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CRM Data Science Manager

Support Office»IT

Summary

Job Reference: 179576BR

Nottingham Support Office

Permanent

Full-time

The Personalisation and Customer data science team have three core objectives; to understand the customer through great insight, to turn insight into personalised communications and to analyse the impact of our activity. We mix data science, data engineering and CRM skills to build innovative campaigns and solutions to personalise and improve the customer experience.

What you’ll be doing:

As a CRM Data Science Manager for Pharmacy items and services, you will be responsible for leading, developing and enhancing our personalisation capability in your ownership area, influencing business decisions through your knowledge of the customer and patient and increasing engagement through innovative analysis and insight.

Using Advantage Card data as well as other data sources, you will have a strong insight led customer understanding, developing innovative applications and solutions for personalised communications. You will be able to present your findings and interact effectively with senior stakeholders and be key in shaping strategies and objectives.

About you

To be successful in this position you must have a strong desire to develop our CRM capability for Pharmacy using customer insight to influence personalised customer activity. You must show creativity in your analysis and storytelling, grow this in your team and have a good instinct for the application of customer insight in direct customer communications. It is essential to be numerate, logical, organised, flexible and a problem solver. You must have a passion for improving and helping your team to achieve their potential. We value drive, determination, confidence, enthusiasm and someone who isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo.

Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in a quantitative field or equivalent analytical experience
  • Experience of Campaign automation and execution tools such as Adobe Campaign Classic or Unica
  • Experience in targeting, optimisation or measurement of direct or digital marketing activity
  • Proficiency in using SQL
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills. Able to present complex ideas to less analytically minded stakeholders
  • Experience leading, recruiting and developing a small team of analysts or data scientists
  • Demonstrable record of delivering results in a dynamic, fast paced environment. Dealing well with ambiguity and an expertise in prioritisation of needs
  • Experience with implementing and integrating new data sets
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience with data visualisation tools such as PowerBI
  • Experience of customer analysis within the context of a loyalty scheme mechanic as well as knowledge of direct communications
  • Expertise in data protection and governance
  • Understanding of the principles and application of modelling techniques in a customer personalisation environment

A bit about the team:

Led by a DataIQ Top 100 ‘Data Titan’ and shortlisted for the ‘Best Data and Analytics Team’ DataIQ Award 2022, the Data Science and Engineering team is an industry acclaimed data science team within the Walgreens Boots Alliance group. The team provides globally scalable solutions for complex and diverse business problems and supports data-driven decision making across our global businesses

Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2,500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting boots.jobs

Benefits
  • We have a great range of benefits* that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
  • Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
  • £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
  • Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, holiday buying, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Generous staff discount (with enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearingcare)
  • Access to corporate third-party discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays and more (UK only)
  • Access to the Boots Benevolent Fund, a registered charity that offers support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives, at times of financial hardship.
  • Access to a range of learning and development resources and programmes
  • Excellent onsite facilities including: staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links including on campus bus stops

*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Boots

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

At Boots we're proud to offer our Support Office team members a hybrid working approach because how we work is central to our ability to compete, innovate and win together. Our hybrid, flexible approach to work is based upon empowerment, accountability, care and trust and includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working.

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 Matt.Haywood@boots.co.uk

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