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Data Scientist/ Analyst
£30,000 - £40,000 plus excellent benefits (Grade E) 
Manchester city centre

Data sits right at the heart of our Co-op. The wide range of services we offer provides us with lots of information about our members’ and customers’ behaviour. Right now we’re looking for a range of people to join our growing data science & analytics team, to help us develop insights from that data so we can achieve better outcomes for our members, customers and colleagues. If you can bring us the analytical skills and commercial awareness we need, we can offer you variety, the chance to progress your career and an opportunity to make a visible impact in a business that’s putting data at the forefront of its strategy.

As part of our team you will:

·tackle a range of data-driven and analytical problems

·work collaboratively with a range of Co-op colleagues 

·bring together data from different sources, interrogate and model to unlock valuable insights

·design solutions that create outputs which can be presented to a variety of audiences

·help to continually improve the valuable service the team provides to the Co-op

This role would suit people from either a data science or analytics background who have:

·experience deploying a variety of analytical techniques for example; machine learning, R, Python, statistical modelling

·good commercial awareness, ideally from having worked in a corporate environment previously

·evidence of coding work, e.g. SQL, SAS, Python

·a passion and natural flare for analytics and problem solving

·a natural ability to translate information for a variety of audiences to make use of

Why Co-op? 
As a Co-op colleague you’ll do work that matters in an organisation where principles are just as important as profits. You’ll also get a package that includes:
• a competitive salary
• 28 days holiday 
• an annual incentive scheme 
• discounts on Co-op products and services
• a pension with up to 10% employer contributions

Building an inclusive workplace 

We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to create an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.

We can make reasonable adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at

As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.


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