We’re looking for an energetic, analytical, people person who has the gift of translating data and research into easily understandable insights.
You’ll be joining a high performing team and be responsible for creating insight that directly influences our supplier strategy and relationships.
About the opportunity
The role is focused on bringing supplier insights together into easily digestible reporting. The role will blend new and existing insight, and these will evolve over time as the value is fully understood.
The insights will contextualise suppliers both across the entirety of Boots and deep dive within the key product categories they supply products for. The insight will be created from a variety of internal data and external sources and include both quantitative data and qualitative research.
These insights will be used to shape strategic relationships and also the day-to-day trading relationships intrinsic to retail.
Very much a diverse hands-on role, you’ll be running and developing analytics and insights, whilst building strong relationships with the product category teams and other stakeholders to source their insights and to embed the value of your insights back into our Business.
You’re an innovative problem solver, comfortable working both independently and collaboratively in a team. Excited by taking on responsibility and ownership, looking to create value from data and create the insight and tools to solve business problems.
Your skillset and experience will ideally include:
• Broad thinker and ability to contextualise insights across the entire company.
• Strong stakeholder management and communication skills.
• Experience of using retail market research to provide external supplier market context.
• Proven capability of generating actionable insight from combining multiple sources.
• Strong collaboration mindset
• Strong excel and/or SQL background for data manipulation and proficient in powerpoint for data and insight visualisation
A bit about the team:
Led by a DataIQ Top 100 ‘Data Titan’ and shortlisted for the ‘Best Data and Analytics Team’ DataIQ Award 2021, the Data Science and Analytics team at Boots 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 2,300 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.
Hybrid Working (3 set days in the office)
We offer our Support Office team members a 3/2 hybrid working approach, based upon empowerment, accountability, care, and trust, which includes a mix of remote and office-based working – our set office days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and WFH days are Monday and Friday.
• Boots Retirement Savings Plan
• Generous employee discount plus enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boots Opticians and Boots Hearingcare
• Excellent onsite facilities including staff shop, opticians (including free eye tests for team members), gym, cafeteria and outdoor seating spaces
We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility).
If your application is successful, our 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.
We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to enable you to be at your best.
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