In a nutshell
This role will be responsible for creating a set of self-service tools and reports that allow our business users from the entire Sainsburys Argos organisation to repeatedly see data and insight on our customers behaviour in a timely manner. They will be producing an output that will drive the effort to democratise our data, make it accessible and intuitive to the business teams and will do this by creating a suite of tools and reports, as specified by analysts, and managing these on an ongoing basis.
This role will be key to building reports that meet the businesses requirements and do so in a highly engaging way, with ultimate accuracy and in a way that can be operationalised to remove significant manual effort. They will work closely with analysts and IT colleagues to ensure the quality of their work.
What I need to do
This role will reside within the Customer and Digital Data Management team and be focused on the creation of reporting and self-service tools that allow the business to access data and insight from our Single Customer View and digital analytics platforms in a timely, robust and visual way.
Specifically, the Tools and Reporting Developer role will focus on:
Respond quickly to key business questions ensuring they have access to information and insight to make commercial decisions
Building and testing engaging, easily interpretable reports that are memorable ways of visualising data. They will provide a capability to answer simple insight & data questions in a timely fashion.
Determining the appropriate solution for an automated report, avoiding over-engineering but promoting the benefits of operationalising them.
Gather reporting requirements from stakeholders within the CMI function, seeking to find automated solutions where possible
Ensure timely delivery of reports, to specification and to high quality
How I will succeed
You will be work effectively with your analyst stakeholders, anticipating their needs and designing and building reporting and self-serve tools that allow them and the wider business users to easily use. The reports will be intuitive and be robust – they can be relied upon for both their timeliness and accuracy. You will bring innovation around visualisation techniques to bring the data alive for the users
What I need to know
Technically very strong, experience of creating compelling, highly valued dashboards and reports that bring immediate business value.
A strong understanding of the tools and technologies that can support great reporting, including Microstrategy, PowerBI, Tableau, SAS and Excel.
An understanding of data and data structures that support great reporting, BI and dashboards. Including a working knowledge of database, data warehouse and Big data technologies
Familiar with Customer and Digital Datasets. Experience of using Digital analytical platforms such as Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics.
What I need to show
Self Starter, strong initiative and commitment to delivery
Logical approach to problem solving and an excellent attention to detail
Confidence in dealing with complexity and or ambiguity
Ability to quickly understand issues and reporting scenarios
The passion, drive and commitment to succeed in a fast-moving, highly pressured environment
A proven track record of delivering.
Resources available to me
Support of a highly engaged dynamic team who are at the heart of the Sainsburys Argos business
What decisions I can make
The delivery strategy and approach for your projects and the prioritisation of your work load. The tools and resources to deliver your projects.