We are seeking an intelligent, highly motivated insight analyst, possessing intellectual curiosity and strong problem solving skills to join our Data Insight Team. Candidates will have big data / analytics experience in an online retail / eCommerce setting.
Senior eCommerce Data Scientist – Book Retailer
Wallingford, Oxfordshire + Remote Working Flexibility | £35,000 – £50,000 + Benefits
We are a privately owned business, with a core focus on the online retail of books, media and technology products to customers across the globe. Our principle points of sale are marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay etc. where third party suppliers are encouraged to advertise their products and make them available to the customer bases of those brands. In addition to third party marketplaces, the business also operates a number of its own brands/websites,
The company has grown since its inception in 2005 and now employs over 200 staff in three separate countries, shipping 15,000+ items per day to customers across the globe.
The company is globally one of the top 10 largest third party sellers on both Amazon and eBay.
This team is the heartbeat of our business. It is tasked with leveraging the vast amount of data we hold about our products, customers and competitors and using it to perform continual analysis, data mining and trend spotting to improve our product offering, revenue optimisation and customer experience. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of getting their hands dirty in the collation, refinement and analysis of large volumes of data to produce tangible business strategies which can be implemented quickly in the business.
As a company growing quickly, we are dependent on the insight we glean from our data to provide us with a competitive edge. Candidates will find this a unique opportunity to make a big splash from day one and embark on a career journey with significant future executive level prospects.
The role is focused on two distinct but related brands:
+ A B2C retail brand, focusing mainly on sale of books and media to customers around the globe.
+ A D2C buyback brand which values book/media/tech products and gives consumers redeem them for a cash.
+ Candidates will have previous experience doing analytical work elsewhere, particularly focused on pricing or revenue optimisation. Data insight roles at comparison shopping portals, price comparison portals, Airlines, FMCG, Retail chains, Digital marketing agencies are all complimentary and would be looked upon favourably.
+ Experience must include working with very large data sets, from initial data ingestion/collection through to end analysis.
+ Likely the candidate would be a graduate from a good university, with at least a 2:1 in a Maths, Statistics or Numerate discipline with strong A Levels.
+ Very strong numerate skills; these will be rigorously tested during assessment.
+ Ability to use SQL is essential and R/Python an advantage.
+ Experience in tools such as Tableau or PowerBI for results presentation/dashboarding.
+ Must have advanced Excel skills, macro & VBA knowledge.
+ Ability to work independently, taking high level project briefs and liaising with internal departments to get hold of the necessary information to produce cogent analytical assessments and present these at board level.
+ Ability to work in a team environment and deal with multiple stakeholder across the business to ensure all teams are pulling together to achieve common goals and success measures.
+ Ability to work to tight deadlines.
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