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Analytics Manager

Hatfield, UK

Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, age, or disability or union membership status. 

Why Ocado?

At Ocado Logistics, your well-being is our priority. We are committed to nurturing your holistic development and ensuring your journey with us is fulfilling. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a healthy work-life balance, extensive healthcare coverage, competitive salaries, and exclusive employee discounts. We understand the importance of financial security in providing stability and peace of mind. Join Ocado Logistics today and become a part of a culture that wholeheartedly values and supports your well-being throughout every stage of your career.

About us:

Ocado Logistics is the beating heart of our UK business, comprising a network of cutting-edge warehouses, spokes, and offices across the country. Our customer-centric approach is fueled by a passionate team dedicated to delivering an exceptional shopping experience. With a focus on our people, we drive business results and maximise the value of our employees. At Ocado Logistics, we prioritise meeting the needs and fostering the spirit of our workforce.

About the role: Hybrid

As an Analytics Manager within the Planning and Analytics function, you will be overseeing and managing a talented team of analysts dedicated to providing robust data and analytics support to the Ocado Logistics business unit. Your responsibilities encompass delivering a spectrum of services, including data analysis, tooling, reporting, and engaging in data-based decision-making across various stakeholders in the Logistics domain. Serving as the primary liaison for senior stakeholders, you will be a key point of contact and a subject matter expert within your focused area of responsibility. Your leadership will extend to nurturing and developing the skills of your team members, guiding their growth in both technical proficiency and business acumen. Additionally, you will play a crucial role in supporting the prioritisation of their tasks and act as a reliable guide and point of escalation when challenges arise. This role is not just about managing a team; it's about driving excellence in data-driven solutions and shaping the future of logistics analytics.

You will be: 

As the leader in this pivotal role, you will be at the forefront of shaping success as you line manage a team of analysts, steering their professional growth and motivation to meet the dynamic challenges of our evolving organisation. Your responsibilities extend to effectively managing workloads, prioritising day-to-day tasks, and ensuring the team's resilience in an ever-changing landscape. You will play a dual role as both an individual contributor and team facilitator, providing invaluable data, analysis, tooling, and decision-making support to stakeholders across Logistics and beyond. Taking charge of key cross-departmental projects, especially those with a significant data or analytics component, you will present results and recommendations to senior management. Beyond day-to-day operations, you will be a key influencer in designing Ocado's future data and technology landscape, collaborating with Solutions and Technology teams to ensure the alignment with Ocado Logistics needs. Your expertise will drive the improvement of selected KPIs through data analysis, and you'll be instrumental in managing relationships with key stakeholders, overseeing data consolidation, and contributing to the future-proof data strategy for Ocado Logistics. Additionally, you will work closely with the team to instil best practices in security management, ensuring all tasks comply with these standards. Occasional visits to various Ocado Logistics sites across the UK may also be part of this dynamic role.

About you: 

As the ideal candidate for this role, you bring a wealth of experience and a proven track record as an Analyst, ideally within a logistics function. Your leadership capabilities shine through with previous experience in successfully leading and coaching a team. Crucially, you possess strong data analysis skills and a mastery of technical tools, including SQL, VBA, or other relevant programming/scripting languages. Your proficiency extends to using and building BI tools, coupled with a keen eye for commercial detail. Collaboration is second nature to you, allowing for seamless interaction with other departments in operationally critical activities. Your communication and presentation skills are exceptional, complemented by a talent for organizing multiple streams of work concurrently. A deep understanding of data security management and adherence to best practices is ingrained in your approach. As a graduate or with demonstrable experience, you embody a can-do attitude, proactively self-managing and exhibiting effective time management skills. Your interpersonal skills enable effective communication with colleagues at every level within the organization, making you an invaluable addition to our team. 

What we offer you:

Our award-winning recognition scheme celebrates your contributions. Your well-being is at the core of our offerings:

  • Flexible Work: Enjoy 30 days of 'work from anywhere' policy for a balanced life.
  • Wellbeing Support: Access dedicated apps and an Employee Assistance Programme for holistic well-being.
  • Generous Leave: Begin with 25 days, growing to 27 after 5 years, with an option to buy more.
  • Pension Plan: Secure your future with our pension scheme, featuring up to 7% employer contribution matching.
  • Private Medical Cover: Rest easy with comprehensive private medical insurance.
  • Family-Friendly: We support your family with maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and paternity leave.
  • Financial Aid: Get interest-free train tickets and join our Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Shuttle Services: Convenient free shuttle buses connect you to work.
  • Share Schemes: Join exciting share plans to participate in our success.
  • Shopping Perks: Enjoy a 15% discount on Ocado.com and savings at popular retailers and restaurants.
  • Financial Protection: We offer Income Protection and Life Assurance for financial security.

We're dedicated to your well-being, professionally and personally. Unlock these exceptional benefits at Ocado Logistics. Explore our employee-funded options, including Dental Insurance, Travel Insurance, and more through Benefits+.

We’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better.

 

About Ocado Group

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

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

Changing the way the world shops, for good.

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