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Business Intelligence Apprentice

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Business Intelligence – Data Analyst Apprenticeship (L4)

Are you looking for an apprenticeship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a paid apprenticeship within our European IT team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an apprentice to join our IT team, based in Folkestone, Kent (remote working initially) on a 24-month contract commencing in Spring/Summer 2021. Working with all areas of the business as well as IT professionals, data analysts and data scientists.  You will receive up to £21,000 per annum and the training will be paid for too!

The role will incorporate:

  • Assisting with translating user requirements into detailed business requirements.
  • Assist with the implementation & creation of dashboards in Power BI using multiple data sources (SAP, SQL, SSAS, MS Azure, Excel Spreadsheets, SharePoint Lists, etc.).
  • Developing insightful and actionable analysis and reporting solutions for Church & Dwight to help optimize the business.
  • Investigating any discrepancies in data being used.
  • Highlighting opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability.

The Qualification

Over the 24 month contract you will gain the Data Analyst Level 4 qualification.

It includes developing:

Your Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours in all areas of Data Analytics including the fundamentals of data structures, logical and creative thinking skills, working with stakeholders, communication, research and much more.

Who we are looking for:

Our ideal candidate will be articulate, able to work on their own initiative, numerate and have experience with data/spreadsheets.

We welcome applications from anyone looking to undertake an industry apprenticeship in the Business Intelligence/IT sector.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Proficiency across all Microsoft Office Programs
  • Good attention to detail
  • Experience with data entry and visualization is desirable
  • French/German language skills would be an advantage (but not essential)

About Church & Dwight

You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening tooth polish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh Intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol, Waterpik and Flawless.

Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop, produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris and Church & Dwight GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.

In the UK we employ over 370 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity and have the right to work in the UK (including a student visa that allows you to undertake an apprenticeship opportunity), please visit our careers website and apply directly for the role.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

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With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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