Morrisons Head Office
Permanent / Full Time.
21 Jun 2023

About The Role

Our Data & Analytics team creates value for Morrisons by making sure we have the right data in the right place, providing access to data and insight through reporting tools (i.e. Qlik) and providing the capability to answer strategic questions using analytics and Data Science. As part of a fast paced retail environment, our data scientists work closely with both our wider data and analytics team and cross functionally across the organisation to help solve business problems, improve our performance and create value from our data.

The role will have the following accountabilities:

  • Champion data literacy across the organisation

  • Embody a “quick turn around” culture for any small requests that add value and enable data products to be shipped within one working days effort

  • Demonstrate a culture that enables value driven data product creation

  • Demonstrate a lean working culture where all efforts minimise waste, maximise efficiency and contribute to an improvement in EBITDA

  • Contribute towards the development of a 1-2 year data product roadmap ensuring all work is strategically aligned to our core priorities and any work passed to our development partners is clearly defined and linked to the business process.

  • Use our state-of-the-art data facilities in GCP to extract, transform and load data (ETL) for the data science team

About You

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

As a Technology Specialist: Data Science, you will have experience of:

  • Solving business problems through data

  • Storytelling and the ability to bring data to life

  • Championing data literacy

  • Challenging the status quo & being inquisitive

  • Gathering, challenging and refining stakeholder requirements

  • Agile and Waterfall delivery methodologies

Key Skills

  • Excellent SQL skills and the ability to extract data from data marts in an accurate and efficient manner

  • Experience of programming - preferably in Python or R - but any kind of programming experience e.g. Javascript, VBA, Java is acceptable

  • Creating data visualisations and possessing an understanding of how to display data in an effective and engaging way and tell stories with the data

  • The ability to mentor other members of the team - in particular technical concepts such as programming, whilst also being eager and enthusiastic about learning new skills from more experienced members of the team

About the team

About Us Description:
Our naturally digital thinking is driving a change programme that will make Morrisons a digitally focused retailer. We're making improvements across our diverse business and we're revolutionising our online journeys and making our processes faster, simpler and smarter to provide the freshest of products and an even better experience to millions of customers and over 111,000 colleagues.

About The Company

Our modern Head Office on the edge of Bradford is home to our different support teams from tech, marketing and finance to HR, trading and supply chain.

Alive with activity, this is where decisions are made and our corporate teams make sure everything runs smoothly. Here, you’ll find comfy breakout areas, a coffee shop, newsagents and subsidised restaurant all within commuting distance of Leeds, Manchester and the Yorkshire Dales - always with free parking.

We host regular seasonal events and you’ll often find our suppliers on site sharing details of their latest product. We’re also committed to fundraising for our current charity partner.

Our business is fast paced and ever changing, as such we’ve lots of opportunities for you to play your part in our success. We’d love to meet you…

Some of the benefits you can expect as follows;

  • 15% colleague discount in our stores and online, plus an additional 10% card for a friend or family member
  • Annual bonus scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement

  • Four day working week with flexible working hours

  • Company pension contributions

  • Private healthcare

  • Perks with over 850 retailers

  • Free parking onsite
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