Interim Senior Data Analyst

Employment type:  Contract

4 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Job Description


Please note this is a 12-month maternity cover.

The Analytics Hub team is part of the data vision to provide a centre of excellence for all Analytics and BI teams across the Farfetch Group. It supports teams from across the organisation by providing a unified reporting and analytics environment through the right tools, knowledge and training, best practices and foundational policies and consultancy support on projects.

We are looking for a Senior Data Analyst to join the team:

- To work collaboratively with stakeholders from across the organisation to provide support on BI and Analytics projects

- Who is a detail-oriented analyst who enjoys manipulating large amounts of data and loves the challenge of creating best in class, automated solutions for data and insight

- That thrives in solving complex problems in a fast paced environment, balancing tactical needs whilst strategically driving long term solution


  • Champion the Analytics Communities and provide BI and Analytics support to decentralised Analytics teams, including:
  • Supporting de-centralised teams with the delivery of Projects and Key Strategic Initiatives
  • Conduct data analysis to understand insights and make recommendations
  • Develop automated reporting and dashboard solutions, presenting insights in an actionable and visually impactful way
  • Provide training and onboarding support to Analysts and Developers
  • Provide support optimising the performance of reporting solutions
  • Provide support improving the administration of or BI stack (currently dbt, Looker and Tableau)
  • Help to define best practices and ways of working for decentralised Analytics teams
  • Keep up to date with advances in Business Intelligence technology and actively share knowledge within the Analytics Hub and wider Analytics and BI Developer Communities
  • Proactively identify gaps and turn them into implementable solutions
  • Drive agile ways of working to ensure continuous progress and iteration


  • Essential
  • Advanced SQL knowledge with experience of optimising query performance
  • Experienced analysing and manipulating data large data sets
  • Experienced in data visualisation with the ability to present complex data clearly
  • Confident communicator comfortable with communicating to stakeholders with varying technical abilities and in different settings; eliciting requirements, delivering training, collaborating with stakeholders
  • Experienced working with modern Business Intelligence tools such as Looker, Tableau or Power BI
  • Detail-oriented with a demonstrably high standard for data accuracy and documentation
  • Desirable
  • Have a BSc in computer science, maths, information systems or relevant quantitative field
  • Experienced in data modelling and architecture techniques for BI and Analytics (e.g. Kimball, Inmon etc)
  • Developer experience in Looker
  • Experience with BigQuery
  • Experience with writing scalable ETLs using tools such as DBT and Airlfow
  • Experience with command line and GIT
  • Working knowledge of Python
  • Familiar with data governance practices and adept at designing policies and processes for how data teams interact with each other

We are looking for a Senior Data Analyst to join the team to work collaboratively with stakeholders from across the organisation to provide support on BI and Analytics projects

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
FARFETCH Equity plan
Flexible benefits scheme - from Private Healthcare and Dental insurance to fitness classes with ClassPass, there is something for everyone!
32 days holiday including flexible public holidays - to use on public or religious holidays of your choice
2 GiveBack Days a year - to volunteer for a social cause of your choice
FARFETCH and Browns discount - to experience both brands as a customer

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options FARFETCH provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure FARFETCH is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at FARFETCH

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London HQ with a global presence

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom