Senior Data Analyst

As the Senior Data Analyst you will deliver impactful data results for our global business with specific oversight responsibilities for APAC Analytical resource. You will be working with large-scale retail transactional and other behavioral data gathered from the market. You will also be a front runner in customer loyalty and part of the largest loyalty powerhouse of the world, Alliance Data Systems whilst working in an entrepreneurial environment. You’ll be in charge of maintaining and improving our loyalty CBI (Consumer & Business Intelligence) solutions which run completely in the Cloud. It is automatic and fully scalable at both a technical and functional level. As the Senior Data Analyst you will also be a vital link to BrandLoyalty’s Data Architecture services, helping to translate the requirements of clients & colleagues to a defined deliverable.

Your team and responsibilities

  • Responsible for supporting APAC programs where transactional data is available to more deeply understand program performance
  • Champion the latest analytical methods that could benefit BrandLoyalty and its client base, as well as internal best practice in other business areas which could be leveraged
  • You will act as the bridge between the requirements of BrandLoyalty colleagues and our clients and the IT systems that underpin our solutions such as Microsoft PowerBI reporting
  • Work closely with the Japanese team to rapidly expand the use of data and data insights across their business and in support of existing and new clients
  • Introduce the use of the new Operational Dashboard to existing Japanese clients and embed as ‘normal practice’
  • Identify opportunities to support Japanese retail clients through understanding program performance, either via traditional methodologies (embedded in our proprietary Analytical Framework) or new methodologies where appropriate (i.e. time series)
  • Work closely with retailers to extract large data sets from multiple data sources according to a pre agreed format and data structure. The data will be processed and modeled into a standard output for cross-checking and validation with the retailer and internal Client data team
  • Work closely together with (other) Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Business Analysts and understand their requirements
  • Develop and build new data solutions by using existing and new technology
  • Make it possible that the (near) real-time dashboard is the consumers voice for the business
  • Advise the CBI Manager BI/data related matters
  • A solutions-finding mindset is a must.


What qualities do you bring?

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience within a commercial organization working hands on with data and analytical tools. Preferably with membership card/ retailer (food or non-food) experience
    • Experience in a relevant field: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
    • Hands-on experience with SQL Server, Azure SQL server, Azure Data warehouse and Data Factory, and experience with data ingestion (cleaning, ETL, validation), and (T)SQL scripting. Certified MSSQL 2014 is a plus
    • Strong Experience in Microsoft PowerBI & PowerBI-related data architecture
    • Understanding complex data warehousing and relational databases
    • Able to set up databases and data modeling
    • Knowledge of big data technologies (preferable)
    • Scripting in Python or R (preferable)
    • Self-service Business Intelligence tool (Tableau preferred)
    • Experience with an agile way of working.
    • Strong analytical and numerical skills
    • Risk management. Ability to identify potential risks and to resolve with impacted parties
    • High level of commercial acumen
    • Able to communicate clearly with senior management across disciplines
    • Fluent written and spoken English
    • Excellent attention to detail and out of the box mentality.
    • Able and willing to travel 5-15% 

    What do we offer?
    Are you up for the challenge? BrandLoyalty wants you to have fun in your work, contribute to our growth and share the successes with your team/company. This is just a short list of what BrandLoyalty can offer you:

    • Happy people: happy colleagues, happy customers, happy clients!
    • Personal & professional development opportunities within a multinational growth business.
    • Work a team with 50+ nationalities in over 55 countries around the world.
    • Part of a Fortune 500 company.

    Exceptional terms of employment – compensation, on-site swimming pool, healthy daily lunches cooked by an in-house chef and spectacular team gathering;

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