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Kingfisher Selling Data Acquisition Specialist in Southampton,

We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçtaş. We’re made up of 78,000 passionate people, call 1,300 stores home and operate in 8 countries. That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. And that’s where you come in.

Kingfisher is convinced that data is a strategic asset for our business, that’s why we are creating a strong dynamic around data to help support our business transformation. Collecting data, processing and using it, approaching its entire life cycle.

It’s the perfect time to join a dynamic team, working in the heart of a global business transformation to make the difference! If you’re ready for a new challenge, then join us.

As a Product Description Data Acquisition Specialist you will be working as part of the Acquisition team whose purpose is to ensure that product description attributes and imagery is acquired, translated and communicated within the agreed deadlines across all the KF Group.

This data content will be accessed across all Group functions and must be accurate and represent ‘one version of the truth’ as it will be used for multiple purposes from digital and multi-channel to Packaging, POS, Range Books and Brochures throughout the Group.

You will be the representative of product description data in Project meetings with Category teams providing updates to current data status, raising any concerns and mitigating any risks to data delivery. This will incorporate the full end to end data process from SKU assignment to OpCo delivery.

A key area of focus will be to work with our external business partner for data collection and (as we transition onshore) representing the key acquisition process and must ensuring that all data is available for all channels within the agreed deadlines.

To be Successful within this role you will have:

  • Ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines

  • Attention to detail, accuracy is vital

  • Strong project management and presentation skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills

  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels in a changeable environment

  • Understanding of business processes,

  • Excellent oral and written English

Passionate about how data is used to help a customer buy a product and its importance within a Retail organisation in underpinning the digital customer experience

  • Challenges existing practices looking for constant improvement

  • Comfortable handling ambiguity and potential conflict

  • Tenacious and resilient in the face of strong opinions

This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to stretch and grow your career. Interested? Great, apply now!


Job ID: 2021-3949

Operating Company: Offer & Sourcing, Supply & Logistics

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Post End Date: 26/01/2021

Address Line 1: Chestnut Avenue