Data Manager

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 12/01/2024

Data Manager

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

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About the role

As the Productivity Data Manager, you will analyse problems, develop solutions and maintain a collection of code to enable the business to understand workload in store. You will work collaboratively with colleagues across Tesco to deliver the productivity change programme.

You will be responsible for

  • Work within Business Support to support the delivery of streams of work designed to support, improve or transform our stores and operating model ensuring we always serve customers, communities and the planet a little better everyday
  • Work collaboratively to come up with simple, effective solutions for customers and colleagues
  • See the bigger picture, going the extra mile to make a difference to customers and colleagues and your team – even if it’s beyond your role. Balancing exceptional delivery for customers on what matters, engaging teams and colleagues with the needs of the business
  • Collaborating effectively with business teams to develop and provide credible data and insight analysis to support key decisions on changes to the operating model
  • Contributing to the data dictionary & business rec material
  • Building analytical models across a number of tool for retail and distribution
  • Effectively using machine learning to solve complex problems
  • Maintaining and providing UK stores with existing accurate managing hours tools, for example resource planning tools
  • Developing and building analytical models to understand deviation in driver data and output for our productivity models
  • Continuously looking for better ways of doing things using automation techniques
  • Effectively analysing a combination of data and business understanding to turn data into insight; proactively identifying the root cause of issues and opportunities to improve the way we do things​
  • Reporting data accurately and turning it into useful information which has context and supporting narrative about the various departments in stores such as Bakery, Checkouts, PFS etc

You will need

  • Hadoop Knowledge
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office , SQL, VBA, Hadoop, Python, Tableau development, Alation, Alteryx
  • Proficient in SQL queries
  • Advanced Excel user including VBA
  • Advanced Access user including VBA
  • Retail knowledge
  • Stakeholder engagement & influencing
  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Forecasting/natural planner
  • Application of data science in a real world environment
  • Excellent planning and organising/able to simplify and communicate effectively

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 
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • 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

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

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 will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

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.

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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