Head of Data and Insight

Enderby, Leicestershire
Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
27 Mar 2017
24 Apr 2017
Job Function
Web Analytics

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.

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