Ocado Group is hiring a

Project Performance Analyst

Hatfield, United Kingdom

Within Ocado Group sits Platform Implementation, whose mission is ‘to orchestrate the implementation of Ocado’s platforms globally’. This department focuses on the full programme management life cycle of the implementation of our highly automated, multi-million pound Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs) - from pre-deal, through to the design, construction, installation, testing and ‘go-live’ phases (with all the process and portfolio management in between). This department is instrumental in ensuring we deliver these CFCs on time, to budget, and to the specific requirements of each client.

We are now looking for a Project Performance Analyst to join the Strategy & Capability function in our Programme Management department, to take responsibility for identifying and driving improvements to client programmes and project outcomes; delivering them faster and cheaper with a lower risk profile.  

This Project Performance Analyst will use a data-driven approach to develop insight into project performance and define improvement opportunities, playing a critical role in identifying and tracking initiatives to enhance project outcomes. Acting as a catalyst for improvement and optimisation, this position will engage with SMEs and client projects to understand project data and drive improvements.

The role is based in our Hatfield head office, but some  UK/international travel may be required (location of travel dependent on the project/client you are working on).

 

What will you be doing?

  • Extracting, manipulating, analysing and presenting complex data to provide critical business insight 
  • Using detailed analysis to proactively create a pipeline of opportunities to improve project performance 
  • Developing clear reporting suites and preparing documents, tailored to various stakeholders 
  • Creating clear and compelling presentations that demonstrate outcomes and benefits for various stakeholder groups
  • Developing metrics to manage the realisation of benefits and improvement to project outcomes
  • Driving project performance enhancement initiatives
  • Influencing and leading internal stakeholders to ensure buy-in and successful outcomes
  • Collaborating with SMEs and Project Teams to energise the performance improvement agenda  
  • Fostering lessons learnt with a continuous improvement approach

About you...

  • Ability to work with large data sets, driving insights and outcomes from an analytically derived fact-base
  • Ability to work with a variety of data sources, identify incomplete or inaccurate data, identifying root causes, understanding discrepancies and leading the resolution
  • Proven ability to integrate well into a team and build relationships with senior stakeholders
  • A highly logical, analytical and forward-thinking approach
  • Ability to understand and challenge expert opinions
  • Effective communication and presentation skills at all levels of the business
  • Ability to show initiative, self-motivation and innovation
  • Experience of Business Information tools e.g. Tableau, Power BI, TIBCO Spotfire

 

Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.  

For more reasons to apply, please visit: Working at Ocado Group, Diversity & Inclusion at Ocado Group, Core Pillars

 

About Ocado Group...

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re a FTSE 100 business developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry means also transforming the way we do business. As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the brightest talents to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

We are only a 20 minute commute from London King’s Cross and provide a free shuttle bus from Hatfield Station to the office!

 

Benefits…

Ocado employee experience is very important to us. As well as keeping a smile on your face with weekly massages, a games room, coffee shop, weekly food samples and an amazing food hall to satisfy your daily breakfast and lunch taste buds.. all Ocado employees are offered a benefits package of - 25 days holiday + the option to buy an additional 3 via salary sacrifice, 15% discount on your weekly Ocado shop, pension, share options, discounts on gym memberships and much much more….

 

Our values: we’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better…



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