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Senior Analyst, Retail Analytics - 6 Month FTC in Birmingham at Claire's

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

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Job Description

To support the business through timely execution and creation of reports and strategic analyses of various store segments. To provide the Store Segmentation and Analytics Team support on the transition into SQL and BI
  • Translate business requirements into specifications that will be used to implement the required datasets, reports and dashboards
  • Development of Business Intelligence reports including developing data models, dashboards & reports using the Microsoft SQL tools including SQL Server 2016, Power BI.
  • Ensure the availability and performance of developed reports, dashboards for the Store Segmentation and Analytics team and where relevant users across the business.
  • Provide training on our analytics tools and reporting solutions to the Store Segmentation and Analytics team encouraging the business to get the most out of the tools provided and ensure they are continuously developed to meet their needs.
  • Carry out detailed testing and document the tests to an auditable level. Quality-assure the completed work for user acceptance, training and implementation.
  • Management and execution of ad hoc reporting and segmentation requests from various partner groups, e.g. merchandising, planning, store ops, etc…, for all lines of business
  • Creating and maintaining self-serve/canned reports for business users to be able to automate consistent/repeated ad hoc requests
  • Foster a positive, creative, and encouraging team environment, at Claire’s we win together and support each other in growing ourselves and our careers
  • Operate independent of leadership due to time constraints and priorities
  • Support the training and educate the Associate Analysts and Analysts in the technologies Claire’s utilizes and the models that Store Segmentation problems require to solve and are effective for Claire’s.
  • Adapt to the newest tools adopted as available and keep up to date with retail analytics trends to ensure that Claire’s would be evaluating its performance with the best available techniques.
Educated to degree level in a computer science, maths or other highly numerate subject
  • At least 5 years' experience developing BI solutions from the development of the data models through to the delivery of reports and dashboards
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and the full BI product suite, particularly Power BI and tabular models.
  • Querying and analysis of large data sets, creating performance metrics and building reports & dashboards.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and shows a solid understanding of business needs on the projects that they have worked on
  • Excellent personal organisation and ability to prioritise and carry out multiple tasks within a dynamic environment
  • Understanding and experience of working in a retail environment
  • Advanced Excel Skills (e.g. arrays, statistical functions, etc…)
  • Advanced SQL (e.g. joins, sub-queries, statistical functions, etc…)
  • Intermediate-Advanced R/Python
  • ClsIN19