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Data Controller Job Description

About you

As a Data Controller, you’ll be part of a busy team that liaises with vendors, suppliers and factories to develop, gather, collate and manage the data that provides all the essential details that track progress against Kingfisher’s Sustainability KPIs.

Do you have experience in developing, gathering, collating and managing template data? Kingfisher are looking for an individual who is analytical by nature, with the skills to write clear and concise reports and summaries. If you are proactive, self-sufficient and highly motivated, as well as flexible to changing priorities and good at collaborating with other team members, then this could be the job you’ve been searching for.

What you’ll be doing as a Data Controller

Your key responsibilities would include:

  • Developing and managing the consolidation of vendor and factory data supplied by Kingfisher Sourcing Offices & Banners
  • Manipulation of data downloaded from Sedex and BSCI Amfori systems to track progress against Kingfisher’s Responsible Sourcing KPIs
  • Amalgamation of multiple spreadsheets and de-duplicating of data
  • Input of data into multiple trackers and recording the latest updates
  • Producing monthly updates to reflect change in products, suppliers and factories
  • Liaising with vendors to obtain data regarding Kingfisher criteria related to the Sustainable Home Product guidelines
  • Supporting the wood and paper team to gather, collate and manage input data on the wood and paper database, and associated base files and file structure in Microsoft Teams
  • Producing tracking and report data sets to provide detail on progress against Kingfisher Sustainability KPIs
  • Producing monthly updates to reflect changes in products, suppliers and wood and paper data
  • Liaising with the wood and paper specialist to capture and collate the relevant FSC Licence Usage agreements
  • Checking the certification status of vendors through interrogation of the FSC/PEFC database

Skills, qualifications and experience needed for a Data Controller

  • Strong data analysis and management skills using internal and external systems
  • Experience of reporting, communicating and presenting on complex data sets
  • Advanced user of analytical tools (Excel, Power Query) and good wider PC skills
  • Clear and concise report and summary writing skills
  • Strong time and personal management skills
  • Detail orientated and a team player
  • Process competencies
  • Understanding of product specification principles and, ideally, have a knowledge of Kingfisher

Next steps: If the position of Data Controller sounds like the ideal role for you, please get in touch.