Business Analyst

Location
Thame/ Weybridge
Salary
£40,000 + Car Allowance
Posted
07 Jun 2018
Closes
07 Jul 2018
Ref
fss-190
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understands and can apply an ROI model
  • Spots anomalies and trends in data and information and drills down to find reasons why.  Translates this information into action
  • Draws conclusions and pulls out risks, opportunities and insight from various sources of information 
  • Communicates conclusions and recommendations identified from the data/information in a simple and useful way to the audience with recommendations
  • Turns concepts into specific briefs or plans – challenging or drawing out information where necessary
  • Analyses situations/information for potential problems/risks, resolving problems before they become insurmountable
  • Reviewing an extensive range of data sources (internal field activity data, EPOS data, market data, Return on Investment data) in order to identify trends
  • To see beyond the obvious and recommend specific short, medium and long term action plans across each operation: channel, retailer, field which will deliver improved results and return on investment for each client.

Essential Criteria

  • Previous experience of working in a data insights role with a field sales or national accounts team
  • Extensive knowledge of the UK grocery and high street retail markets
  • Ability to communicate at all levels face to face, phone and writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to express ideas and views clearly and concisely and present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner
  • Technical expertise regarding data models and database design development. Understanding of XML and SQL
  • Proficient (advanced level) in MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Live within a commutable distance of Thame and Weybridge

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