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Data Administrator - Valpak


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The Data Administrator will collect and process data relating to our clients’ obligations under the Packaging, WEEE and Batteries regulations. The Data Administrator will work alongside Account Managers and Data Team Managers to compile data and calculate obligations for a range of accounts.

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The Data Administrator will liaise with suppliers of Data Insights’ customers to collect information by email, as well as spending time at client sites to undertake weighing exercises.

They will also interact with other departments within Valpak, as well as external organisations, and will therefore need excellent communication skills and a high level of professionalism.

Key accountabilities

Data cleansing and maintenance

  • To use in-house computer software to input and analyse weights information
  • To use MS Excel applications to check and improve the accuracy of data within EPIC database

Collection of packaging, WEEE and batteries data

  • To visit client sites to conduct weighing exercises
  • To collect and weigh sample products at Valpak offices To contact the suppliers of Data Insights’ clients to gain weights information by email

Understanding of the packaging, WEEE, and batteries regulations

  • To receive in-house training on the packaging, WEEE and batteries regulations
  • To provide support to the Account Managers in the calculation of the packaging, WEEE and Batteries waste submissions

Customer service

  • To produce written communication with clients and suppliers through emails and letters
  • To provide telephone support to clients and suppliers when collecting packaging weights information

Valpak company policies

  • To work within the guidelines of Valpak’s ISO accreditation and Risk Management Policies
  • To adhere to all of Valpak’s Health and Safety Policies

Key areas

  • Provide a high standard of accuracy in collection and management of data
  • Develop a good understanding of Data Insights’ services and processes
  • Provide excellent customer service when dealing with clients and clients’ suppliers

Experience, skills

  • Task Driven
  • Confident working with data via MS Excel
  • Experience of working in an office environment using email and telephone is desirable
  • Experience of analysing and manipulating large volumes of data is desirable
  • Must have high standards of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be a confident individual who can work well on their own or as part of a team
  • Must have high level of professionalism
  • An interest in environmental issues is desirable


  • Full UK Manual Driving License
  • Minimum: Grade C in Mathematics and English GSCE/O Level standard
  • Desirable: Educated to at least A level standard or equivalent


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Option to join subsided gym membership.
  • Disability income protection.
  • Critical illness cover.
  • Option to join private medical insurance.
  • Option to join bike to work scheme.
  • Life assurance.
  • Company pension.
  • One day per year as a volunteering day, where we encourage staff to spend some time in their working day volunteering in any way they wish or to get involved in a variety of activities listed by the company.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • £22,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Stratford-upon-Avon (Warwickshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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