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Analyst - Distribution

Job details
Posting date: 12 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 05 July 2024
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 1GA
Company: Tesco
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: tesco/TP/14036628/886318


About the role

This role will involve you undertaking complex analytical work to deliver insight about, and enable improvements to, the financial and environmental impact of distributing goods through Tesco’s distribution network. You\'ll also be using your understanding of data and statistical analysis to shape hypotheses and test findings, using effective communication skills to deliver insight in a clear and engaging manner. Being the subject matter expert in natural work teams to advise on changes which may impact shrink while providing knowledge, insight and refining solutions to issues that arise.

You will be responsible for

  • Work within project teams that deliver streams of work designed to support and improve the transport and distribution network through which goods flow from our suppliers to stores
  • Deliver data-driven insight through dashboards, reports and ad hoc analyses in order to shape key business and project decisions
  • Provide time-critical input to stakeholders throughout the Transport and Distribution function
  • Proactively conceive and develop valuable intelligence on your own initiative, even if beyond your role
  • Drive change and be willing to stretch and develop yourself
  • Communicate honestly, openly and persuasively and take time to listen, to collaboratively come up with simple, effective solutions

You will need

  • Numerate degree from a globally recognised institution + A-level maths
  • Statistical analysis and research methods
  • Using data warehousing tools to extract and manipulate data – SQL highly desirable
  • Strong knowledge of Excel (knowledge of VBA desirable)
  • Knowledge of Python, Tableau, or other data science tools (e.g. Matlab, R), useful but not compulsory
  • Demonstrable experience turning analysis into insight (i.e. the significance, implications and conclusions resulting from analysis)
  • Presenting with clarity and confidence
  • Managing and influencing stakeholders


What’s in it for you

We’re all about the little helps. That’s why we give our wonderful colleagues bags of benefits. Including wellbeing services, an award-winning pension scheme and much, much more, our colleague reward package keeps on giving. And helps make every day a little better for you and your family. These include but are not limited to:

  • Colleague bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
  • Buy holiday salary sacrifice scheme (for salaried roles)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave (after 1 years’ service) at full pay, followed by 13 weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay, we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
  • The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
  • Free 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • A Colleague Clubcard for you & a family member (after 3 months of service), giving you access to lots of discounts in-store & online
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the full range of benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues.

It’s part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work, and we’re proud to have been accredited as one of Britain’s Top Employers again this year.

We're the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, and a vast variety of roles, we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business.

We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

For more information about us please visit

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