We set the digital agenda to keep IKEA leading in an uncertain and fast-moving environment. We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services through the use of existing and emerging new technologies and agile delivery methods to deliver at pace. At the same time, we provide a home to develop and extend the business, people, and technical skills needed to ensure continuous improvement and growth of our digital capability.
Lead the transformation of Ingka into a more data driven company by ensuring that data and insights are frequently and widely used in product teams in Group Digital to reinforce, alter, or largely impact present and future decisions on business and product strategy, leading to a better experience for our customers.
What you'll be doing day to day
• Ensure, promote and take full responsibility for informed decision-making based on data in order to improve business performance, always leading by example and actively encouraging fellow team members in cross functional teams to prioritise and be part of transforming IKEA into a more data driven company • Conduct advanced data exploration and analysis using modern data mining techniques (including Machine Learning), visualisation tools, or a combination thereof, to provide insights that help co-workers and stakeholders make better decisions • Evaluate the potential and usability of raw, unstructured internal and external data sources for use in product analytics and data-driven decision-making in general • Write highly elaborate SQL queries that Extract, Transform and Load data from storage to an appropriate format, using joins, nesting and more advanced operations as an integral component of data processing pipelines, with cost and execution time efficiency at top of mind • Ensure that solutions fulfill and adapt to actual business needs to continuously generate value for Ingka by listening to and guiding fellow team members from Data & Analytics and co-workers from different functions • Lead and educate the organisation on agile ways of working in relation to advanced analytics, especially on topics like performance measurement and hypothesis testing by default to maximise key metrics and ensure that we realise the OKRs set by Group Digital • Proactively manage relevant organisational processes, including meetings with relevant stakeholders and/or teams to drive an intended outcome • Ensure that analytics solutions are built according to best practices by continually learning from and benchmarking against industry standards • Engage in interviewing, coaching and mentoring of junior team members in order to secure transfer of competence and a high performing team
Qualifications: • Formal qualifications (BSc, MSc, PhD) in economics, engineering, natural sciences, or equivalent • Minimum 5 years of professional experience as a Business Analyst, (Junior) Data/Web Analyst or (Junior) Data Scientist • Extensive knowledge of data processing for large datasets • Experience with presenting to large audiences and senior stakeholders • Familiarity with cloud computing environments, e.g. Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform • Preferred: Experience with digital product development in a retail setting
Salary Range: 98,880- 146,895.25
Together as a team
There’s a big difference between doing things right and doing the right things. In our team we gather insights from big data to make sure IKEA does the right things. We’re a diverse group of people who spend our days digging into consumer behaviour and how people live their lives at home. You could say that we know the trends before they’re actually trends – and we use that knowledge to create a better everyday life for our customers.
The successful candidate must live within a commutable distance to the IKEA Service Office in Conshohocken, PA.