Established in 1981 with a single store in the Northwest of England, JD Sports Fashion Plc is a leading international multichannel retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands.
The Group has over 2,400 stores across 19 territories, despite the challenges of 2020 global revenues increased by 30% to £6,110.8 million.
Over 56,000 people work within the Group all over the world. We attract the very best talent to our teams and acknowledge the continuation of this process as an important factor in the Group’s evolution.
The Group is home to premium brands such as JD Sports, Scotts, Size?, Tessuti, GO Outdoors, Blacks, Millets, Footpatrol, Sprinter, Activinstinct & many more.
Why JD Multichannel?
We are experiencing high growth here at JD Sports with a 64% YoY uplift in group revenue for H1 2021 in comparison to H1 last year, so it's a very exciting time to join us as we continue to expand globally.
In our online multichannel department in the UK alone, we've scaled up our headcount in the past year by 170 people and we are now looking to increase this by a further 120+ over the next 12 months to accommodate our growth.
Outside of the UK, we’ve also been accelerating our growth throughout Europe from our local offices in Amsterdam and Alicante.
As a leading retailer, we are preferred partners with the likes of Google, Facebook and TikTok due to our extensive presence within the market.
As such, they provide us with leading industry insights and training, and we are often chosen as the beta trialists for new cutting-edge features that they are planning to roll out.
This means we are always at the forefront when it comes to helping to shape the industry landscape and our team has early access to brand new features and training from the world's largest tech and social companies.
In our Multichannel department we cover everything in the online and digital space and run everything internally through our world-class inhouse functions spread across : Digital Marketing (Paid Media, SEO, CRM, Affiliates, Influencers, Social, Content), Ecommerce (Online Trading, Online Visual Merchandising), Tech (Software Development FE / BE Stacks, App Development, Data, Security, UI / UX), and Studios (Design, Artwork, Retouch, Photography, Videography, Styling).
Role Overview :
We are looking for a data science senior manager who will lead a team of data scientists that will help us discover the information hidden in our vast amounts of data, which will enable us to make smarter decisions.
You will have extensive experience in using a variety of data science techniques for developing and implementing ML models.
While keeping abreast of latest developments in data, programming software and technology.
Key Duties :
Skills / Experience / Knowledge needed :
Unfortunately, because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, we are sometimes unable to respond to every application.
If you haven't heard from us within 14 days of applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions within JD Sports Fashion plc please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.
JD Sports Fashion plc is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.