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Aviation Data Researcher

RELX Group


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Cirium brings together powerful data and analytics to keep the world moving. We match an intrapreneurial approach with decades of experience in aviation and air travel. Enabling airlines, airports, travel companies, tech giants, aircraft manufacturers, financial institutions and many more to accelerate digital transformation. Be part of our mission and strategy to activate data fluency around the industry. With us, you will drive change, work with the industry’s most talented people and advance your career opportunities.

Aviation Data Researcher - Cirium - Heathrow


Cirium’s datasets are under constant review, change and improvement. We require a Data Researcher who will be responsible for researching and inputting key airline traffic and financial performance data.

The successful candidate should bring with them a broad knowledge of the aviation industry with a keen attention to detail and the ability to work collaboratively, as well as independently to achieve a range of associated tasks. These will range from manual research via the web, document processing and quality checks, in addition to transforming data and combining the information we acquire with our existing datasets, in order to provide the best in class data for our clients while maintaining high quality and consistency throughout.

The ability to see the bigger picture of our data and how clients use our information is important, so being comfortable with working towards commercial objectives as well as personal ones is a key aspect and training will be provided to aid this. The successful candidate will work day-to-day in a small team researching and curating airline traffic and financial data.

With the world’s current situation during the COVID-19 Pandemic, we offer the flexibility to work from home and from our Heathrow office. Both are encouraged and while in training you’ll have a mix of both with all required IT equipment provided. Our offices have strict capacity levels, booking systems, cleaning regimes and guidance on sanitising hands and face masks throughout to ensure safety.


  • Managing accurate and timely data entry using Cirium Content Management Systems
  • Developing depth of domain expertise across datasets and sectors of the aviation industry
  • Developing strong and consistent relationships with your team and the wider Data Research organisation at Cirium
  • Identifying new data sources and establishing data supply relationships through support functions in the wider organisation
  • Active source management with new and established data suppliers
  • Data quality analysis and remediation activity
  • Desktop research for monthly airline traffic and quarterly airline financial results
  • Work with operations support functions on initiatives to improve workflow efficiencies
  • Consistent collaboration with product, data management and technology teams as required
  • Review and respond to related issues/queries from the business and external clients/data suppliers

Experience / qualifications:

  • Proven data research and analysis experience, with a good understanding of MS Excel and other data analysis software tools/techniques
  • Experience in a fast paced data environment and the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Capable of acquiring, transforming and processing large volumes of data accurately and quickly
  • Methodical, structured and proactive approach to organising and managing work
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to identify trends and tendencies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working to deadlines
  • Understanding of data protection and governance legislation/requirements an advantage
  • Good understanding of the aviation sector an advantage
  • Languages an advantage particularly Chinese dialects, Russian and/or Spanish

We are an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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