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Visualisation & Analytics Lead

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: London, LND, GB, Se1 2JP

Company: The Body Shop International Limited

Your role in a nutshell


Are you looking for a high-profile, exciting Data Visualisation role? If so, I have an exciting opportunity to work within The Body Shop (TBS).
This is a huge opportunity; we are undergoing a massive data transformation with scalable growth to invigorate the brand.
This is a Greenfield Data & Insights Platform development, a blank slate so to speak.
As we build our new data platform, how we use our data is incredibly important to our business, you would be able to help shape and define the data future of our business, and if you want to be part of something special look no further.

More about the role


The Data Visualisation Lead will lead the development, implementation and maintenance of reporting solutions and support the centralising of reporting processes across the organisation in line with the overall business and data strategies. They will constantly be interacting with leaders and the wider data owners throughout the organisation, identifying data gaps, reporting opportunities, and supporting the business to utilise effective data visualisation to support wider company strategies. Follow-up will include supporting the prioritisation of data visualisation work and working within the Data and Insights team to achieve successful delivery of reporting solutions that meet the captured requirements. It is expected the Data Visualisation Lead will identify where data is crucial for the delivery of business plans, and where the biggest opportunities lie to support the organisation, centered around what constitutes value. They will be jointly responsible for the embedding of data quality processes across reporting to maintain the integrity and quality of data. They will have ownership of the reporting solution and support initiatives to increase the tooling skills and data literacy of The Body Shop teams.
Key Job Accountabilities:  
•    Lead the development and deployment of reporting solutions that enable better, timelier, decisions to be made by the business.
•    Lead and shaping the visualisation agenda for the organisation in line with the data strategy and report on the impact it has on the business.
•    Building key stakeholder relationships – appreciate their challenges and propose solutions that will help them to deliver against our strategy.
•    Continuing to develop and enhancing the organisations reporting capability on an ongoing basis. Propose opportunities to improve our data management, data visualisation, refine key metrics, etc.
•    Combine business acumen with deep data visualisation knowledge and expertise to guide and bring to life the organisations journey.
•    Work with the business and as a member of the Data and Insights Team to make sure that the data visualisation objectives are aligned with the business objectives.
•    Conduct and lead data visualisation workshops on value identification, ideation, design thinking, high-level solutions, and change management.
•    Support the communication of technical insight from visualisations to senior executives in a business-oriented and pragmatic way.
•    Developing the skills and knowledge of colleagues, creating and sustaining a learning culture within the team, and increasing data literacy across TBS.
•    Works with the Product Teams to understand and capture business requirements.

What we look for


•    Proven experience within data visualisation related disciplines.
•    Experience of leading development teams in agile delivery to provide data visualisation solutions.
•    Provide people leadership by supporting other members of the team in both their day-to-day work and personal development.
•    Strong background in a programming languages or tools suitable for analyses (e.g.,  Azure Synapse, Power BI, Tableau, SAP Analytics Cloud, SQL, R, Python, Java).
•    Working knowledge across other data disciplines such as architecture and infrastructure.
•    Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to tell clear stories using different data sets and formats.
•    Strong analytical and numerical ability - able to analyse, interpret and evaluate data.
•    A problem-solver who can work through complex issues and focus on identifying and delivering solutions when challenges occur.

The Body Shop


When Anita Roddick founded The Body Shop in 1976, she had a vision. Business as a force for good – that’s us. Over 40 years later, we’re proud to be pioneering cruelty-free beauty every step of the way. We’re the original ethical beauty brand. We’ve got a thing for empowering people and enriching our planet. We’re all about keeping it real, in every way possible. Our activist roots remain a huge part of everything we do, from our iconic window posters to our vegetarian products to our infamous campaigns. We’re never afraid to stand up and speak the truth. We like to do things a little differently around here. 


The Body Shop, along with Aesop and Natura, is part of Natura & Co, a global, multi-channel and multi-brand cosmetics group that is committed to generating positive economic, social and environmental impact. Group owner Natura is Brazil's number one cosmetics manufacturer. Sustainable development has been the company's guiding principle since it was founded in 1969. In fact, this is an incredibly exciting time for The Body Shop. We’re fighting for what we believe in now more than ever. No holding back. Breaking the mould has always come naturally to us, and we need someone who’s not afraid to mix things up. 

What we offer in return


* a 6% contributory pension plan, 
* 23 days holiday plus bank holidays - time to refresh and recharge 
* Group bonus scheme 
* 3 additional days a year to volunteer in the local community to support the causes you feel most passionate about 
* LOVE money to spend on YOUR wellbeing - pamper yourself on us. Every year. 
* 50% staff discount and access to product sample sales 
* Access to Perks at Work, our online shopping channel with exclusive deals & discounts 
* AND - we have also implemented 'Work Wise' into our HQ - flexibility of 'in-office' hours, the ability to work remotely and a new meeting charter. 
Here at The Body Shop we've got your best interests at heart - it's our way of saying thank you! 
If you are excited by all that - you might just be the sort of person we need to help us make the impactful change the world needs within a business that invented the culture of ‘joyful collective' and everything that means and stands for. 
We have something special to offer and we’re looking for someone special to help us to do that. Show us how you can contribute to the next step in the evolution of The Body Shop. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

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