Retail Data Analyst
Paddy Power Betfair
1d ago

The Role

This role you will operate as an internal consultant for Paddy Powers’ Retail Business providing usable insights and analytics to drive decision making across all areas of Retail operations including Screens, Marketing, Product Development, Operations, Finance and Security.

You will play a key role in profitability analysis, betting pattern analytics, special offer optimization and in the communication of results in these areas to senior management.

This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work on strategic business change projects which make a real difference to the successful operation of Paddy Power Betfair’s Retail business model.

Working within the Business Analytics team, you will develop your existing numerical and technology capabilities while working on a wide spectrum of real-life problems and challenges.

You will use your existing skills, allied to your on-the-job learning and energy, to add to the overall company body of knowledge and, through your work, will develop and educate stakeholders who require a thorough understanding of our business.

The role offers great potential for progression into obtaining a niche expertise or into the wider organisation.

What you’ll be doing

Key Responsibilities :

  • Conduct research and analysis into the primary drivers of revenue, special offers, financial performance and marketing campaigns undertaken;
  • Production of incisive reports, informing the business of internal and external issues as they relate to the UK & Irish Retail Business;
  • Undertake analysis to conclude on business hypotheses;
  • Research and analysis on existing products & new opportunities;
  • Modelling of retrospective and prospective profitability;
  • Data mining Paddy Power’s databases of sports, specials and customer transactions to drive and support the findings of your work;
  • Drive the expansion of the body of knowledge within the Retail Business and across the Group;
  • Ad hoc analysis within the business as requested.
  • Day to day operational reporting to support the business (e.g. weekly dashboards)
  • What we’re looking for

    Skills & Experience

  • Numerate university degree; (minimum 2.1 honours degree or equivalent)
  • Commercial experience in a customer-focused analytical, statistical or quantitative role;
  • Ability to apply aptitude and analytical rigor to perform structured analysis of data and synthesis into useful formats and bring actionable commercial insights;
  • Pro-active problem solver with flexibility to work across an open, fast moving entrepreneurial company
  • Clear communicator
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders during cross functional projects
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Excel VBA, SQL and manipulation of large datasets a distinct advantage
  • Experience using Tableau and Qlikview is desirable though not a necessity
  • What you’ll get in return

    Career Progression

    5 global brands in 3 continents endless opportunities. We’re a FTSE 100 with a start-up soul, so if you enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative environment, you’ll get on here.

    There are many directions your career can move in; whether it’s gaining promotion within your existing team, or an international move.

    Uncapped Holiday Allowance

    Yes, you heard that right UNCAPPED holiday!

    Flexible Working

    We play many roles in our busy lives; juggling family, fitness, work, study and community interests. Sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day.

    Which got us thinking. Wouldn’t it be great if we could play with time and fit in all the things that are important? Good news.

    You can. We have a host of flexible working options that are available to everyone at PPB.

    The Fun Stuff

    Competitive salary and bonus scheme, Pizza & Drinks Fridays’, health and wellbeing with free classes such as Yoga, bootcamp, Brazilian jujitsu, running club and lots of great events organised throughout the year by our own Ministry of Fun.

    The Boring Stuff

    Free underground parking, subsidised canteen, pension, health insurance, life insurance, sharesave scheme, access to thousands of online learning courses, free fruit to the office daily.

    There’s more but we won’t go on

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