How did you get your current job?
I made the most of my time on the Graduate Programme and utilised all the networks I made throughout no matter what department or level of seniority they may have been. When I finished the programme I was offered this role.
Describe a typical day?
Normally I have meetings and presentations throughout the day with my team where we work through analysis and draw conclusions from the data that is provided. I will then reply to any emails in between these meetings.
What are the main tasks and responsibilities?
Analysing ‘Big Data’, presentations, and managing expectations are definitely my main tasks and responsibilities.
What are the main challenges?
The main challenges for me are managing expectations of those I am presenting data and analysis to as people can have differing or conflicting views.
I get to work with people from the full Musgrave network.
What particular skills do you bring to your workplace?
Problem solving and teamwork are definitely two of my strongest skills which are incredibly important for Musgrave.
What advice would you give to someone considering this job?
Take every opportunity that comes your way, don’t be afraid of a challenge. Don’t be afraid to throw yourself into things, you’ll learn on the job
What are the three most important personal characteristics required for the job?
Team work, self confidence and adaptability
What kinds of work experience would provide a good background for this position?
Any retail or hospitality experience