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Consultant - Data & Analytics

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As an Equifax Consultant you will play a pivotal role in Client Analytics within Data and Analytics (D&A).  You will lead analytical and consultancy projects, including the design and development of complex modelling assignments utilising CRA data.  You will have frequent engagements with external customers / stakeholders and will manage multiple projects delivering revenue for Equifax UK.  

What you’ll do  

  • Responsible for supporting the delivery of analytical projects leveraging CRA data assets. This includes credit strategy development, scorecard and model development to required quality standards and project timescales.  This will cover all stages, including sample design, retrospective analysis, performance analysis, population split analysis and reject analysis.

  • This position will involve performing analysis of multiple data sources using statistical analysis (Logistic Regression, Linear Regression, Decision Trees, Exploratory Data Analysis, CHAID Analysis & Cluster Analysis) and computer science to solve business problems. 

  • We are looking for someone who is able to communicate analytical results in order to generate improved business decisions and profitability. The role involves using data mining tools and programming languages SAS (mandatory), SQL, Python, Pandas and R to prepare data for analysis and business decision making and also involves delivering analytical and commercial solutions for internal and external clients. 

  • Provide the required support to Sales and Strategy Consulting teams to enable them to determine the most appropriate customer solution and to enable them to write the project proposal

  • To support customers and sales by undertaking professional presentations to audiences of all sizes, from junior levels through to the Board 


What experience you need  

  • Relevant degree in Mathematics or Statistics with a 2:1 or above

  • Experience in programming languages SAS (mandatory), SQL, Python, Pandas and R in a credit risk environment

  • An innovative mindset, with experience identifying opportunities that deliver incremental business benefit through leveraging of data and analytics 

  • Strong communication and consulting skills, with the ability and confidence to present to business partners and clients

  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with team members and clients at various levels, including business leaders.

  • Experience in all stages of credit strategy, scorecard and model development

What could set you apart

  • Previous analytical consultancy is a big data environment

  • Additional languages desirable are VBA or Google Apps Script / javascript.

  • Understanding of the regulatory landscape with respect to consumer credit and the potential impact to our clients

  • Use of credit bureau raw data


We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums. 

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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