Data Analytics - Insight and Development

Milton Keynes
Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
26 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A cornerstone of our strategy is the use data & insight to help us to offer a place that customers love to shop, we are thus seeking to recruit data warehouse & data science professionals for our Supply Chain & Customer Fulfilment teams to enhance this BI & data analytics capability.

We are an engaged and committed team that provides professional analytics & reporting solutions to our business enabling key improvements to be made across the Supply Chain and to drive tangible business benefits.

When you join us, you can count on great training as part of a supportive and energetic team as well as ongoing development and succession opportunities. We also offer more formal training through our Analytics Apprenticeship programme.

If being part of a highly successful analytics team wasn't enough, you'll also receive a host of great benefits. As well as a rewarding salary and bonus scheme, you will receive a huge range of learning and development opportunities, generous holiday allowance, a save-as-you-earn scheme, pension and staff discounts at Argos, Sainsbury's and Habitat.

We've opportunities now and in the future within our growing Supply Chain Data Analytics team for Developers (BI Solutions, ETL, Data Science) & Insight Analysts alike, so please register your interest and find out more.

What's the team and role focus?

The team focuses on the end to end lifecycle working with stakeholders to deliver solutions through not only defining their requirements but validating them. You'll play a key part in:

Answering the key questions from stakeholders and adding real value to the business strategy
Developing solutions allowing efficient access to the data in a way that meets business requirements.
Pro-actively engaging with the business and IT teams to investigate, design & propose solutions to the business, create data-related experiments and build ETL-Reporting & Analytical solutions.

Who we're looking for?

We welcome applications from junior to senior level Insights Analysts and Analytics Developers. As applicable to the role you should have some knowledge or experience across these key areas:

You'll need to be technically knowledgeable across multiple platforms & tools
including some of the following: Microsoft SQL Server Services (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS), T-SQL, PowerBI, C#, Python or R, AWS-S3, Snowflake, MicroStrategy, SPSS.
You'll need to be highly numerate and analytical with strong problem-solving skills with some awareness/experience of techniques used in Data Science Analysis.
Ability to show clarity of communication and interpersonal skills. Be able to translate data and analysis into meaningful insights with recommendations for action as well as explaining technical information to both technical and non-technical colleagues
Business experience of retail supply chain and logistics optimisation is advantageous

Things move pretty fast around here, so it's important you can deliver quickly, collaborating with other colleagues to make things happen ??? But above all else, we'd also like you to be yourself - analytical, curious and unafraid to bring new ideas.

We know that candidates may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box. We also know that 'normal' office hours aren't always doable, and while we can't accommodate every flexible working request we are happy to be asked. So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren't sure if you are 100% there yet??? why not apply and see how it goes?

Interested ? ???.??? Of course, there is loads more to the role but to find out more click apply and we will be in touch!

Here at Sainsbury's Argos we're a proud equal opportunities employer that values diversity at every level of our business. Inclusion and Diversity are fundamental to our culture and values, fostering an innovative, collaborative and fast paced work environment that means we can build a better future for our colleagues and our customers. Everyone is welcome at Sainsbury's Argos. Want to find out more? Then visit our Diversity & Inclusion page on our Careers site -

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