Head of Analytics

Michael Page Technology

Posted on May 23, 2023 by Michael Page Technology

Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
£60k - £70k Annual

This is a key role within the company, which is to champion, lead and manage the science and analytics teams, the Head of Analytics will be focussed on promoting data across the business from using data to further understand our customer needs, to looking at data to identify prospects and to use internally to share with stakeholder about activity and performance.

Client Details

We are a small software house in the heart of Leeds city centre, we provide End to End Merchandising software solutions for the planning and operational aspects of managing, recording and delivering pricing, price optimization, promotions, advertising, marketing and assortment and provides analytics and forecasts for merchandising and the wider supply chain in a single unified product.

We are on a journey to enhance our data analytics & reporting capability, this is a great opportunity to get in early and help shape the look and feel of our products/reporting moving forward.


The Head of Analytics will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Establishing and maintain a medium-and long-term strategy for the use of Science and Analytics inline within the Company's overall strategy
  • Maintain a science research plan that will deliver the short, medium- and long-term needs of the company's software products having reference to overall strategy and the company's medium term product plan.
  • Manage the Analytics team to deliver against the Dept. plans to ensure delivery of the appropriate science and analytics capabilities in the form required for use with the company's software products.
  • Work with the VP of Development & Product Management and the Product Manager to ensure that the Analytics Dept. plan's provide timely deliveries into the relevant development projects and that the Analytics team will as a matter of course work sufficiently ahead of the development team to provide the time and space for the research element of the Analytics Dept.'s work.
  • The Head of Analytics is expected to be the champion within the company for the use of AI, Datamodelling, Demand Forecasting, Optimisation/Simulation, Analytics and Business Intelligence within Retail and in particular with our business solution.


The successful Head of Analytics will be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge of:

  • Strong analytical skills to identify business needs and requirements particularly in the science and or analytics/business intelligence areas.
  • Previous success in the enhancement of business IT solutions in a relevant area
  • Strong IT Skills in the development process as a business analyst or product owner
  • Strong writing and presentation skills and ability to identify the keys issues and document them in a concise, but easy to understand way.
  • Strong leadership skills but friendly, personable style and team member
  • Understands the importance of collaboration and teamwork.

Job Offer

We are a small software company based in Leeds, this is an opportunity for you to come in and make a real difference in our data & analytics strategy, you will play a pivatol role in the look and feel of our data products moving forward.

As well as a competitive salary, we offer a discretionary bonus as well as flexible working & working from home.

For more information about the position and a confidential chat reach out today to find out more.

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