Business Intelligence Analyst

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 20/10/2020

Business Intelligence Analyst

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

There is never a typical day as a Business Intelligence Analyst here at Tesco, that’s what makes it so interesting.

From calculating the number of lettuces we sold, to working out why strawberries were one of our highest loss products, through your own analysis and by spotting patterns in our big data, you could make a real difference to Tesco’s bottom line.

We need someone that has an analytical mind, a deep curiosity about business process and with your people skills, be able to communicate complex data in a simple way.

You’ll be exposed to some of the most exciting change projects in the business and taking on a role that allows you to turn your data insights into action that will help shape tomorrow’s Tesco.

You will be responsible for

Undertaking complex analytical work to deliver insight into Tesco’s shrinkage performance. From completing investigations into shrinkage trends to engaging teams across the business on their unknown loss, you will use your analytical skills to ensure that the department uses a data led approach to face the key challenges in present and future Shrinkage performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Using data and statistical analysis to shape hypotheses and test findings, before using your communication skills to deliver your insight in a clear and engaging manner
  • Developing a deep understanding of how the processes within Tesco can lead to unknown loss to enable you to identify risks and opportunities for process improvement
  • Measuring the shrinkage costs, benefits or risks associated with the change work delivered by our team and others around the business to ensure we have a clear understanding of the impact of the changes
  • Maintaining & developing our suite of insight and performance reports to give both stores and senior leadership visibility of how the business is performing and what we need to do to improve



You will need

You will combine technical, numerical and interpersonal skills to provide the intelligence that informs the big decisions; 

  • Good numerate degree from a recognised institution
  • A-level Maths
  • Statistical analysis and research methods
  • Using data warehousing tools to extract and manipulate data – SQL highly desirable
  • Strong knowledge of Excel (knowledge of VBA desirable)
  • Knowledge of Matlab, R, Python useful but not compulsory
  • Customer facing retail

Operational Skills;

  • Stakeholder management
  • Root cause analysis
  • Data analysis
  • Process improvement
  • Financial acumen
  • Simple communication

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:

  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco 
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move.  Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.  Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.  In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone 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're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.
NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Application process

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

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