Job description

Data Analyst
£35,000 to £45,000 plus great benefits (Work Level 6A)
Manchester city centre (hybrid working)

We're open to applications from candidates who may require flexible working arrangements. There'll be an opportunity to discuss your flexible working
requirements during the interview process, and at offer stage.

Please be aware Co-op does not offer VISA sponsorships for this role

We're looking for two Data Analysts to join us in Manchester to help us understand how our customers interact with our food business; using these insights to advise decision making across Co-op. These two roles will each focus on different sources of data; with one looking at data from our food retail stores, and the other looking at data from our e-commerce platform. In these roles you'll work in a hybrid way - splitting your time between home and the office (find out more about our hybrid working policy at

What you'll do

  • Deliver end-to-end analytics projects, using a wide variety of advanced analytics techniques
  • Use statistical and modelling techniques to build segmentations, test and explore hypotheses, and predict future outcomes
  • Share your findings in a way that is accessible for both technical and non-technical audiences, using tools such as Power BI
  • Work closely alongside colleagues to understand their needs, and design data solutions that meet them

This role would suit people who have

  • Significant experience working as a Data Analyst within a retail environment
  • Experience writing and developing code using SQL, R, or Python
  • Experience with linear and logistic regression modelling, segmentation, clustering, and correctional analysis
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to translate technical language for a non-technical audience

Why Co-op?

If you've got the skills and experience we're looking for, we can offer you a competitive salary and great benefits package which includes 30% off Co-op branded products in our food stores (as well as other discounts on Co-op products and services). You'll also get:

  • An annual bonus (based on personal and business performance)
  • 28 days holiday (rising to 32 with service) plus bank holidays
  • A pension with up to 10% employer contributions
  • Access to a subsidised onsite gym (at our Manchester HQ)
  • Coaching and training to support your career development
  • Wagestream - a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it
  • YuLife - an app that rewards you for exercising with discounts and vouchers for your favourite brands

Building an inclusive work environment

At Co-op, we're proud to do things a different way. As one of the world's largest co-operatives, owned by millions of members, community is at the heart of what we do. Since our Co-op was founded in 1844, we've had a clear social purpose, and everything we do as a business helps to build a fairer world for our members, customers, colleagues, and communities.

We're actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone. If you have a disability, we can make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process according to your needs. We're also part of the Disability Confident scheme, meaning we'll always offer an interview to disabled candidates who apply through the scheme if they meet the minimum criteria for a job.

We'll ask whether you'd like to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme when you apply.

If we invite you to take part in the recruitment process for any of our jobs, we'll ask you if you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate.

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You can find out more about the Disability Confident scheme and all our commitments to diversity and inclusion at

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