Data Analyst

Location: Paris (75)

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Context around the position:

Pernod-Ricard is a leading worldwide Wine and Spirits company. This position was made possible thanks our very entrepreneurial, innovative and risk-taking culture from the beginning as the Group strongly extended its geographical and products footprint across time, starting from absinthe and anise drinks in France to a portfolio of 400+ brands brought to customers and consumers across 160+ countries.

Pernod Ricard, in line with its entrepreneurial culture, has the ambition to conquer new frontiers and be the most innovative Wine & Spirits company in the world in terms of AI and digital. The ambition is to leverage the uniqueness of the depth of our brand portfolio to address the right product & service at the right time, at the right price to the right person (at a time when market fragmentation is increasing in the Wine and Spirits sector). This will be done by

  • Reinventing the way sales forces operate, equipping them with data-driven tools supporting the prioritization of their efforts

  • Optimizing the pricing of products in real time.

  • Optimizing marketing spend allocation across channels

Purpose of the position:

Pernod-Ricard is looking for passionate and talented Data Analysts to join our rapidly growing team. We have a few positions opened to permanent employees and freelancers/contractors, as of July 2021.

Working at Pernod-Ricard is the perfect place for you to develop your Data Science skills in a holistic way:

  • We use Agile ways of working, allowing you to work in multidisciplinary teams deeply integrated with business and market. You will develop both technical skills and business / soft skills.

  • Top-notch team & tools:

    • Our team encompasses experienced and proven experts

    • We already have a central data platform in Azure connected to markets through snowflake.

    • Our core data science team is already in place and uses cutting-edge data science tools to answer business questions (machine learning, deep learning, statistical learning, optimization)

    • Our primary language is python, but we are open to test and incorporate any language that fits our needs (be ready to learn!)

  • Variety of projects and day-to-day work:

    • We are present in 160+ markets with 400+ brands globally, we can propose an endless variety of projects.

    • We develop unique solution for our unique internal clients

    • Our commitment for a multi-year transformation journey will allow you to participate in projects with different maturities: from proof of concept to production.

    • Your day-to-day work will be varied as our team will focus on 3 priorities: push forward boundaries (imagine creative solutions to hack Pernod-Ricard), delivering qualitative tech assets for the company and facilitate adoption of the solution across the company.

The main responsibilities are:

Based in Pernod Ricard Headquarters (Paris), you will integrate a brand-new team including Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Data Stewards, Machine Learning Engineers, Engagement Lead, etc. working closely with deployment leads and field experts. Under the supervision of the Global Head of Data & Analytics, you will be in charge of developing and implementing data analyses to support digital use cases of our key digital priorities:

  • Understand business issues and translate these into technical needs

  • Creating simple and maintainable dashboards, reports or presentations to communicate the findings to business users

  • Partner with our data science teams to make sure our work is consistent according to business needs

  • Monitor usage & results of our algorithms

  • Partner with the team to develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality

  • Filter and “clean” data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems

  • Work with deployment team to prioritize business and information needs

  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities

  • Actively contribute to Data culture community

The profile required is:

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics

  • 2+ years of experience in data or business analyst

  • Experience in an FMCG company is a strong plus

Soft skills

  • Ability to understand business needs

  • Pragmatic and capable of solving complex issues

  • Good communication

  • Push innovative solutions

  • Service-oriented, flexible & team player

  • Self-motivated, take initiative

  • Attention to detail & technical intuition

Hard skills

Experience in data analysis

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to presentation, detail and accuracy

  • Familiarity with data science methods and scaling data science methods

  • Proven experience on building reporting database

  • Strong capacity to develop consistent & clear analysis

Familiarity with a broad base of analytics tools

  • Good knowledge of cloud computing. Knowing Azure is a plus

  • Languages programming: SQL, Excel

  • Data Visualisation: PowerBI

  • Project management & support: JIRA projects & service desk, Trello, Confluence, Sharepoint

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