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Data Analyst

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, £ £ 42000.00-53000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Data Analyst (Import)

Working at the heart of Lidl's Import team, you'll find our busy and dynamic specialist team, continuously improving processes and finding ways to better service Lidl's millions of customers. We thrive on creating the best solutions to complex and ever-changing challenges and we're looking for a Data Analyst (Consultant) to join us!

With the important task of visualising our inbound process with data for our vast supply chain, you will be part of the team that enables Lidl's flow of goods to run seamlessly. Your input as a team player and import professional, will have a direct impact on our operations, stores, and millions of customers.

In Import, no two days are the same, as a Data Analyst with the Import team, you will constantly be bringing solutions to new and interesting challenges. As a Master of Data, you will be creating game changing dashboards, own our data quality process and create leading edge analysis for large projects.

Your brilliant data management skills will make it easy to send the right message to our directors, as well as brokers/freight forwarders. This is a fast paced, dynamic position where you'll need to take a both an analytic and pragmatic approach to helping us solve problems to ensure our supply chain stays best in class.

This role is currently based in our Wimbledon Head Office but will move to our brand new state-of-the-art building in Tolworth in September 2021.

Please note: your contractual job title will be "Consultant" in line with our internal role structures

What you'll do

Analysing and matching complex data sets from different systems to produce strategic reporting
In depth analysis of system data to identify where cost time and efficiency improvements
Creation of dashboards, bespoke reports and data driven overviews
Building and maintaining strong relationships with external stakeholders including customs brokers, freight forwarders and suppliers
Planning and managing multiple complex projects in a deadline-driven environment
Producing end to end documentation for all processes reflecting operational practices
Understanding the objectives of our operational and project work, their impact on the business and driving solutions to business-critical issues
Supporting senior leadership with reporting and statistics
Building the necessary controls and processes around our Import systems data flows
Solving problems to key issues proactively and escalating in a timely manner to leadership
Training and coaching colleagues in systems and processes
What you'll need

Passion for working with numbers and data and excellent analytics skills
Extensive experience with MS Office Application Suite with advanced skills in Excel
PowerQuery / VBA macro skills are advantageous
Powerful influencing and communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with colleagues across all levels of the business
Strong project management skills to be able to work collaboratively with a range of business departments to complete a project successfully
Detail orientated and able to manage tight deadlines
Self-motivated and proactive
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
Understanding of different organisations' supply chain and the flow of master data
Excellent IT skills preferably with experience of SAP or other ERP/Transport Management Systems
Experience within customs, import or logistics is beneficial
An understanding of the variety of documentation needed to import food and non-food items is beneficial
German language skills are not essential but advantageous
What you'll receive

This is not getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We are proud to offer a competitive salary from £42,000 with the potential to earn up to £53,000 (depending on experience) with an additional non-contractual 10% London weighting and a generous holiday allowance. Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with an in-store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

Job Details

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London, Greater London, United Kingdom
£ £ 42000.00-53000.00 Annual Annual