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  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Number of Hours:
    37.5 hrs
  • Working Pattern:
    Mon - Fri, 8:45am - 17:15pm
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Senior Data Warehousing Manager (14841)

It's a really exciting time to be at Holland & Barrett. We are investing across all areas of our business with a vision of empowering our customers to live happier, healthier lives. Our mission is to be the leading player in global wellness chosen by millions as their trusted partner for personalised wellness journeys. To achieve this goal, we are embarking on a radical transformation. We are recruiting top talent in all areas of our business, from Finance to Digital Marketing, from HR to IT, as well as new functions around Health and Wellness.

The Role:

We are looking for a passionate Sr. Data Warehousing Manager to join the Holland & Barrett Data & Analytics team. You will be responsible for building, leading and scaling a new Data Warehousing team and data environment. You will be part of the broader H&B Data & Analytics organisation, working alongside the Data Engineering, BI, Data Science and Product Analytics teams.

Together with your newly formed Data Warehousing team, you will lead the integration and ingestion of numerous raw data sources such as sales, supply chain and clickstream data. You will spearhead the development of the H&B data warehouse and own the implementation of all required operational data models using an ELT approach. In addition, you will be responsible for implementing and operationalising a number of data models enabling important applications such as BI reporting, marketing automation, customer segmentation and content personalisation.

You will use state-of-the-art technology and tools, absorbing best practices from our big data playbook. Your day-to-day development will take place in Amazon Redshift (using Matillion for ELT orchestration) and the broader AWS ecosystem. As part of your role, you need to be an absolute SQL and data modelling rockstar and have strong track record of managing and scaling large cloud data warehousing environments.

The successful Sr Data Warehousing Manager will come from a strong quantitative background and be self-motivated to drive the H&B technical data agenda. Building on strong people leadership skills, you will define the vision, culture and operating model of the H&B data warehousing team.

In addition, you will work closely with product, tech and business teams across H&B to identify, spec and deliver the required technical projects.

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Hire, lead and mentor the H&B data warehousing team
  • Own the end-to-end H&B data warehousing platform
  • Integrate all required raw data sources
  • Build and scale H&B data warehouse in Amazon Redshift
  • Build required data applications and services
  • Build data cubes for BI reporting
  • Design, build and maintain complex ELT workflows
  • Write world-class SQL
  • Monitor data stack and be responsible for system health
  • Be an integrated part of the D&A organisation and contribute to its strategy and vision
  • Work closely with H&B product and tech teams on diverse data projects
  • Manage and guide stakeholders to unlock the value of our data across the team

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Contributing to a high growth business
  • Flexible London / UK / Amsterdam / remote location
  • Competitive salary, pension, private medical insurance, life insurance
  • All the tools you need (Mac / PC, 4K monitor, mobile phone, etc.)
  • Amazing colleagues, brilliant work culture and strong diversity
The Person:

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering / Computer Science or related technical field from a leading university
  • 5+ years of experience transforming sizable data sets into world-class analytics & business intelligence solutions, preferably in an e-commerce environment
  • Highly advanced SQL skills
  • Experienced with cloud data warehouses (AWS Redshift preferred)
  • Strong experience with one or more programming languages (Python preferred)
  • General all-round tech person with an insatiable thirst to learn and a broad skill-set to deliver on such a diverse project (e.g. comfortable using technologies such as Git, Linux, AWS, serverless, Docker, NoSQL databases, APIs, etc.)
  • Bonus: Data visualization & analytics experience
  • Bonus: Experience with serverless data stack (Lambda, Kinesis, API gateway)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to think creatively; highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Comfortable with some ambiguity – we move fast and priorities change often
  • Ability to communicate insights and findings to a non-technical audience
  • Written and verbal proficiency in English
We offer:
  • Pension 3% company contribution
  • Discounted Products - from day one you'll get a 25% discount (on top of other promotions) when you shop at H&B on anything that you buy.
  • Holiday: 25 days paid holiday and 8 public holidays for you to do what you love
  • Colleague Recognition Scheme
  • Free Confidential Advice & Colleague Welfare if you need confidential advice 24/7
  • Mental Health First Aiders - we have lots of qualified Mental Health First Aiders because its all about your health & wellbeing
  • Refer and Earn Scheme - as we're growing you can earn money by referring people to join us from your network
  • Learning and Development opportunity with Holland & Barrett is a great base for career development long term
  • And many more!


The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…

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