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Senior Experimentation Specialist

RS Group
Corby, GB
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Senior Experimentation Specialist
Location: Remote - UK Based

RS Group is seeking a Senior Experimentation Specialist for a permanent role. As a Senior Experimentation Specialist, you will lead and enable various business units to execute high-quality experiments. You will provide hands-on coaching, guidance, and support from ideation to live activity, and develop scalable processes, methodologies, and tools to enhance experimentation efficiency and velocity across the global business.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Coach and guide business units through the end-to-end experimentation process.
  • Onboard and enable new business units in experimentation.
  • Collaborate with data teams (User Experience Research, Voice of Customer, Customer Interaction, and Product Analysts) to identify and act on commercial opportunities for experimentation.
  • Develop and enforce governance and operational excellence guidelines for experimentation.
  • Execute quarterly maturity benchmarking activities with aligned business units.
  • Manage tools and capabilities for experimentation processes and reporting.
  • Facilitate ideation sessions for hypothesis generation and problem identification.
  • Evangelize the purpose of experimentation across the global business.
  • Work with software engineers to implement the global experimentation platform and ensure high-quality experiment results.
  • Create detailed test specification plans for product and engineering execution.
  • Develop and deliver experimentation training and onboarding programs.
  • Report on experimentation performance metrics weekly, monthly, and quarterly.
  • Support Experimentation Analysts with insights and teardowns.

About you:
This role offers the opportunity to develop and grow your experimentation skills within a FTSE100 company with significant growth ambitions. There is potential for advancement to a Principal Experimentation Specialist or Experimentation Manager role, depending on your career aspirations.
Key qualifications and attributes include:
  • Experience driving business growth via experimentation in a similar senior role, either in-house or agency side, for well-known brands or enterprises.
  • Mastery of A/B Testing and experimentation principles, including ideation, hypothesis building, experiment design, execution, analysis, and results sharing.
  • Strong commercial awareness and stakeholder management skills.
  • Leadership qualities: Passion, Humility, and Trust.
  • Inquisitive, open-minded, data-driven problem solver with a focus on customer experience.
  • Experience with experimentation platforms like Optimizely or Adobe Target.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of working with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven track record in designing and executing end-to-end experiments for enterprise organizations.
  • Ability to build scalable processes, standards, and practices for experimentation.
  • Strong facilitation, coaching, and mediation skills.
  • Understanding of modern engineering, product, and UX principles.
  • Foundational knowledge of statistics and experimental concepts.
  • Proficiency in digital and behavioral analytics platforms like Adobe Analytics and ContentSquare.
  • Demonstrated autonomy in achieving team and organizational objectives, managing time effectively, and delivering outcomes across multiple workstreams.

The extras you'll get

At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits you'd expect from a FTSE listed company, including annual performance bonus, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private healthcare, in the UK&I, we've just introduced a number of new Family Friendly Policies including:
  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation
  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD and Tourette's syndrome
  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support through to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery and gender confirmation surgery
  • Additions to Fertility coverage including IVF for lesbian couples and information/support around surrogacy and adoption for all.

We are RS

At RS we've been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the 'what ifs' into the 'why nots', the impossible into the possible.

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world.

We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers.

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and also in a human way with empathy. Because that's exactly how we partner with people - our customers, suppliers, colleagues and communities - to solve problems.

We'll also invest in your development and wellbeing - because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.

Come and join us and we'll help you to think big, do more and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.




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