Trainee Data Analyst

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Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Trainee Data Analyst

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: London

Closing date: 3rd February 2023


At Royal London we believe your difference is our strength and our organisation benefits from the different perspectives that diversity brings. Studies have shown that people from under-represented groups are less likely to apply unless they meet every requirement. So, if you’re excited about this role but your past experience isn't a perfect fit with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway as you may be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


About the role


We are looking for two Trainee Data Analysts to join the Data Management Support.  You will govern data, by managing the workflow throughout the data lifecycle - from acquisition, delivery to archive.  You will be responsible for monitoring inbound and outbound data flows – including the delivery of transactions which are in-scope of MiFID II reporting.


The Data Management Support team is part of the wider Data Management Group responsible for supporting the management of RLAM’s investment data.


Key responsibilities


  • Analyse, create and manage key data sets, ensuring errors as a result of incorrect data are kept to a minimal.
  • Meet daily and monthly SLA’s for data creation, exception reporting, and data delivery including MiFID II transaction reporting to RLAMS Approved Reporting Mechanism.
  • Ensure customer queries are fully meet and resolved within an appropriate timely manner
  • Responsible for monitoring MiFiD II transaction reporting delivery, ensuring accurate timely reporting of in-scope transactions
  • Provide effective and timely communication to relevant business and IT areas when interruptions and failures occur.




  • Experienced in Excel, word and PowerPoint
  • Will either typically possess a university degree, analytic and systems skills, basic knowledge of finance and good communication skills, or will have a background in the operations area and will have acquired an understanding of the process.  
  • Customer focus – showing a do it right do it now mentality
  • Confident and effective communicator
  • Analytical – capability to analyse data, identifying gaps and trends


What we offer


We've always been proud to reward our employees by offering a number of great benefits including:


  • A generous group pension scheme (up to 14% matching employer contribution)
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Annual company and performance based bonus
  • Life assurance (up to 8 x annual salary)
  • Enhanced parental leave policies
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Access 24/7 to confidential health, legal & financial advice


Full details can be found on our benefits page


About Royal London


Royal London is the largest mutual life insurance, pensions and investment company in the UK.  Since its foundation 160 years ago, Royal London has supported millions of people to protect and provide for themselves and their families.


Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) was established in 1988 and is a wholly owned and central part of the Royal London Group. Since our inception we have built a reputation as an innovative, high performing fund manager. Our track record and exceptional client service have been recognised with a number of awards. We are proud of the people we employ, the performance we have delivered and the wide-ranging group of clients we manage.


At Royal London, our People Promise is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This promise has been at the heart of our approach to hybrid working, ensuing a balance of time working in our offices, supporting the culture of collaboration and inclusion and some working time from home, so we can all continue to benefit from the flexibility this brings. Our hybrid working approach is built around our mutual mindset, thinking about what is good for us as individuals (the ‘me’) and in the context of what is right for our customers, our colleagues and The Royal London group (the ‘we’). Together we belong- collaborate – learn and perform.


Our expectation is that colleagues working in hybrid roles will come into the office for 50% of their time, and the rest from home. We want to be as consistent as we can with our approach but we also appreciate some colleagues need adjustments based on personal circumstances. (e.g. to support a disability, or caring responsibility) and / or may wish to formally seek a flexible working pattern in line with our flexible working policy.


We appreciate the world of work continues to evolve and we will continue to listen to our colleagues views on this whilst ensuring our on-going approach is right for our business and customers

We are an equal opportunities employer. We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning team. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills – whatever their educational background, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.




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