Insight Analyst


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


competitive plus benefits

Closing Date

27/05/2022 11:00

About the role

Our customer insights team are currently are looking for an Insight Analyst to drive data innovation within Matalan.

In this role, you'll be focussing on the commerciality of insights & play a role in delivering the wider strategic vision for data & insight within the team, department and the business overall.  

It’s an incredibly exciting time to join us as an Insight Analyst at Matalan - you’ll have the autonomy to really make a difference to how we strategise and move forward with our departments.

Converting complex data into concise presentations that tell a logical story, with clear recommendations on potential actions that can be taken, you'll also be responsible for:

  • Working closely with key stakeholders to identify insight requirements, the challenges they’re facing and how we can assist with delivering their roadmap 

  • Utilsiing automated visualisations to help build awareness & understanding within the business partnership, ensuring data & insights are used in every decision 

  • Continuously thinking about the commerciality of insights and how we can quantify the impact of decisions we influence – in order to build a solid understanding of where we can deliver most value and how we should prioritise work in the future 

  • Proactively identifying further business needs by fostering relationships throughout the business 

  • Developing tools, reporting and processes than can improve the insight and analytical capabilities with a key focus on advancing the democratisation of data to ensure non-analyst colleagues in the business can answer more basic or routine questions for themselves 


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working, 3 days in the office, 2 days at home 
  • 20% discount in-store and online 
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Group Life Assurance 
  • Early Finish Friday (3 pm)
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Training, development, and support tools through a variety of channels thanks to our Talent Development team - including managerial masterclass to achieve your team goals and objectives 
  • Onboarding scheme 

About You

  • At least 3 years’ experience with one or more database technologies (T-SQL, PL-SQL, Big Query etc.) – including a solid understanding of SQL programming 

  • Awareness of ETL processes and database automation 

  • Awareness of different statistical techniques and analysis methodologies to answer business questions 

  • Experience working with large datasets, writing efficient code & generating analysis to tight deadlines with stakeholders 


About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 11,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family, you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real. 

Matalan are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities. 

We encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable you to perform at your best throughout the application and interview. 

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.