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Commercial Analyst

Posted 6 February by Adelie Foods Group Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Adelie Foods is the UK’s leading Food to Go business, supplying the UK retail and foodservice sectors with an unrivalled portfolio of consumer insight-led chilled food product. From its four manufacturing locations and seven distribution centres across the country, Adelie supplies a diverse range of retail and foodservice customers with a £250 million turnover.

We are currently recruiting for a {Vacancy Title} to be based in our Head Office in Heathrow.

Reporting into the Commercial Director, you would be responsible for performing timely and accurate financial and commercial analysis of the planning & forecasting process. This is great opportunity for a pro-active individual who has strong analytical skills, with a high degree of accuracy and a keen eye for detail.

Key responsibilities

  • Optimisation of sales and profit by analysis of performance data and manipulation of forward orders
  • To manage the SOR process to ensure waste is maintained at target levels
  • To maintain the forecasting tool(s) and manage data quality
  • Ensure robust predicted demand figures are generated to inform the Sales and Operational planning process
  • Overlay of business intelligence (customer, market, trend and historical data) onto the forecast(s) to provide analysis and insight into trends
  • Provision of regular management information and store/sector specific analysis to identify and unlock new growth opportunities
  • Actively involved in planning, budgeting and forecasting process to ensure financial targets are achieved
  • Creating day to day demand plans and complete retrospective activity analysis for a given SKU or promotional event to ensure that customer requirements are met and profitable business is sustained
  • To provide customer intelligence to enhance the reliability of sales forecasts and identify opportunities for continuous improvement and optimise performance to deliver business effectiveness and cost efficiency
  • To manage customer relations with regards to store ordering and volume requirements

This role is a full-time, working 40 hours per week. The shift pattern is Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.

The ideal candidate

  • Degree or equivalent in a fast-paced Commercial or Supply chain environment or similar discipline
  • Focused on achieving high standards by working on your own initiative and taking accountability for results
  • Ability to influence a range of stakeholders
  • Be proactive and resilient whilst maintaining an adaptive approach
  • Take a fresh & unrestrictive view on current ways of doing things to stimulate innovation and new approaches
  • Maintain the appropriate balance of speed and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to build good team relationships
  • Ambitious, hungry and driven approach to their work
  • Be committed, motivated and passionate about our people and our company

In return for your time & hard work

  • Salary, up to £28,000 per annum
  • 33 Days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free parking on site
  • Free Lunch

Interested? Apply Now!

Adelie Foods confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Required skills

  • Advanced Excel
  • Customer Requirements
  • FMCG
  • Customer Intelligence
  • Planning

Reference: 34413619

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