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Data Analyst

At DataScouts, our mission is to provide better market insights, faster and more efficiently for our clients to navigate today’s fast-changing and thus less predictable business environment. 

Our consulting tools and services revolve around Ecosystem Intelligence. We help our clients become better prepared for whatever the future holds by addressing uncertainties in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment. We encourage clients to systematically collect and integrate real-time information about companies, trends, and events in their business processes. Our AI-enabled DataScouts platforms provide an automated workflow to support the market research process, from stakeholder mapping, over trend monitoring up to scenario planning. 

As a Data Analyst at DataScouts, your primary responsibility will be to identify early signals that validate key assumptions associated with potential scenarios of the future. By leveraging data-driven insights and analytical techniques, you will play a crucial role in helping us identify emerging trends and uncover relevant relationships.


Data Collection and Analysis:

  • Identify relevant data sources to support future scenario analysis.
  • Clean, validate, and preprocess data to ensure its accuracy and integrity.
  • Apply statistical and analytical techniques to analyze data and extract meaningful insights.

Future Scenario Identification:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand the key assumptions related to potential future scenarios.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the business landscape, industry trends, and external factors that may influence future outcomes.
  • Identify and define relevant metrics and indicators to monitor and validate assumptions.

Early Signal Detection:

  • Proactively monitor data sources, market trends, and emerging signals to identify early indicators that support or challenge key assumptions.
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis and employ statistical methods to detect patterns, trends, and anomalies that may signify future developments.
  • Develop and maintain dashboards, reports, and visualizations to communicate findings effectively.

Insights and Recommendations:

  • Interpret analysis results and provide actionable insights to  client teams.
  • Communicate potential implications of early signals on business strategies.
  • Collaborate with customer teams to refine and adjust assumptions based on emerging insights.

Continuous Learning and Improvement:

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and data analysis techniques.
  • Continuously expand your knowledge and skills through training, self-learning, and professional development opportunities.
  • Share knowledge and best practices with the team to enhance overall analytical capabilities.


  • Masters degree in a relevant field (e.g., Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics).
  • Proven experience as a Data Analyst, with a focus on data-driven analysis and insights generation.
  • Proficiency in data manipulation and analysis using tools such as Python, R, Neo4J, SQL, or similar.
  • Strong knowledge of statistical methods and techniques.
  • Experience with data visualization tools to present findings effectively.
  • Excellent analytical thinking, problem-solving, and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills to convey complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams and manage multiple priorities.
  • Familiarity with future scenario analysis methodologies and techniques is a plus.


  • You will be part of a small and agile team on a mission to deliver better market insights faster and more efficiently by combining innovative data technologies with artificial intelligence and human expertise . 
  • You will be working for captains of industry that embrace innovation, sustainability goals and ecosystem thinking to stay ahead of the curve. 
  • You will be working with colleagues who are open-minded, creative, collaborative, and love to generate impact. 
  • You will receive a competitive salary package as well as coaching en encouragement for personal and professional growth.
Sound like something for you?

We'd love to get to know you! Send an e-mail to with your resume and cover letter or send a link leading to a YouTube-video in wich you clarify your motivation for the vacancy.