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Commercial Merchandise Analyst

Posted 22 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Commercial Merchandise Analyst opportunity with retailer in West London

Your new role
The aim of the role is to support local sales team with analysis and reporting.
Activities encompass:
* the preparation of periodic reports for internal usage and market analysis - to help field sales manage own portfolios;
* the preparation of periodic reports for external usage - to support key clients and associations in understanding and forecasting market trends;
* the delivery of ad hoc reports needed to run internal analysis prior to projects launch, or to support other group departments;
This resource will be the master user for CRM and BI tools, together with systems maintenance, update, and trainings to wider sales staff.
An accurate analytic activity will be a major part of the job, to ensure correct decisions are made.

Main duties and responsibilities
o Timely preparation of standard set of reporting, internal and external usage
o Ad hoc support with reporting and analysis, based on market and company needs/priorities
o CRM and BI local master user and tool maintenance
o Analysis and reporting on projects status and outcomes

Main KPIs
o Timely report delivery to interested functions
o Sales staff regularly trained on systems usage
o CRM and BI systems up to date

Relates and cooperates mainly with
o Line manager
o Local financial controller
o Sales managers
o Selling and sellout teams
o Global Account Business Analysis Team
o Sales Support Team
o IT Department

What you'll need to succeed

Background and Education
o BSc from economics, management or technical school
o 2 or more years of experience in retail merchandising (experience in the tax free industry is a plus)

Specific skills and knowledge
o Strong Analytical skills
o Expert in excel data modelling
o Good knowledge of CRM tools (salesforce)
o Good knowledge of reporting and statistics tools
o Good knowledge of other MS Office products
o Problem solving attitude
o Solid knowledge of TFS and DCC products (to be acquired)
o Positive attitude towards customers and colleagues

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary + benefits

What you need to do now
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