CareerZone - Data Science Expert (12 Month FTC) (20090)

Job description


Data Science Expert (12 Month FTC)

Job reference 20090


  • Job Title :
    Data Science Expert (12 Month FTC)
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds, George House - Lutterworth
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    20 September 2021
Job Advert

Do you have an analytics and data science background and looking for an opportunity to innovate, own and drive the major data science and technology programme in George?


You will help specify and deliver a suite of tools and capabilities to drive our Trade Analytics function through the George Power Up programme. Power Up is a multi-million £ investment in technology making George fit for future and data science and analytics are at the heart of the programme.

You will help to lead, shape and drive the functionality of our new tools and capabilities. Working alongside Experts in Merchandising, Planning and Supply Chain you will deliver analytics solutions to help solve some of the major issues the business faces today using predictive analytics and machine learning.


Your Role

As the Data Science Expert, you will be accountable for the management and delivery of Data architecture and sources to support stakeholders across the business in making key commercial decisions. 

Alongside your colleagues, you will manage data architecture to support the full end to end Omin-Channel visibility and requirements. You'll be provided with the opportunity to develop and set up the capability to visualise through Power BI and create and launch a Power BI dashboard.  

You will play an integral role in supporting the business to deliver our automation and intelligence aspirations and will ensure ways of working are well embedded into all system design. 


About You 

  • The successful candidate will likely have a strong data background with experience of SQL server, SSRS, Analytics and visualisation tools. 
  • A strong understanding of Tableau and Power BI is essential, as is a proven track record of providing insightful analytics that empowers stakeholders to make informed decisions. 
  • You'll be a strong relationship builder and have the ability to challenge and influence key stakeholders to help shape business requirements.
  • You will pro-actively embrace and drive change using new technologies and have the ability to prioritise and manage your workload in order to meet tight deadlines


If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda, we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the flexibility to work from home 2-3 days per week

You will also get an excellent benefits package including:

  • Company car or £5,700 car allowance, plus discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.


We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.


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George House, Coventry Road, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, LE17 4XH
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