Lead Analytics Manager - Supply Chain Development

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1TW

United Kingdom

Apply by: 26/08/2019

Lead Analytics Manager - Supply Chain Development

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1TW

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About the role

Lead Analytics Managers in Supply Chain Development and Change lead teams of Analysts and Product Managers & work cross functionally across Product, Channels and Technology to deliver a great customer shopping trip.

We have three roles available:

  • Convenience Change – improve the Express store operation to simpler, more profitable and deliver better availability for customers
  • General Merchandise downstream supply chain – improve how stock flows from depot to store to improve availability, reduce backstock and make it simpler for colleagues
  • Forecasting Platforms – develop lost sales detection, and design operational overrides to support short range and long range sales forecasting on our Hadoop platform.

We are looking for analytical problem solvers, energetic & creative thinkers who believe in a culture of learning, improvement and personal development.

You will be responsible for

As a Lead Analytics Manager for Supply Chain, you will need to:

  • Develop a broad understanding of how the retail industry, our supply chain and store operations work, and why
  • Through your network, data, and experience identify opportunities to drive transformational and measurable change
  • Articulate a clear and compelling vision and create clear project plans to meet goals
  • Engage stakeholders and influence at all levels across the business
  • Lead, coach and develop your team, and the wider department
  • Work cross functionally; be an ambassador for the department and have skills to deliver through external teams
  • Follow our Business Code of Conduct and always act with integrity and due diligence

You will need

You will need to have demonstrated experience of:

  • Data analysis
  • Root cause analysis
  • Process improvement
  • Strong project management
  • Cost and benefit tracking
  • Delivering through others

Relevant Experience:

  • Analytical rigour
  • Using tools to extract & and analyse data (especially SQL, Excel)
  • Working at pace to tight deadlines
  • Working in an uncertain, and sometimes high pressure environment
  • Working with senior stakeholders
  • Working with Supply Chain Systems
  • Leading and coaching a team
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Good degree from a recognised institution


  • Flexibility, ability to plan and organise, responsiveness, creativity, self-starter
  • Able to build solid working relationships with peers and senior leadership
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues. It is part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work and we are proud to have been accredited as one of Britain’s Top Employers again this year.

We are the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, we have a vast variety of roles and we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business. We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life and we would love to hear from you!

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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