Labour Data Reporting Manager

Posted 27 March by Whitbread Featured

Labour Data Reporting Manager
Whitbread Plc - FTSE 100  
£competitive + up to 30% bonus and benefits

The Role
This is a brand new opportunity for a data expert to take ownership of our Labour and HR data produced by our Restaurants finance team - and to become a key player supporting our Finance Function to understand the insight and make strong decisions

What will you be doing?

As a data and insight expert, this specialist role will allow you to really get to grips with the terabytes of information we generate in Whitbread Restaurants - pulling key themes and valuable insight on our Labour and HR costs.
Driving greater sophistication and improved automation in our reporting, our finance team will look to you to tell the story of our activity and support our cost-saving plans. Never shying away from innovating how we do things - you'll be our guru for creating insightful and valuable rationale out of millions of rows of data.

Becoming the data lynch-pin of our finance team for Whitbreads' restaurants will need you to be a strong team player - and a master of relationships, as well as a master data user. Being able to build effective ways of working that allow you to empower your stakeholders and enable them to better control and manage labour performance efficiently and effectively. To ensure the success of this, we will also need you to develop our Power BI tool to provide better MI to all your stakeholders.

As an agent of change, our Labour Data Reporting Manager will drive change in our systems to improve reliability and usability, supporting the integration of data systems and their interactivity. Reviewing our reporting hierarchies looking to continuously improve the management of data impacting our exec level reporting. Building robust relationships with our our IS teams, you'll have the opportunity to impact and shape related IS projects.

Why we would like you to apply

  • A strong, creative problem solver and practical thinker, no challenge is too big for you
  • You have experience of setting up new and automated reporting capability
  • Highly numerate with excellent analytical skills you have had experience of working with high volumes of data and ideally generating insight that has driven cost-saving
  • Experience with SQL, BI Toolkits or equivalents alongside advanced Excel is a must
  • Managing numerous stakeholders doesn’t faze you
  • A data analysis specialist, your eye for detail is second to none

A bit about us:

At Whitbread, we are fully committed to growing legendary brands through building a strong customer heartbeat and innovating to stay ahead.  Our winning teams delight customers so they come back time and time again which, along with our focus on everyday efficiency, drives profitable growth.

Every day our fantastic team members serve up great memories in our restaurants and wow guests through a great night’s sleep in our hotels. We pride ourselves on providing consistent quality and service. We’re continually innovating to meet our guests’ evolving needs whilst being committed to creating a great place to work for our team members. 

Premier Inn and hub by Premier Inn currently have over 750 hotels across the UK offering over 70,000 rooms.  Our aim is to make this 85,000 by the end of 2020!  We have hotels in the Middle East and having opened our 1st hotel in Germany with more sites in the pipeline.

Our much loved restaurant brands include Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table and Whitbread Inns.  Alongside these, our new propositions Bar + Block and Cookhouse & Pub are both growing at pace.  We have over 420 restaurants across the UK offering the highest level of service.

We have recently celebrated our 275th anniversary when Samuel Whitbread founded our business on a set of principles and although our core business has changed over the years we stay true these with our values:

  • Genuine - we really care about customers
  • Confident - we strive to be the best at what we do
  • Committed - we work hard for each other

We are excited about what the future holds and would love you to join us on this exciting journey!

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