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Job Reference: 171222BR

Nottingham Support Office



We’re looking for an experienced Data Manager to join our growing Global Data Analytics team within WBA. This is a permanent role with the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home or in our vibrant Boots head office in Nottingham.

As our new Data Manager, you’ll support the international divisions including Boots UK ROI, No7 Beauty Company International Retail to digitise and transform their data into a cloud-based Data Analytics platform. This includes Data Scoping, Metadata Management, Reference Data Management, Data Quality Management and Data Mapping Governance across the portfolio of projects.

Do you have the combination of both business and data analysis skills to capture data-centric requirements and data definitions? Do you enjoy developing activity across agile projects to define, establish and continuously improve standards and processes for all Data Management activities? Do you like working as part of an enthusiastic and friendly team? If yes, apply today to find out more!

About the opportunity

  • 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 guiding data analysis activity
  • Highly proficient in using SQL
  • Good understanding of metadata, master data and reference data management
  • 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 a dynamic 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
About our team - Global Data & Analytics Platform within WBA
WBA is the world’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK, approaching 10,000 stores in the US and thousands more internationally, our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible.

Global Data and Analytics IT is a cross divisional organization of Walgreens Boots Alliance that delivers Cloud based Data and Analytics Enterprise solutions to support WBA Divisions globally (Walgreens, Boots UK, Global Brands, International Retail etc).

We are looking for a number of talented and dedicated team members to join the Solutions Delivery team. As a member of the team you will contribute to the delivery, of often leading-edge, solutions in an interesting and engaging environment.

You will be part of a conscientious, efficient, sociable team, and as a key member of Global Data and Analytics IT, drive the continued success of the organisations future. In your role you will work with the Architects and Analysts to build out a greenfield analytical environment hosted on Microsoft Azure.

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.
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

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