Grad Data Analyst

Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK

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Is data your passion? Do you want to drive insight from data to enable senior stakeholders to make the right decisions? We have an exciting new opportunity for a Data Analyst to join our Supply Chain Analytics team permanently in Hatfield. 

In Ocado Logistics we support all UK based Supply Chain operations for Ocado Retail and Morrisons online. We are constantly seeking to improve the way we do things in a changing business and this also involves working closely with developers in Ocado Technology to find the best way forward. In this role is it essential to become an expert in Ocado's in-house systems and to be comfortable interrogating and manipulating our Big Data. You’ll work with our partners to spec, design and develop tools and dashboards that bring the data to life, delivering recommendations to senior stakeholders and driving operational decisions.

This opportunity is available to those considering a career in Supply Chain Analytics after completing courses/ studies in the field. 

What will you be doing?

  • Extracting, manipulating and analysing data to provide critical management information reports or dashboards, to enable decision making on the key questions facing the supply chain team
  • Providing concise and clear suites of reports to senior stakeholders, to improve the  quality of decision making within the department
  • Writing code via SQL in Oracle and Google BigQuery to extract appropriate data from related databases and datastores
  • Problem solving individually and with the analyst team as our business grows rapidly
  • Working collaboratively with both external and internal teams and stakeholders to drive quality and efficiency
  • Liaise with external partners to understand data requirements and develop and test solutions.
  • Leading and supporting projects such as laying data pipelines and to facilitate the launch of our newest robotic warehouses.
  • Investigating ad hoc queries and troubleshooting problems to support other teams in supply chain complete their daily work and projects
  • Publishing and reporting on supply chain’s core KPIs
  • Becoming an expert on our systems and processes in order to consult on developments required to continue Ocado’s growth
  • Working individually and as part of a team to provide solutions

About you...

  • You'll be an accomplished analyst with experience working in multi-function, fast-paced environments. Ocado is growing fast and so is the demands of the business
  • Demonstrable methodical and structured train of thought
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Articulate and persuasive - you will be able to explain complex ideas and data findings to key stakeholders
  • Analyst with SQL experience working with Big Data preferred
  • Strong command of Excel, VBA and/or analytical SQL, or similar to these (e.g. SAP, SPSS, SAS, programming experience)

About Ocado Group 

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re a FTSE 100 business developing our own groundbreaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry means also transforming the way we do business. As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the brightest talents to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Only a 20-minute commute from London King’s Cross and with a free shuttle bus provided from Hatfield Station to the office

What will I get in return?

  • Competitive salary and benefits including Free Shares and Life Assurance
  • 15% off your Ocado shopping
  • Onsite subsidised café and company shop offering discounts of up to 70% on groceries from leading brands and major retailers
  • Private Healthcare
  • National discounts including Vodafone, Merlin Attractions, Enterprise Car Hire and many more  
  • Enhanced Pension scheme - matching up to 7% of your contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme  

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ocado is an equal opportunities employer and it takes its obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 very seriously. We treat all our employees fairly and equally, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, pregnancy and maternity, trade union membership or offending background, or the fact that they are a part-time worker or a fixed-term employee. Our employees and applicants for employment shall not be disadvantaged by any policies or conditions of service which cannot be justified as necessary for operational purposes.

Job perks/benefits: Competitive pay
Job region(s): Europe
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