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National Operations Technical Analyst (Darlington National Office)

National Operations Technical Analyst
Fixed Term
£52,985 - £61,030

In this varied role, you will provide specialist support on key strategic projects across people and processes in Store Operations, whilst providing support to Directors and Managers across the department.

You will work collaboratively with colleagues across different departments to implement solutions, drive change and champion innovation. 

This is a pivotal role in helping to develop, implement and evolve the systems and processes within Aldi. You will design and produce operational reporting and planning models. 

We do things our own way at Aldi. But whatever we’re doing we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we’re opening new stores at lightning speed. And to keep on top of that wave, we have to do something pretty special to keep our customers coming back for more.

Position National Operations Technical Analyst Start Date As soon as possible
Job Number 02484 End Date -
Role Specification Reporting Technical Analyst Closing Date -

An exciting opportunity to join the National Store Operations Committee - supporting the heart of our business by providing quality reporting, financial planning and by supporting the management of our national supplier contracts. 

As a Technical Analyst you will have strong project management skills and, in your role, will develop an in-depth knowledge of the Store Operations Reporting Suite, and financial planning models, understanding the Store Operations relationship to each of them. 

Strong and effective communication skills are vital as is prioritisation and a pro-active approach, along with the ability to understand business need from an operation, financial and IT perspective, and drive delivery according to those values.

Based at Darlington Head Office, some travel will be required to ensure that we provide operations with the best possible support.

If you’re a hardworking individual that’s ready to kick-start your career with an award-winning employer, apply to join #TeamAldi today!

Your New Role

  • Working closely with our Operations Colleagues, NIT and the international business to coordinate and complete day-to-day activities
  • Ensuring key project milestones are met whilst maintaining standards and concepts
  • Supporting the Aldi Business, delivering the Aurora reporting suite, planning and projects whilst shaping the reporting of the future
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external business stakeholders
  • Provide a comprehensive and professional support service to the Store Operations Project Manager

About You

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced project environment with a proven track record
  • Technically minded with a business-driven approach, understanding IT as a service provider
  • Excellent organisational skills, with an eye for detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with an ability to build collaborative relationships at all levels
  • Ability to work upon your own initiative effectively and efficiently
  • Adaptable and flexible - change management skills are crucial to project success
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills 
  • Willingness to travel within the UK & Ireland


  • A good understanding of the retail sector  
  • Experience of working with Tableau Software, SSRS software and SAP BW
  • Financial planning experience 

What You’ll get in Return

  • Starting Salary £52,985 rising to £61,030
  • 18 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, with the opportunity of 2 days a week remote working 
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays 
  • In office flexi-time 
  • Full training provided 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Private employee medical insurance after 4 years
  • Company sick pay scheme 
  • Company maternity and adoption pay after 1 year and paternity leave pay after 2 years
  • Long service rewards 
  • Access to MyBenefits, where you can find a wide range of benefits, including our bike to work scheme, shopping and cinema discounts, health cash plan, a FREE will, travel and discounted gym memberships, as well as a host of benefits to support your financial and wellbeing needs.
  • Access to a free,24/7, confidential virtual GP service for all Aldi Colleagues and their children (under the age of 16)

*Please be advised candidates are required to live within 90 minutes of the main office location for this role

Aldi is an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and are dedicated to promoting a culture of inclusion, providing an environment in which collaboration, respect and fairness are essential. We value diversity and are dedicated to treating all of our colleagues and prospective colleagues fairly and with respect.

If you’re looking for a career that gives you more, apply today!

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