Musgrave is one of the Europe’s most successful family-owned businesses with a 140-year heritage in food and brand innovation, supporting communities across the island of Ireland and Spain.
Every day we feed one in three people in Ireland through 11 market leading food and beverage brands that include SuperValu, Centra, Frank and Honest and Musgrave MarketPlace.
We support thousands of retail and foodservice family businesses who live and work in the heart of the communities they serve.
We are committed to becoming the most trusted and sustainable business in Ireland and we are making changes across the company to make sure that happens. We want to make a positive impact on the world and we will support our suppliers and customers to make a difference too.
Our people are the heart of our business. As our greatest asset, they make Musgrave a great place to work and in return we aim to be the very best place to work, grow and thrive. We have an opportunity for a Data Scientist to join our Insight and Innovation team.
This is a key role in our Analytics Centre of Excellence whereby the data scientist will deliver value for the business through actionable insight, key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
•Develop a firm understanding of business operations and the associated data flows
•Work closely with the Platform & Engineering team to ensure our data is structured appropriately, of good quality, accessible and continuously improving Broaden the company’s data sources with open source and market data, working with IT to build systems to support this process
•Working with the SuperValu online team to aid and lead decision making through advanced and actionable analytics
•Extracting, cleansing, blending and processing data used for analysis
•Apply modern analytics skills and methodologies including machine learning, advanced analytics, geospatial analytics, correlation and driver analysis etc.
•Communicate the findings simply through effective storytelling
•Educating the business on the value of data and the associated tools and techniques used to monetize the data i.e. develop data literacy
•Simplify and automate existing process and reporting
•Ensuring appropriate best practice governance systems and internal controls are implemented maintained and reported on in line with GDPR requirements
•Support on ad-hoc analysis and cross functional projects as required.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
•Minimum of 3 years relevant Data/ Analytics experience.
•Third level qualification in Statistics, Computer Science, Analytics (or equivalent qualification)
•Strong SQL and database capabilities along with the ability to work with analytical and BI tools
•PowerPoint and advanced Excel skills
•Ability to translate the data and analytics to “story tell” the findings cross functionally
•The ideal candidate for this team should be positive, be a self-starter with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment, demonstrate good attention to detail and demonstrate good judgment through logical decision making