Product Data Technical Analyst


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 Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 47351 

Employment Type: Full time 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


The Merchandise Strategy and Transformation team forms part of our Centre of Excellence and plays a critical role in providing Subject Matter Expertise and support to our Business Unit teams across the Coles Merchandise business.


About the role

The Product Data Technical Analyst reports into the Data Governance Manager and will be responsible for the delivery of data management and governance capabilities as part of the Merchandise Product Data team.


What you’ll be doing

  • Supporting the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Product Data Management & Governance framework via a continuous improvement cycle.
  • Supporting the identification of Product Data Management & Governance initiatives based on Business Unit data needs, and in-flight programs of work.
  • Supporting the identification and ingestion of data extracts for data in scope for data remediation.
  • Developing the data profiling scripts based on the endorsed Product Attribute Business Data Requirements and Data Quality KPIs
  • Developing the data quality issue lists based on the endorsed Remediation Plans.
  • Developing and maintaining the Data Quality Management dashboard to track open data quality issues, progress of remediation work and monitoring of overall health of Product data.
  • Working with the Business Unit Product Data Business Analyst to refine data profiling scripts, investigate data quality issues and improve the Data Quality Management dashboard.


Good things you’ll need

  • A tertiary qualification in Information Technology, data management or analytics field is highly regarded.
  • Strong technical development skills in SQL, data visualisation (Microsoft Power BI preferred), with proficiency in Excel and SQL essential.
  • Demonstrated experience in data management and governance initiatives.
  • Experience with Retail product data is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with data ingestion, data profiling, data reporting, data modelling.
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting data issues.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills.
  • A high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Positive and curious mindset, with desire to broaden understanding
  • The ability to work autonomously and independently is a must.


Given the state/ territory of the position you are applying for, and to enable Coles to provide a safe environment for its team members, there may be a requirement for you to receive a COVID-19 vaccination before commencing work for Coles, unless you are medically exempt.

Given this, you will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Coles. You may be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status as part of your application.

Why Coles?
You’re joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. We’ll invest in you and your career with best practice training, development, and leadership programs. You’ll also receive fantastic team member discounts across our supermarkets and brands.

As part of our focus on achieving a gender balanced workforce, we belong to the WORK180 network as an endorsed employer for women. Our commitment to helping all women thrive in the workplace includes initiatives such as our recently updated parental leave policy, flexible working options and our Employee Assistance Program.

You can explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website. 

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.

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