Data Associate


Website WoodMackenzie WOOD MACKENZIE

Company Description

Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join.

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

Role Purpose

The successful candidate will maintain data and systems used to deliver content to clients and/or internal stakeholders. They will be executing the operation of business processes including data gathering, collation and formatting with a key focus on quality.

The individual will understand the implications of system changes, tools and processes that are used in the team, and the impact of making changes. A core part of the role will require them to transition manual processes to fully automated data pipelines by working closely with the Data Automation/Ingestion team or supporting the documentation of task for process improvement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow set procedures to complete regular data processes and analysis, ensuring completeness, accuracy and integrity of data
  • Collect and compile industry data on a regular basis from various sources to maintain and supplement the Data Platform
  • Form a good understanding of data domain, business activities and client requirements from the organisation’s products and services
  • Ensure integrity of our own sourced data through defined processes and identify new areas for improvement
  • Develop good working relationships with Research and Data colleagues to provide data support or process changes
  • Data owner, improve quality of data, demonstrate initiative and good understanding of databases structure
  • Document workflows and processes



Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience in working with data and demonstrate an affinity with numbers
  • Full proficiency with MS Office – Excel, PowerPoint
  • An understanding of Data visualisation techniques and BI tooling would be an advantage
  • A keen interest and passion for learning data skills like Python or SQL


Core Competencies

  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Process driven
  • Information gathering
  • Team working and communication
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Efficiency focused

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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