About Avado

Here at Avado we believe in people-powered transformation because we know that all transformation starts with people. We are a professional learning organisation that upskills people, uplifts cultures and future‑proofs organisations in a fast‑moving world. We design and deliver interactive learning experiences in data, people, business analysis and marketing including work-readiness programmes, apprenticeships and professional qualifications. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver unrivalled learner experiences for people and organisations who want real change.

Avado is one of the Blenheim Chalcot (BC) portfolio companies. With c. GBP 500m (10 billion ZAR) in global sales, over 3,000 employees spread across its many businesses, and offices spread across the world (including Cape Town) BC is one of the world's leading digital venture builders. 

Who we need

Amanda, our inspirational Learning Delivery Manager, is looking for a proactive, passionate, and committed Data professional to join our team of Learning and Development Coaches to focus on our Digital Analyst apprenticeship programme.

Having a background of relevant industry experience, you will be able to transfer your knowledge and experience to enhance the provision we provide and make a real difference to the learners you engage with.  We need someone who is a natural coach, someone who is excited about their role and committed to developing and passing on their knowledge to the next generation of Data Analysts, encouraging both colleagues and customers alike.

Equally importantly, you will align beautifully with our organisational values, which were defined by our people for our people, clients, learners and partners:


What you will do

On this apprenticeship, our learners develop the tools and techniques to execute detailed investigations and analysis, where they will be able to identify the right solution to meet their employer’s needs. They gain the British Computer Society’s (BCS) Data Analyst qualification, and BCS Diploma Data Analysis Tools and Concepts.

You will support the apprentice in creating a portfolio that shows their ability to carry out these tasks at the correct level for the qualification:

  • Collect data to/from a range of systems.
  • Follow data and security standards, policies and procedures to activities.
  • Carry out database queries across tables to extract data for analysis
  • Use a range of techniques to identify and predict trends and patterns in data.
  • Help with data quality checking and cleansing.
  • Summarise, present and make recommendations from the results of data analysis.

You will be accountable for:

  • Caseload Management-plan and organise monthly learner visits, support your learners to ensure they progress and achieve, and use Avado systems effectively to monitor and record your learners’ journey.
  • Stakeholder engagement- you will work closely with our clients direct through apprenticeship program leads and line managers, and our own internal delivery team and account managers
  • Managing delivery KPI’s and escalating issues timely.


What we’re looking for

  • Significant Data Analyst industry experience
  • Passion and excitement to upskill apprentices
  • A commitment to developing learners and passing on your exceptional knowledge to the next generation of Data Analysts

Desirable Qualifications/experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of Data Analysis Concepts
  • Experience of coaching and teaching
  • Familiarity of apprenticeship standards and end point assessment processes
  • It would be desirable if you also have Data Technician industry experience too
  • Experience of using e-portfolio systems to capture evidence of learning
  • Supporting learners to embed maths and English
  • A passion for delivering training, coaching, and supporting learner development

What you’ll get 

Competitive salary plus lots of benefits including:

  • 21 days' holiday allowance + public holidays
  • Your birthday off!
  • Be part of the world leading digital venture builder and have the opportunity to be a part of, as well as learn from the incredible talent in BC and its portfolio businesses
  • Be exposed to the right mix of challenges and learning and development opportunities
  • A fun and open, if a little cricket-obsessed, atmosphere!

And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values which guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get to be at the forefront of helping a very diverse range of professionals enhance their careers, whether at the early stages or later down the line.

And we’re highly inclusive….

Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our clients and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that underpin our success; come and see for yourself!

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