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Head of Data & Analytics

Strategy & Innovation
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary plus a Quarterly Bonus
About The Company
Wren Kitchens is the UK's number 1 kitchen retailer! Wren is a privately-owned, family-run business which is passionate about kitchens and delivering a world-class customer experience. In the financial year of 2019 we recorded revenue of £700m.

We’re proud to say that we manufacture all our kitchens out of three, state-of-the-art factories, here in the UK. Wren is famous for having the biggest range of kitchens. We provide tailored kitchens at DIY prices. And with the largest range of colours and styles, Wren provide the creative freedom to inspire customers and build their dream kitchens.

In 2020 Wren was proudly named #1 top-rated retail workplace in the UK. In addition to this, The Telegraph recognised us as the fastest-growing bricks and mortar retailer and the Sunday Times ranked us as the 12th largest, privately owned company in the UK.
About The Role
Reporting into the Director of Strategy & Innovation, the Head of Data & Analytics is responsible for leading our research, data and analytics projects at Wren. The successful candidate will be responsible for building a world class data warehouse system and a team of expert Data Analysts / Scientists to identify data trends and opportunities. The Head of Data & Analytics will be responsible for providing business insights to inspire new business projects and strategies to influence positive performance across the business and will bring together new and existing data platforms to streamline the management and use of data. This role will recruit, manage and oversee a new data team to ensure critical data projects are achieved on time and in budget.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Growing a new data insights team using a range of data roles
  • Responsible for developing and identifying roles within a data team to achieve business strategies
  • Managing data trend projects to identify insights to positively influence business performance
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement in all data platforms across the business
  • Implementing/managing new performance-related projects to improve key metrics
  • Managing the performance and delivery of the new data insights teams
  • Creating presentations for internal stakeholders to review weekly performance
  • Providing accurate data to departments and key stakeholders
What Wren Offer:
  • Free access to our onsite gym
  • Enjoy subsidised meals in our two fantastic restaurants
  • Free onsite parking
  • Staff discount on purchasing a kitchen after 1 years continuous employment!
About You
Desired skills and knowledge:

  • Highly experienced with analysing structured & unstructured data and identifying trends
  • Able to translate complex data into structured reports
  • Can confidently communicate and present data to key stakeholders
  • Experience of managing and building a data driven team of Analysts and / or Architects, including performance management
  • Highly experienced in providing business insights to influence business change
  • Hands on and self-directed work ethic
  • Highly experienced using MySQL, Python, MS Excel, Qlik Sense
  • Experience using JavaScript and PHP is preferred but not essential
  • Familiar using JSON file structures
  • Will have experience in creating performance related reports to drive business change
  • Experience in machine learning and data modelling
  • Proven ability in leading a business data structure and data team