Senior Insight Analyst

Rockfield Specialist Recruitment
£40000 - £50000/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Insight Analyst

Based: Bristol
Salary: to £50,000 + benefits

Our client is a rapidly growing and dynamic global retail specialist, focussing upon a niche and area of retail, they’re enjoying significant growth and expect this to continue due to acquisition of new trading partners and to general expansion of their market.

This is an exciting new role within a highly technologically advanced, numerate and commercially savvy team supporting operations, by providing promoting insightful analysis of the data. The role will head up a small but growing team, developing the regular reporting, leveraging analysis technologies (MS Stack), and further integrating analysis into other departments around our business. The role will be high profile within the exec with regular communication with senior stakeholders across the business particularly Marketing and Buying.

The role objectives are to lead in the capability for the production of meaningful commercial analysis of company data to the Retail Operations, Buying and Marketing departments – in the form of standard regular reports, ad-hoc information requests covering various initiatives and investigations. The role is also responsible for development of analysis functionality, making use of, shaping and developing the data warehouse / business intelligence cubes, user / reporting interfaces and strengthening their capability with these and other newer technologies. They are a Microsoft house, so experience with the MS stack would be an advantage – Power BI, PowerPivot etc

Key Responsibilities:
• Use the databases and cubes to ascertain the success of promotions, initiatives and changes made and provide feedback to the business on decisions made
• Support the business by making key performance indicators meaningful, and presentable to assist quick decision making
• Supervise and prioritise the requests made of the analysis team, agree the resource needs of the team, and delegate tasks appropriately
• Analyse sales, margin and stock results for trends and provide interpretation to department heads

Characteristics and experience for the role -

• Smart, presentable, clear communicator, able to influence
• Use of some or all of – Excel, Excel PowerPivot, Microsoft Power BI, knowledge of SQL, SAP BI, COGNOS, SSAS, SSRS, SSIS etc

This is an exciting time for the business and, in line with their ongoing growth, you will play an important part in the shaping of their insight moving forward, with input into the projects to include selection and implementation of a new ERP system and the ongoing development of the reporting and analysis tools. You will be able to influence operations in a positive and commercially advantageous way, visionary in your approach to developing commercial decision making, delivering tangible benefits to the bottom line. For the right person, this is a role and a company that will offer significant opportunity for, ongoing, personal development.

If you have a proven track record of adding commercial value, the experience required and feel that the role may be of interest, apply now with your CV, to Simon Collinson at Rockfield Specialist Recruitment