Senior GIS and Data Analyst

Location: Hawthorn East VIC 3123

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Requisition ID: 29421

Employment Type: Full time

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.

About the role

With over 2500 retail locations around the country, our Property team looks after one of the most dynamic portfolios in Australia. Working with teams across the business, we provide a range of services from site acquisition, leasing and renewals, through to development, construction and asset management. We’re growing too, so it’s a great time to jump on board and build your career.

By joining Spatial Analytics you’ll be part of a Location Planning team that sits within the wider Property function, which is integral to the development and execution of our network growth strategy.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll ensure the Location Planning team and wider business have the data and insight to make well informed commercial decisions about new space growth and renewals across all our brands. You’ll also support a wide range of stakeholders including Group Strategy, Customer Insights, Coles Online and Sustainability with data and insights to support their decision making.

Other ways you can make an impact include:

  • researching and evolving tools and forecasting models that improve accuracy, as well as providing time savings to the team
  • analysing data from various sources and turning these into actionable insights across the business
  • making large and complex data simple with your data visualisation skills
  • ensuring Location Planning data is accessible to our relevant stakeholders; including supporting with the roll out of our web mapping platform
  • share your unique skillset with other team members to raise the overall capabilities of our team
  • developing and continually improving our competitor intelligence database

Good things you’ll need

  • a relevant degree e.g. GIS / Analytics / Data Science / Spatial Information / Economics / Computer Science / Geography etc.
  • proven experience in a data analytics related role
  • retail experience is preferred, but we’re open to other industries for this role – including government
  • excellent data manipulation / interpretation, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • top class skills in Excel and SQL and experience with desktop (MapInfo) or web GIS (ArcGIS Online)
  • additional skills with coding languages (R, Python) or Business Intelligence Tools (Power BI) would be considered valuable
  • a can-do attitude and a determination to learn new skills
  • exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills

Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.

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