Junior Insight Analyst

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About the role

Our customer insights team are currently are looking for a Junior Insight Analyst to drive data innovation within Matalan.

In this role, you'll be focussing on the commerciality of insights & play a role in delivering the wider strategic vision for data & insight within the team, department and the business overall.  You'll be analysing datasets to produce reports and assist in creating presentations that tell a logical story and recommending actions to take.

It's an incredibly exciting time to join us as an Insight Analyst at Matalan - you'll have the autonomy to really make a difference to how we strategise and move forward with our departments.

You'll also be responsible for:

Delivering valuable insights based on varied business issues, calling on various techniques based on the business question at hand

Working closely with stakeholders to produce insights as required

Continuously thinking about the commerciality of insights and how we can quantify the impact of decisions we influence – in order to build a solid understanding of where we can deliver most value and how we should prioritise work in the future

Developing tools, reporting and processes than can improve the insight and analytical capabilities of the team and wider business – with a key focus on advancing the democratisation of data to ensure non-analyst colleagues in the business can answer more basic or routine questions for themselves

A key element of the role is the provision of automated visualisations to ensure that stakeholders have the tools they need to ensure data & insights are used in every decision

About You

At least 1 years' experience with one or more database technologies (T-SQL, PL-SQL, Big Query etc.) – including a solid understanding of SQL programming

Awareness of different statistical techniques and analysis methodologies to answer business questions

Experience working with large datasets, writing code & generating analysis to tight deadlines with stakeholders

Experience of visualisation software advantageous 

Digital analytics experience advantageous 

Confident in Microsoft Excel and the rest of the Microsoft Suite (Or equivalent)

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 11,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family, you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK's most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real. 

Matalan are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities. 

We encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable you to perform at your best throughout the application and interview. 

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested. 


25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Hybrid working, 3 days in the office, 2 days at home 

20% discount in-store and online 

Private Healthcare 

Group Life Assurance 

Early Finish Friday (3 pm)

Flexible working hours 

Training, development, and support tools through a variety of channels thanks to our Talent Development team - including managerial masterclass to achieve your team goals and objectives 

Onboarding scheme
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-76068
  • Permanent
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