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Senior Insights Analyst

Field Sales Solutions
Thame, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
£40,000 - £45,000 p.a. (DOE)
Closing date
18 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Category Management, Other Job Function, Sales

Job Details

Field Sales Solutions have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Senior Insights Analyst!

We are a leading field marketing company, and we represent the fastest growing confectionery company in the UK – Ferrero.  Whilst you will be employed by Field Sales Solutions, you will be assigned to work for one of our largest clients Ferrero.  Ferrero is a rapidly expanding FMCG Company that encompasses iconic brands such as Ferrero Rocher, Kinder, Nutella, Tic Tac, Thorntons, and Fox’s biscuits.

The Senior Insights Analyst role sits within the Commercial Insights group and is responsible for driving insights to support achievement of the business objectives of the Ferrero Field Sales team across channels to market. You will play an important part in driving sales through the identification of opportunities to expand brand coverage and availability.

In return for joining us as a Senior Insights Analyst, we can offer you a competitive salary of £40,000 - £45,000 p.a. (DOE) + Car allowance + benefits.

Location: Field Sales Solutions Head Office – Thame, Oxfordshire

Hybrid model working – role requires 3 days office attendance weekly.

If you enjoy working with data, are interested in fishing for those illusive answers and have a flair for delivering compelling insights that help drive profitable performance, we would love for you to get in touch.

What will you be doing?

    As the Senior analyst in the team, you will role model analytical capability and will pro-actively delve into EPOS/Field captured data and ROI modelled data sets to draw out new insight nuggets. Make strategic recommendations based on your analysis of key channel projects to drive ROI for our client. Supporting Field Channel Heads by delivering operational reports containing actionable insights on KPIs that help steer execution of the day-to-day business priorities. Helping to drive profitable sales growth by making recommendations on where to focus Field Sales activities to drive the greatest return, based on analysis of Field activity performed in channels to market. Using daily stock and sales data to identify stores that have no or low sales, to help direct the Field in the most constructive way. Using a variety of sources (i.e., Market Data, Consumer Data, Trade Information and internal data collection from the field team) to create compelling selling stories for channels/customers and leverage the breadth of data available. Active participation in Field sales meetings to contribute to shaping the collective success and enhanced business performance of Ferrero and Field Sales Solutions. Supporting key promotional marketing activities and providing analytical wrap ups along with strategic recommendations to drive improvements towards future sales initiatives.
    Sharing good news selling stories for the client, leveraging analytics on performance successes, to drive positive engagement within the client's retailer account teams. Regular Field visits within retail channels to ensure consistency in ways of working between Field Execs and Field Operations. Liaising with the Data team to identify changes to support ad-hoc reporting requirements and revisions to core commercial reports.

What you will need…

    Strong understanding of Microsoft Office, especially Excel (experience of pivot tables required) and PowerPoint. Good head for numbers (A-Level Maths or above preferable), with a commercial sense for interpreting these. Experience of turning large data sets (ideally using EPOS or other volumetric sales data sets), into concise, actionable, recommendation-based Insights. Data curious, excited to find those golden nuggets! Attention to detail. Adept at distilling complex data points from various sources, into visually appealing simple messages suitable for sales associates. Able to present meaningful and actionable insights to the client based on analysis performed in a credible way. Story-telling skills to translate numerical performance into positive success stories. A sense of urgency, able to work to deadlines and manage own workload. A full clean UK driving licence. Live within reasonable commutable distance to Thame in Oxfordshire.

Also, beneficial to have…

    Experience of working within FMCG (Field Sales experience) Power BI experience an advantage

The tasty bit…

As well as an engaging and varied day job, this role also offers a variety of delicious benefits including:

    Annual discretionary bonus. Car allowance. Company pension. 25 days holiday + Bank holidays (accrual with length of service). Your birthday off. Health, Wellness and Financial Guidance Support. Incentive programmes – including retailer discount schemes.

At Field Sales Solutions, your future on the Ferrero Account looks golden, apply today!

You must be eligible to work in the UK and have a full clean driving licence.

Field Sales Solutions is an equal opportunities employer.

Live our company values:

    Partnership - We are transparent, open and work together with our clients and colleagues to achieve common goals. Return - We drive and evaluate all activity by identifying and delivering a positive ROI. Ownership - We understand our role and have a sense of purpose and accountability in everything we do.  Upstanding – We are honest, reliable and ethical in all we do, showing professionalism and integrity always. Determined – we know that success requires perseverance, and we are driven to achieve.

We are PROUD to be Field Sales Solutions.


We work in partnership with our clients to activate sales and deliver retail excellence. We do this through empowering our Field Sales teams with clear objectives, sense of purpose and effective technology and measure our success by evaluating the return on investment. 

Our Values (PROUD)

  • Partnership- We are transparent and work together with our clients & colleagues to achieve common goals
  • Return-         We drive and evaluate all activity by identifying and delivering a positive ROI
  • Ownership-   We understand our role and have a sense of purpose and accountability in everything we do
  • Upstanding-  We are honest, reliable and ethical in all we do, showing professionalism and integrity 
  • Determined-  We know that success requires perseverance and we are driven to achieve 

We are always on the look our for talent - driven, enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication skills and the desire to work for a leading and award winning Feld Marketing Agency. If this is you then we would love to hear from you, join our talent pool today by visiting


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01844 269400
Oxford House
Oxford Road

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