Marine Data Analyst Apprentice

Central London

This vacancy is now closed


Employer description: 

Jotun is one of the world's leading paints and coatings manufacturers, combining the best quality with constant innovation and creativity. For almost a century, we have protected all types of property - from iconic buildings to beautiful homes. 


We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice. 

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience as you complete a Data Analyst - Level 4 Apprenticeship. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse data from various data sources (sales and consumption data, trading, performance, oceanographic, meteo, AIS, etc.) in order to document the operational efficiency of a vessel in respect of hull performance and paint purchasing/consumption.
  • Document the behaviour, actual hull and propeller performance, communicate the results to customers and suggest necessary actions to improve hull efficiency based on the available data. 
  • Contribute to the development of hull management related services to customers, such as HullKeeper and HSS.

As well as:

  • Analyse the oceanographic data for specific vessels in order to document the actual conditions vessels are exposed to.
  • Analyse the performance data for specific vessels in order to document the actual hull and propeller condition. 
  • Analyse the operational behaviour of the vessel and the impact on operational efficiency.
  • Contribute to the development of services and tools, in order to be proactive, understand the challenges in different trading areas and advise customers in optimising their vessel efficiency.
  • Support Technical Sales Support through analysis of vessel trade and all other available data
  • Assist the Sales Representatives in customer meetings in order to strengthen the customer relationship, promote the Hull Management Solutions and premium products portfolio.
  • Build relationships with customers own data analysts and fleet efficiency analysts.

Other Tasks Include:

  • Perform analysis and reporting using all available data sources (sales, data, performance, oceanographic, meteo, AIS, etc.)
  • Present the analysis results in a professional and understandable way
  • Act as a consultant towards customer and offer advice on hull management and operational efficiency optimisation
  • Create business intelligence from analysed data to support company’s strategy
  • Improve overall data quality (DD dates, hull & prop cleaning dates etc.)
  • Assist sales representatives by generating insights to promote premium products portfolio
  • Assist and support sales representatives in customer meetings
  • Assist in the development of data driven solutions to support company’s strategic targets
  • Build-up a network of contacts to relevant partners
  • Facilitate communication with the operators of the designated group of vessels for questions related to data exchange and performance analysis
  • Contribute to the further development of all analysis related services

What we are looking for:

Qualities and Knowledge:

  • Firm and positive attitude
  • Good presentation skills
  • Knowledge of advanced statistics
  • Programming skills (Big data, Matlab, Python) – (Highly desirable)
  • Hydrodynamics and/or naval architecture and/or mechanical engineering 

What we are looking for:


  • Acts on own initiative, makes things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
  • Uses a methodical and systematic approach; plans ahead, defines clear priorities and allocates resources effectively
  • Quickly understands and analyses complex issues and problems; comes up with sound and rational judgments
  • Demonstrates specialist knowledge and expertise in own area; participates in continuous professional development
  • Can communicate in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively
  • Co-operates well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information; supports others in the pursuit of team goals
  • Produces fresh and imaginative ideas and solutions; breaks away from tradition; promotes change and novelty (Highly desirable)
  • Adheres to company rules and procedures; executes plans with commitment and determination; achieves high quality results (Highly desirable)

Entry requirements:

Standard entry:

  • Level 3 qualification (apprenticeship/A-levels/BTEC, etc)
  • OR equivalent work experience (typically two years in a relevant role)


  • 5 GCSE's, including English and Maths at Grade 4 (C) or above
  • Experience with using Excel and Microsoft products (or similar)

Please see the programme guide for full entry requirements.

Working week:

8:30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday, 

37.5hrs per week.

Salary & Benefits:

  • £27,000 per annum.
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • An international Corporate Culture founded on our four values: Care, Respect, Loyalty and Boldness Opportunities for professional and personal development 
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.