Senior Data Analyst - Experimentation

Job Introduction

This Senior Data Analyst role sits within the BBC’s central Experimentation team, focusing on driving A/B testing across the BBC’s digital products. The Experimentation team is set up as a centre of excellence, responsible for driving a culture of experimentation across the business and being a centralised source of experimentation best practice. In this role you will be working with stakeholders from across the BBC, including Product Managers, Engineers, Analysts, UX, Editorial and beyond.

The Experimentation team is part of the wider pan-BBC Data Insights team, which includes Data Analytics, Data Science, Marketing Science and more. This Senior Analyst role will be based in either London or Salford.

Role Responsibility

The Senior Experimentation Analyst will be responsible for driving experimentation across the key products and teams, working across the end-to-end experimentation process to help drive better decision-making at the BBC. They will be:

  • Acting as a go-to expert for experimentation
  • Leading projects to drive better quality of experimentation – in ideas and insights – that drive real benefit to the BBC’s audiences
  • Running sessions covering training, prioritisation and success metrics for experiments
  • Conducting rich analyses using a variety of analytics tools to provide actionable insights to stakeholders
  • Establishing and managing strong relationships with stakeholders to drive greater adoption of experimentation
  • Collaborating with other data disciplines to develop new capabilities and processes to improve efficiency and sophistication

Are you the right candidate?

You will have:

  • Deep A/B testing knowledge and experience
  • Experience using third party optimisation tools (e.g. Optimizely)
  • Experience working with third-party digital analytics tools (e.g. AT Internet, Adobe Analytics)
  • Strong SQL skills and experience using R or Python for data analysis
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship skills
  • Strong skills to tell a story through data

Package Description

Band: D 
Contract type: Permanent 
Location: London or Salford 

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.


About the BBC

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Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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