Head of Data and Insight

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Location
Enderby, Leicestershire
Salary
Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted
27 Mar 2017
Closes
24 Apr 2017
Job Discipline
Data & CRM, Insight
Experience Level
Director
Sectors
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

They say data is the new oil of the digital economy; an immensely, untapped valuable asset. And as Head of Data and Insight at NEXT, you’ll be hugely important in driving our business forward.

Our website is one of the most-visited retail website in Europe, seen by millions of people across 72 countries, so we must continue to deliver unsurpassable quality and craft, at speed. We’re going through a huge change. And we need someone for a truly exciting and innovative role, who is committed to leading the way. You might be it.  

About the Role

  • Use data to serve a hyper-personalised experience to our customers
  • Leading and creating a team of data analysts and scientists
  • Generating profitable opportunities based on data
  • Thinking about customer journeys and enhancing using personalisation
  • Balancing mathematical, quantitative data with customer based, qualitative insights
  • Being at the forefront of new innovations
  • Designing and creating algorithms that drive behavior
  • Measuring trials and conducting experiments to test hypotheses
  • Using trends and insights to forecast and predict behaviour
  • Driving higher basket sizes
  • Using customer data and insight to enhance all marketing and sales activity
  • Leading the creation of dashboards to plan and identify opportunities
  • Testing solutions and leveraging customer data and insights
  • Identifying campaigns and initiatives for acquisition and retention
  • Identifying new ways to engage with customers all over the world
  • Creating an engaged audience and measuring success of campaigns
  • Driving CRM, tagging, search and analytical requirements
  • Working closely with the data and insights to help us spot opportunities

About you

  • Experience in data science, insight or analytics in large scale data sets
  • Retail or brand loyalty experience
  • Strong technical or data based background
  • Experience with SAS and personalisation engines
  • Experience wit big data and external data sets
  • Team management experience
  • Programming skills in SQL and R

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits with a relocation package available. Find out more and apply, click on the Apply button.