Interim Senior Data Analyst - FARFETCH

UK London
26 Apr 2022
26 Jul 2022
Part Time

Please note this is a 12-month maternity cover.

The Analytics Hub team is part of the data vision to provide a centre of excellence for all Analytics and BI teams across the Farfetch Group. It supports teams from across the organisation by providing a unified reporting and analytics environment through the right tools, knowledge and training, best practices and foundational policies and consultancy support on projects.

We are looking for a Senior Data Analyst to join the team:

- To work collaboratively with stakeholders from across the organisation to provide support on BI and Analytics projects

- Who is a detail-oriented analyst who enjoys manipulating large amounts of data and loves the challenge of creating best in class, automated solutions for data and insight

- That thrives in solving complex problems in a fast paced environment, balancing tactical needs whilst strategically driving long term solution


    • Champion the Analytics Communities and provide BI and Analytics support to decentralised Analytics teams, including:

    • Supporting de-centralised teams with the delivery of Projects and Key Strategic Initiatives
    • Conduct data analysis to understand insights and make recommendations
    • Develop automated reporting and dashboard solutions, presenting insights in an actionable and visually impactful way
    • Provide training and onboarding support to Analysts and Developers
    • Provide support optimising the performance of reporting solutions
    • Provide support improving the administration of or BI stack (currently dbt, Looker and Tableau)
    • Help to define best practices and ways of working for decentralised Analytics teams
    • Keep up to date with advances in Business Intelligence technology and actively share knowledge within the Analytics Hub and wider Analytics and BI Developer Communities
    • Proactively identify gaps and turn them into implementable solutions
    • Drive agile ways of working to ensure continuous progress and iteration


    • Essential
    • Advanced SQL knowledge with experience of optimising query performance
    • Experienced analysing and manipulating data large data sets
    • Experienced in data visualisation with the ability to present complex data clearly
    • Confident communicator comfortable with communicating to stakeholders with varying technical abilities and in different settings; eliciting requirements, delivering training, collaborating with stakeholders
    • Experienced working with modern Business Intelligence tools such as Looker, Tableau or Power BI
    • Detail-oriented with a demonstrably high standard for data accuracy and documentation

    • Desirable
    • Have a BSc in computer science, maths, information systems or relevant quantitative field
    • Experienced in data modelling and architecture techniques for BI and Analytics (e.g. Kimball, Inmon etc)
    • Developer experience in Looker
    • Experience with BigQuery
    • Experience with writing scalable ETLs using tools such as DBT and Airlfow
    • Experience with command line and GIT
    • Working knowledge of Python
    • Familiar with data governance practices and adept at designing policies and processes for how data teams interact with each other

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