Senior Data Analyst

About the team

The Analytics hub work closely with teams across Retail, Operations and Finance to support and implement high-quality, data-driven decisions.

We use analytical techniques and data modelling to identify key findings from sprawling data sets and leverage these to support business decisions within the tribes.

About DNA

This is the way that Data>Insight flows to Action here at the Very Group and it is at the heart our strategy. From Retail Forecasting, to Customer Insights, Marketing Optimisation and Onsite Personalisation, through to how we enable vendors and partners to access our data. The range of Data Driven initiatives are exciting – all with a common goal – to drive actions and value from Data and Insights.

We are working to continually improve our estate, and to build pioneering technology to enable technology and data professionals and The Very Group as a whole.


About the role

As a Senior Analyst, within our Data>iNsight>Action (DNA) Division you’ll be supported by our Data division, specifically the BI & Analytics team, to deliver world class insight that fuels our strategic plans and decision-making process. With a primary focus on supporting our Operations and Finance tribes, you will conduct analysis to ensure we are making the right decisions as a business that delight our customers whilst having a positive impact on business performance.

As part of this role you will:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify important questions and determine how to help answer them with data.
  • Gather, manipulate and analyse large data sets from multiple sources.
  • Develop advanced analytical solutions to help solve business problems.
  • Work with the BI team on the creation of reporting to provide stakeholders with easy to digest insights.
  • Critically, your role will be to go beyond providing answers with analysis, but to begin to influence stakeholders in the business on not only what questions they should be answering but how best to use the insight you generate to use action.

What are we looking for from you…

  • You’ll have a logical mindset and always look to use a common sense approach.
  • Is intellectually curious, and has a strong desire to learn and discover
  • You’ll be able to break down problems in to smaller, more defined elements and be comfortable in presenting these to colleagues at all levels, tailoring your output to the audience.
  • Is practical, and has the judgement to determine when to pursue further analysis versus when to make use of results
  • You’ll need to be a highly proficient user of SQL or SAS in a professional setting.
  • Experience using Power BI or similar visualisation tool is desirable.
  • Knowledge of logistics within a large retailer would be beneficial.


Some of our benefits

  • Flexible, hybrid working model
  • £1,000 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on
  • Matched pension up to 6%
  • More benefits can be found on our career site

How to apply

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

What happens next?

Our talent acquisition team will be in touch if you’re successful so keep an eye on your emails! We’ll arrange a short call to learn more about you, as well as answer any questions you have. If it feels like we’re a good match, we’ll share your CV with the hiring manager to review, and then be in touch to move to the interview process. Our interview process is tailored to each role and can be in-person and remotely. We will always look to make the adjustments you need to bring your best self to interview.

About us

We’re The Very Group – home to and a 3,250-strong team of super talented people, all passionate about making good things easily accessible to more people so they can live life well. We combine amazing brands and products with flexible payment options that help people say yes when it matters most.

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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