Commercial Analyst

Posted 6 February by Adelie Foods Group Ltd

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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