Job details

Decision Scientist

Job reference: 004466

Closing date: 23/01/2022

Salary: up to £30,000 per annum

Department: Data

Hours per week: Full Time (36.17 hours per week)

Data is at the heart of everything N Brown does, and the Data Division works across the business to find ways to turn data-derived insights into positive outcomes for people shopping with us.  Our mission is to find customers who are perfect for our brands, uncover the products and propositions which are perfect for them and ultimately make our customers look and feel amazing!

The N Brown Data Science team is one of the best in the country building, integrating, and embedding high-impact and high-profile data insights and products across the organisation.  At this time we are looking to expand by bringing in a Decision Scientist within the Connected Intelligence team of Data Science to help us succeed.

As a Decision Scientist, you will be:

  • Using statistics to solve complex business problems in various domains
  • Building and integrate data analytics products
  • Evaluating data outputs prior to their use across N Brown 
  • Being a data expert across multiple projects, assuring the quality of data used 
  • Surfacing key evidence-backed insights from data and produce visualisations
  • Writing and reviewing SQL and Python code, aligned to current team best practices
  • Explaining results to the project team
  • Following project plans, flag any ambiguity or impediments in a timely fashion
  • Providing clear and regular updates to project team and line manager on tasks undertaken and next steps
  • Ensuring deliverables and written communications are accurate, succinct and clear
  • Co-operating with a positive professional attitude, integrity and reliability and responding well to constructive feedback
  • Building relationships within the data community
  • Sharing knowledge through team channels

If you feel your experience and values match what we’re looking for then we’d love to hear from you:

  • Able to work on well-defined problems, giving clear and regular updates to colleagues
  • Theoretical knowledge of Statistics
  • Able to share results clearly to team and produce clear and succinct written communications.
  • The passion to engage with the N Brown data community

And these skills would also help you:

  • Basic understanding of Python or transferrable coding languages
  • SQL

Working in our team you’ll benefit from 

  • Hybrid working. We try to spend a couple of days in the office together to collaborate, socialise and learn better together. 
  • Accelerated Development. We work towards professional certifications, we run knowledge sharing sessions, we share our knowledge with industry partners
  • The latest technology. We work with an advanced cloud stack and are constantly looking to raise the bar to find better ways of working. 
  • A strong community. We have a strong centralised community of 30 passionate data scientists and analysts that you’ll become a part of. 
  • A diverse team. We recognise the value of diversity and our multinational team strikes a good gender balance with a range of academic and commercial backgrounds. 
  • A bit of fun. We have weekly social sessions, work together on pro-bono projects, plus we’re well placed in Manchester’s Northern Quarter for an after-work social. 

We’re looking for people with a passion for what they do, pride in the brand they work for and the curiosity to uncover new and exciting insights. If you feel your experience and attitude match what we’re looking for then we’d love to hear from you.

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for several our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown.


The closing date for this job has now passed.