Senior Optimisation Analyst (Fixed Term Contract)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: London

United Kingdom

Apply by: 25/08/2023

Senior Optimisation Analyst (Fixed Term Contract)


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About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Optimisation professional to join us our Experimentation team on an initial 7 month fixed term contract. 

About Experimentation at Tesco

Our experimentation programme goes beyond CRO. We are an experienced Experimentation Team running a mature programme of testing within a large scale Product Organisation. Our testing programme touches millions of customers and the resulting product enhancements deliver multi-million pound revenue and profit gains.

The Tesco Experimentation Team sits within the broader Analytics team and the Technology organisation. Our focus is on delivering great customer experiences across our websites, apps and digital experiences through insight and understanding driven by experimentation.

You will be responsible for

The following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities:

  • Executing end-to-end AB test analysis: gathering and shaping requirements; defining success metrics; identifying and validating sources of data; identifying and validating methods of analysis; delivering insights and liaising with clients and partners to ensure the best recommendations are identified and delivered
  • Following existing statistical methodologies to analyse our test activity and forecast any financial impact
  • Managing the test analysis backlog for the areas of focus, prioritising and delegating appropriately to ensure that analysis is delivered in a timely manner
  • Providing input on OKR setting for each product area and working collaboratively with the Analytics team, UX Insight and Commercial teams to discover opportunities for improvements to our digital platforms
  • Coaching and mentoring the other analysts in the team and promoting best practise analysis techniques as appropriate
  • Working collaboratively with the Analytics Capabilities team to ensure appropriate means of measurement is in place.

You will need

You’ll need to have demonstrated experience of:

  • Working in digital analytics or optimisation positions
  • Working effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and understanding how to contribute to all phases of the product development lifecycle
  • A strong understanding of experimentation and able to demonstrate situations of where you’ve applied statistical rigour to your analysis
  • Using big data, business intelligence and data visualisation tools (ideally Hadoop)
  • Managing large, complex data sets and a proven ability to analyse data using different sources
  • Practical experience using advanced SQL
  • Confidently and competently represent the team when necessary.

In addition, this experience is desirable:

  • Experience of working with Adobe Analytics
  • Experience of working with Alteryx or other BI tools
  • Experience of working with AB testing tools
  • Experience of working with data visualisation tools (e.g. Tableau).

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work!  These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
  • Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
  • Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About us

Our vision 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 our customers, communities and planet a little better every day”.  Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers.  It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of, and for the planet.

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.  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.

We have recently announced that we are moving to a more blended working week – combining office and remote working.  Our offices continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  Talk to us about how this can work for you.

Note: Should you be successful in your application, your employment will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

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