Graduate Data Processor

Permanent, Full-Time, St Albans

£21.5k - £23k  plus bonus and other benefits

Fantastic opportunity to join a successful research agency

  • ABA Market Research Ltd works with many of the UK’s leading brands – from John Lewis, M&S and Asda, to O2, Superdry and Halfords

  • ABA is proud to have won the MRS award for Best Agency 2012 and a further MRS award in 2014. Following nominations from our clients, we have won two 2017 AURA Awards including Agency of the Year – evidence of our high standing in the industry

  •  ‘ABAers’ not only enjoy this success but also use their expertise for the wider good – helping to run our shop, ‘Raindrops on Roses’, whose profits all go to charity

  • We are looking for a Data Processor with the drive to work on challenging and high-profile projects

  • You will be given responsibility from early on and have a mandate to innovate and find your own way

  • Your commitment will be matched with all the encouragement and support you’ll need to maximise your potential


Gain behind the scenes exposure to capturing research data

  • This role works with the data captured through our market research methodologies. Key aspects of this role will include:

  • Setting up and managing simple and complex online surveys

  • Using Excel to run data tables and any associated summary spreadsheets for projects

  • Using internal and external software’s, including Spotfire

  • Working with the Senior Data Analyst to recommend ways to automate and streamline existing outputs

  • Working with external suppliers and tools to manage survey data collection to the required project specifications.

  • Delivering straightforward PowerPoint reporting packs, and taking responsibility for data checking reports

  • Working with our IT department to develop and publish questionnaires, portals and email sends using bespoke software

  • Managing the verbatim coding process on relevant projects

  • Being responsible for knowing about your clients plus the set-up and logistics of the projects you are working on


We’re seeking a combination of energy, adaptability and accuracy

  • Can work confidently in Excel – be able to process large amounts of data using formulas

  • Motivation to master new softwares

  • Ability to solve problems in a rational, clear-sighted way

  • Capacity to plan and execute multiple tasks – prioritising effectively

  • Can marshal large data sets – picking out anomalies and spotting errors

  • Ability to work in a thorough, precise manner and display excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Have strong communication skills to be able to build good working relationships across the business 

  • Above all, this role is about having energy, rigorous thinking and a genuine thirst for doing a great job


An outstanding pay and benefits package

  • Available to start as soon as possible

  • Competitive starting salary of £21.5K-£23k, depending on experience, plus performance-related bonus scheme and paid overtime

  • 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays and your birthday off

  • Internal training courses and potential to progress within the team - a commitment to your personal development

  • ABA ‘specials’ include a buddy scheme, paid-for lunches and an interest-free season ticket loan

  • A generously funded social committee run by our employees – past events include, summer barbecues, top-golf and much more

  • A St Albans location that provides a blend of ‘leafiness and liveliness’ just 20 minutes from central London and well connected to further afield

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