Data & Analytics Platform- Data Manager

Job reference: 147055BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: IT
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Data Manager

The Data Manager role is in the International Data & Analytics (D&A) platform team, part of the Global Chief Technology Office of Walgreens Boots Alliance. The International D&A platform team support the International divisions including Boots UK & ROI, No7 Beauty Company & International Retail to digitise and transform their data to a cloud-based D&A platform.

The Data Manager role is responsible for all Data Management and Governance for all data on the International D+A platform. This includes Data Scoping, Metadata Management, Reference Data Management, Data Quality Management and Data Mapping Governance across the portfolio of projects migrating from on-premise platforms to the new D+A cloud platform.

We want to invest in you, to challenge you and help you develop an exciting and successful career. You will have the chance to be part of something ambitious, something innovative and have an impact on a global scale. With a competitive salary and personalized benefits package, you will join a diverse and passionate team who work with some of the world's most well-known brands with leading cloud-first technology

About the opportunity

The Data Manager will:
• Combine both business and data analysis skills to capture data centric requirements and data definitions, and to lead this activity across all active projects
• Define, establish and continuously improve standards and processes for all Data Management activities
• Document data requirements that address data sources, data provenance, data scope and data quality
• Lead, perform and continuously improve DPIA completion, Data Profiling, Data Definitions, Data Mapping, Metadata Management (Data Tracker), Reference Data Management, Data Quality Management & Data Stewardship for RPI
• Establish, communicate and enforce data management best practices, standards and processes
• Profile large and complex data sets using SQL or other analytical tools to ensure they meet requirements
• Identify data quality issues, data scope gaps or data privacy issues within all data sets and ensure that these issues are all addressed
• Investigate the cause of data quality issues and initiate the most appropriate resolution
• Document data mappings to identify the attributes of value that will be used in reporting layers and capture any data joins, cleansing, transformations or calculations required.
• Work with the Data Architecture Lead to influence and realise the data management strategy
• Direct and review the detailed data analysis work undertaken by Data Analysts
• Work closely with the Data Designers to ensure that the data models incorporate all the data concepts
• Work collaboratively with data designers, solution architects, data engineers and BI engineers in an agile scrum delivery team
• Contribute to data management forums to help establish and improve data standards and efficient ways of working
• Triage new data analysis requirements, provide impact assessments and appropriate delivery estimates

About you

• Extensive experience working as a data analyst in an analytics environment
• Extensive experience analysing data from a quality and integrity perspective
• Experience leading data analysis activity
• Highly proficient using SQL
• Good understanding of metadata, master data and reference data management
• Able to work in fast-paced environment
• Data Quality & Integrity Analysis using SQL
• Familiar with ETL pipelines and data loading systems.
• Good understanding of metadata, master data and reference data management
• Able to work in fast-paced environment
• Conceptual, logical and physical data modelling, data lineage/data flow mapping and data quality
• Experienced in collaborative working across other multi-disciplinary teams e.g. Infrastructure, integration etc.
• Able to collaborate globally with a variety of technical and business stakeholders
• Data protection, security and governance awareness
• Desirable to have Retail, Pharmacy, Supply Chain and Product data domain experience


We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive salary
• Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• Boots Pension Scheme
• Competitive holiday allowance
• Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Walgreens Boots Alliance

WBA’s purpose is to help people around the world lead healthier and happier lives. As the largest retail pharmacy across the U.S. and Europe with more than 170 years of serving communities, we are constantly pushing the industry forward and being true to this purpose, caring for customers and patients every day. And that won’t ever change.
With our global technology partnerships and the combined talent of more than 450,000* people across more than 25 countries*, we’re able to provide seamless experiences for our customers and to stay at the forefront of healthcare delivery”

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact