Forecasting & Planning Analyst

Posted 19 June by Msa Careers Easy Apply

This exciting role will provide key analytical support to a fast-paced commercial function, providing forecast appraisals, insight and strategy to ensure the business remain competitive.

As Forecasting & Planning Analyst, you will analyse multiple data sources and present strategies to drive efficiency and optimisation, whilst providing sales & marketing teams with commercial MI to support new business planning.

Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards;

  • Responsible for optimising revenue streams via astute analysis and forecasting potential revenue levels against target
  • Analyse activity data (new & existing demand / repeat bookings / competitor) and present to the Head of Revenue to drive positive commercial change
  • Deliver Revenue data to assist in pricing strategy, maximise inventory and capitalise on new market opportunities
  • Provide a wider analytical view of the market; i.e. lateral and economic factors that can impact demand and market conditions
  • Review business plans, identify gaps and ensure proactive measures to fill to capacity and meet revenue targets
  • Understand the competition and make recommendations for management team to respond accordingly


  • Experienced in a commercial analyst role, demonstrating the ability to produce telling analysis, crucially using it to drive change and identify opportunity
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to apply forecast techniques to mass data sets
  • Experienced in presenting and delivering data to non-technical audiences
  • Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends, developing analytically led approaches to these challenges
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to work well under time pressure
  • Strong MS Office skills, specifically Excel and the ideally exposure to at least 1 other BI tool (i.e. SPSS, SAS, SQL…)

It would be advantageous in this position if you could demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Demonstrated previous experience working in a forecasting analysis or revenue management role
  • Relevant analytical qualification
  • Knowledge of specific revenue management software or systems

You’ll be joining a global and highly regarded company dedicated to providing innovative customer experience. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration and excellent working environment offering strong career development opportunities.

Apply with CV for further job & interview details.

Required skills

  • Forecasting
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Revenue Analysis
  • Statistical Tools

Reference: 35431457

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