Data Analytics / Data Engineering Consultant (6-month Fixed Term Contract)

The role

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are 3,300 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Locally based project consultants (Bristol, Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Manchester) 6 Months Fixed Term Contract

Become part of the team

  • Are you driven by a desire to make a difference?
  • Are you comfortable engaging with and becoming a trusted adviser to clients from all levels of seniority? 
  • Would you be keen to work collaboratively with diverse teams of experts and draw on your own experiences to develop and publicise insight that could shape thinking across a sector? 
  • Is being able to shape your own career pathway and support the development of others through leading teams important to you?
  • Do you enjoy solving complex problems using logic, creativity, analytics and interpersonal skills to find appropriate solutions? 

Isn’t it time you joined us?

We’re looking for team members with great interpersonal skills, who thrive off problem solving and who love working with others to deliver great outcomes for our clients. We value a diverse professional background, but we expect you to have a successful track record, be appropriately qualified (ideally with a degree or equivalent professional qualifications in mathematics, operational research, physics, finance and economics or computer science), be an experienced specialist in one of our core capabilities like Data Science, BI/ Visualisation and data engineering/ data management. Our opportunities are at all grades, your entry level will depend on your experience and range of skills.  If you have some of the following skills and experience, we can offer the opportunity to make the most of them and to develop in other areas to build your career.

This is a 6 month fixed term contract position.

Personal Skills

  • Experience conducting analysis for evidence-based decision making by either using:
    • Business Intelligence / Visualisation tools;
    • Data science techniques, approaches and algorithms;
    • Data engineering and data management processes and platforms; or
    • Developing financial models
  • An inquisitive mind that wants to solve the trickiest challenges whilst working with incredible colleagues.
  • Existing experience in consulting would be beneficial although we equally like in-house experience.
  • Balancing your analytical abilities with your stellar communication skills; you will be comfortable taking data and turning it into digestible information.

Technical Skills – Experience in one of the following areas

  • For data visualisation: you will be experienced in working in one of the principal Cloud environments of Azure, AWS and GCP
    • Experienced in using BI tools like Tableau, Power BI, Qlik, SAS and Cognos.
  • For data engineering: you will be experienced in working in one of the principal Cloud environments of Azure, AWS and GCP
    • Familiarity with legacy data warehouse platforms such as Oracle, Teradata would be an advantage
    • Familiarity with common ETL tools such as Informatica, Talend would also be an advantage
    • SQL and NoSQL knowledge
    • Familiarity with programming languages such as Python, Java, Scala
    • Data APIs
  • For data science: you will be experienced in working in one of the principal Cloud environments of Azure, AWS and GCP.
    • Experience of R and Python with knowledge of NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Scikit-learn and Tensorflow/Keras. NLP packages (e.g. NLTK, spaCy), visualisation packages (e.g. Plotly, Dash, Power BI).
    • Demonstrable experience of translating business problems into data science solutions is highly preferred.

Some of our clients require Security Clearance and it would be helpful if you already had this in place.



We all work best when we feel valued, supported and life feels balanced, so we got the folks who actually work here to design our benefits.

Looking after you and yours

Flexible healthcare plans just for you or your family. Depending on your office location, we offer a range of benefits including dental, eye tests, gym discounts, Cycle to Work, and more.

Finding work/life balance

Now, more than ever, we’re big on flexible working. Whatever the situation at the time, we’ll have an open discussion about what works for you. We’ve also enhanced our parental leave, so you can make more time for what really matters.

Taking a break

Because there’s more to life than just work… All our office locations have competitive annual leave allowances. You can also buy up to five extra days per year.

Personal growth

Learning never stops – it feeds the mind, expands our skills, and strengthens our team. We offer a range of ongoing internal and external training programmes covering everything you'll need to feed and grow your career ambitions.

Planning for the future

Don't worry, we offer all the sensible stuff, including a pension, life assurance, income protection schemes, and PA shares.

Giving back

Take advantage of our great Give as You Earn scheme, or why not volunteer up to three days a year for a charity close to your heart?

A home for everyone

Whether just starting out, or a practised hand, we have active and firm-wide support communities in place to help everyone get the support they need.

Find out more

Going further afield

With offices in countries across the globe, as a firm, we’re able to relocate folks who want to move – whether temporarily or permanently. Your starting location doesn’t have to be forever, as your career takes off.


The base office for this role is Bristol, UK. However, you may sometimes be required to work onsite at client offices, too. You can find out more about our offices and remote working approach on our Locations page.

Additional Information


• Pension
• 25 days holiday

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

* Please note you must already have the unconditional right to live and work in the EU/UK region* We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights