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Lead Data Quality Analyst

  • Job
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Data
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You must have experience in a lead data quality role, strong SQL skills, stakeholder leadership, and a problem-solving approach. Appreciation of Data Management, Lean Six Sigma, and Retail business processes is a plus. Be customer-focused, human, curious, agile, inclusive, and accountable.
  • You will lead the creation of technology solutions to identify, prevent, and resolve data quality issues. Collaborate with colleagues, manage relationships with system owners, and design measuring systems for continuous improvement.


  • Experience in a lead role within a data quality function.
  • Experience in the configuration and implementation of Data Quality tools.
  • Experience working in a large multi business unit organisation.
  • Strong stakeholder leadership skills.
  • Strong SQL skills to support data investigations and analysis and sophisticated critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to articulate complex data concepts to help colleagues and business partners understand data quality issues.
  • Analytical and problem-solving approach with a logical thought process for the identification of root causes to data quality issues.
  • Nice to have:
  • Experience with Data Catalogue tools such as Collibra would be an advantage.
  • Appreciation of business processes in a Retail business.
  • Appreciation of Data Management, Governance and Quality best practice.
  • Appreciation of improvement methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma.
  • Be Customer Focused – constantly improving our customers’ experience
  • We listen to our customers and colleagues
  • We innovate products and experiences to stay ahead
  • Be Human – leading with purpose, humanity and care
  • We do the right thing
  • We invest in our people and build great teams
  • Be Curious – thrive on learning, thinking beyond the obvious
  • We focus externally, globally and build the long term
  • We experiment and share our learnings
  • Be Agile – building trust and empowering people to work with agility
  • We act with pace, not perfection, role modelling 80/20
  • We take risks, fail fast and adapt quickly
  • Be Inclusive – inspiring diverse teams to achieve together
  • We celebrate difference as a strength
  • We collaborate, breaking down silos
  • Be Accountable – owning the plan, delivering results and growth
  • We focus on performance outcomes
  • We prioritise and simplify for others


  • Lead the creation of technology solutions to identify, measure, categorise, prioritise and investigate the root cause(s) of data quality issues.
  • Establish a best practice approach to proactively prevent data quality issues from occurring.
  • Take a lead in the implementation and configuration of Data Quality tools and processes, collaborating with your Data Management colleagues.
  • Raise the profile and importance of data quality management to both technical and non-technical colleagues by being a champion and advocate.
  • Manage the relationship with source system owners and subject matter experts to secure permanent resolutions to data quality issues.
  • Design & implement Data Quality measuring systems to improve the trapping and highlighting of issues that surface within Nucleus.
  • Collaborate with Data Design and Data Engineering colleagues on the setting the standards for the management of Data Quality issues throughout the complete delivery lifecycle and into production.


What is the main responsibility of a Lead Data Quality Analyst at Kingfisher?

The main responsibility of a Lead Data Quality Analyst at Kingfisher is to establish and lead the data quality function within the organization. This includes creating technology solutions to identify, measure, categorise, prioritise, and investigate data quality issues, as well as proactively preventing such issues from occurring.

Retail & Consumer Goods

Mission & Purpose

Kingfisher plc is an international home improvement company with approximately 1,900 stores, and operations in eight countries across Europe. We operate under retail banners including B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, TradePoint and Koçtaş, supported by a team of over 82,000 colleagues. We offer home improvement products and services to consumers and trade professionals who shop in our stores and via our e-commerce channels. At Kingfisher, we believe a better world starts with better homes. We help make better homes accessible for everyone. As a Group, we use our core strengths and commercial assets, and we power our retail banners to address the significant growth opportunities that exist within the home improvement market #PoweredByKingfisher