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    • Date Posted
      November 24,2021
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    Research Analyst

    Research Analyst

    We are looking for a Research Analyst to join our global team, who is excited about collaborating with reserach managers to provide meaningful insights into their questions.

    The Role

    Based in the Europe and Emerging Markets team within the Research Analytics team, you will be working within a global team of data analysts and data scientists to provide meaningful insights into the questions of research managers, while contributing to the discussions on the role of research in solving grand challenges.

    Key responsibilities

    • Work within a global team to deliver research performance assessments* for internal and external customers on time, in scope and with desired quality, using Scopus and SciVal
    • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services
    • Contribute to process improvements

    Technical skills we are looking for

    • Thought partnership- able to understand the needs of internal stakeholders to make suggestions for analyses and metrics to drive insights and recommendations.
    • Data preparation- able to apply data blending techniques, able to apply hygiene checks, implement data quality precautions, use analytics techniques to prepare data for analysis
    • Data modelling- able to understand and apply statistical analysis
    • Data visualisation- able to present complex issues in simple and sophisticated insights, creates clear and insightful visual displays of data through selected tools and analytical packages.
    • Domain/Industry Skills- Understands complex features within discipline, industry, and activity.
    • Project Management Skills- able to effectively lead and manage small/operational analytics projects by structuring work in modular tasks, understanding the complexity of different project tasks and estimating time required for executing tasks. Able to work and time-manage their work on multiple (small) projects in parallel and collaborate with others to resolve blockers.

    Behavioural competencies

    • Technical and Professional Expertise
    • Develops Strategic Perspective
    • Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically
    • Connects Group to Outside World
    • Builds Relationships
    • Innovates


    To be successful in this role you will:

    • Have a Bachelor or Master’s degree, preferably in Science or Technology. Bibliometrics qualification a clear plus.
    • Have experience of consulting with stakeholders to understand their needs, propose meaningful insights, and deliver in time, scope and quality.
    • Have the ability to manage multiple projects at different stages, work in an agile way and prioritise and be able to signal challenges early on.
    • Have experience of working independently as a self-starter while supporting team goals
    • Be a trusted team player
    • Affinity with the world of research and how reserachers work is a plus
    • An affinity with data extraction and modelling using SQL, Python or other programming languages a clear plus
    • Experience with Tableau, R and other data visualisation softwares is a plus
    • English is the working language

    What we offer?

    We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities to develop yourself. Elsevier’s benefits are very competitive.

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