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Insight Analyst - Retail

Job reference 75885


  • Job Title :
    Insight Analyst - Retail
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
    Data Analytics
  • Closing Date:
    12 June 2023
  • Line Manager
    Sean Murphy
Job Advert

Are you looking for a role that combines analytical skill & insight development with delivering real value adding change? Do you love problem solving & working with data and want to use those skills to lead process change? Do you want to be involved in the biggest technology change of the decade in the UK? If so, then this could be the role for you…

We are looking for someone who's passionate about driving change, with experience in process design and continuous improvement, to join Asda's Retail Business Intelligence team within the Insight pillar. You will be part of a small team within a larger data and analytics function You will be working with colleagues at multiple levels that include our senior colleagues, collaborating on projects that utilise the huge array of data Asda holds. You will combine this data, with knowledge of our business and processes, to develop and deliver clear and actionable insights that will inform decisions to improve processes, help drive market share and increase the overall profitability of Asda through increased sales, improved efficiency, and cost reduction.

Your Role

  • As part of the Retail BI team, you will identify & scope opportunities for operational improvements
  • Work with partners in the retail transformation program to develop requirements & opportunities from the front line
  • Collaborate as a team to develop specific, actionable insight within agreed timescales
  • Support change implementation through stakeholders based on insight you provide
  • Agree governance to measure the deliverable benefit
  • Push yourself & the team to continuously improve performance through learning & development

About you

The ideal candidate loves data, is focussed on their own development & has a passion for driving process change. Your key strengths will include…

  • A pro-active and inquisitive approach to identifying opportunities to improve working processes and systems, having the confidence to question the status quo
  • Process/Value stream mapping & analysis
  • Retail experience in a large retailer or in an operations role in supply chain or logistics. Ideally inprocess improvement within these sectors
  • Being comfortable communicating at the right technical level to influence stakeholders
  • Either a proven ability or a strong desire and willingness to develop skills in range of technical products, including but not limited to PowerBI, Excel & SQL
  • Passion about Business Intelligence, recognising the potential to drive decision making and storytelling through quality accessible data
  • An ability to manage a complex workload of projects & deliver insight quickly when opportunities present themselves

Hybrid Working

Work Where it Works.  Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works.  This enables you to complete your daily tasks where you'll be the most effective.  It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.  We would love to talk to you about this.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;- 

  • 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.

If you have any questions, then please email

#LI-Hybrid      #LI-MA1

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Asda House - Leeds
Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD
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