Project Analyst
The Job

A fantastic opportunity for a passionate individual to join The Lead Agency in the role of Project Analyst. Reporting to the Head of Data Insight, the role will be wholly focused on the support and delivery of key data and insight projects across the spectrum of the business. The role holder will work very closely with technology and development teams, as well as with operational teams across the business.

As an experienced analyst familiar with working within a technical, development-led environment, you will use your advanced skills and knowledge in analytical languages and techniques to lead in the development and maintenance of queryable datasets, create analytical models to address project needs, transform outputs into actionable insights and move projects towards effective delivery.

A detail-oriented and commercially-minded technology enthusiast, you will own and manage your contribution to projects and fully document your process and approach along the way. You will be an effective communicator, strong team player and ideally have knowledge of working within an agile project management framework.

The role offers the opportunity to work within AI and machine learning applications, and a working knowledge or experience of which would be an advantage.

The Responsibilities
  • Fully own project requirements, driving projects forward via your input.
  • Manage timescales and document progress and approach.
  • Work closely with in-house and off-site development teams to develop data-led products and processes.
  • Optimise data collection processes, ensuring full compliance with regulation and legislation.
  • Work with data infrastructure teams to devise optimal data storage and processing applications, ensuring that systems are fit for purpose.
  • Develop and fully test data models for project requirements.
  • Communicate achievements and analysis outputs to senior stakeholders.
The Skills
  • A mathematics or statistics-related degree
  • 5 years’ experience within an analyst role, ideally in a development-led organization
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Other languages (SAS, Python, r) would be beneficial
  • Understanding of agile development processes
  • Experience of working on transformational business projects, within established timeframes
  • A working knowledge of machine learning applications
  • Experience working with Hadoop, Spark, Cosmos DB or other big data applications
  • A strong knowledge of and experience in statistical analysis
  • Experience with data visualization software (beneficial)
  • Technically-minded, with an interest in working with cutting-edge technology
  • Unafraid to challenge the status quo
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to autonomously work with senior stakeholders
  • Great team worker, able to influence and promote change
  • Passionate about the detail
The Company

The Lead Agency is a performance and technology business that helps companies to acquire new customers.

We use our own digital assets, emerging technologies and a unique network of premium UK publishers to find and engage hard-to-reach in-market consumers as they research their next purchase online. Our proprietary lead technology and in-house contact centre teams then process the data we generate – from initial enquiries through to the secure distribution of qualified leads to our clients’ CRM.

We have been in business since 2002 and specialise in automotive and property. Our extensive client list includes BMW, VW Group, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Hyundai, Yopa and eMoov.


Ambitious businesses need ambitious people – and that’s exactly what we’re looking for at TLA. Our journey – from a start-up business in 2002 to one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech companies – owes a lot to our focus on continuous improvement and striving to be the best that we can be.

We want to grow with people who share that ethos; who can bring something special to the team but have that desire to keep improving. This role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an award-winning team and fulfil your potential within a growing business.


  • Award-winning performance and technology business based in Liverpool and London
  • 100-strong team spanning roles in development, design, UX, digital marketing, customer service, quality assurance, product ownership, account management and more.
  • One of the UK and Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies:
    • Tech Track 100 (The Sunday Times)
    • FT1000 (Financial Times)
  • Fifth-fastest growing tech company in the north of the UK (Tech Nation)
The Culture

The Lead Agency is a fast-moving and creative company that believes that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.

We value ambition and persistence, and we encourage each other to drive progress through continual improvement and innovation. We’re working on exciting projects with the potential to transform our industry and allow us to expand both in the UK and internationally.

Our headquarters offer one of Liverpool’s best locations to work in – a bright, open plan office on the 13th floor of the Unity Building, offering spectacular panoramic views of our city.

Balance is important to us, which is why we offer flexible working hours, free personal training and squash games, subsidised gym membership… and a free office bar every Friday! In addition, we have regular nights out and charity events throughout the calendar.

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The Lead Agency appreciates the time you’ve taken to consider the details and we welcome your application.

To begin your application please APPLY NOW below or send your CV or LinkedIn profile to or call +44 (0)151 221 9889 to discuss the role.

Position: Project Analyst

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Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
The Lead Agency, 20 Chapel Street, L3 9AG, Liverpool, Merseyside
Valid through
31 August 2018
Base Salary
£ 35000 - £ 40000
Date posted
8th April 2019