updated At: 2018-03-04

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Establish positive working relationships with colleagues across the global WFT organization particularly (a) GBP (b) Corporate Marketing (c) country BD teams.
  • Promote Weatherford in front of our clients (customer satisfaction with the quality of our data and services).
  • Ensure that QHSSE policies and practices are embedded in the organization to ensure a safe working environment for all staff.
  • Prepare reports of findings, illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written text.
  • Understanding both the oil and gas service industry and the processes Weatherford uses to analyze this
  • Process & review computer data reports, printouts, in order to create/provide company’s performance indicators with accuracy.
  • To turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions.
  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
  • Develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality.
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources, manage and maintain data and database systems.
  • Process and review operational data, computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems.
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets.
  • Filter and “clean” data, and review computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems.
  • Working with all Department heads review the current IKTVA data statistics, define a strategy for each product line so as to ensure that the IKTVA objectives and KPI’s are achieved where practicable.
  • Compile and distribute reports as instructed / requested by the direct reporting management.
  • Work closely with management to prioritize business and information needs.
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities.
  • To adhere to established Weatherford work ethics and policies at all times when dealing with our customers.
  • Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfil these.

Required Skills: 

  • Stay abreast of industry or business trends.
  • Proficiency in, or ability and willingness to aggressively learn, all Microsoft office products, including (SharePoint, BI, Excel etc…).
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects etc), databases (SQL etc), programming (XML, JavaScript, or ETL frameworks).
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing large datasets in (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc…).
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyses, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.
  • Ability to analyse and summarize substantial data into concise top level views/reports.
  • Ability to work on emerging and often ambiguous topics with a curious and with a problem solving mind-set.
  • High energy: demonstrates flexibility in approach to changing work priorities.
  • Has or demonstrates willingness to develop, effective communication skills.
  • Good Team player, able to share knowledge and resources to achieve team objective with no reservation.
  • Ability to work under little or no supervision providing the highest standard and volume of work.

Required Education:

  • Graduate in engineering or earth science discipline, business education a valued addition
  • BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics

Required Experience:

  • Proven working experience as a data analyst
  • Experience with Marketing
  • Experience with Data base
  • Basic understanding of the In Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program

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