Commercial Sales Analyst

11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a Lead Analyst to coordinate the performance management and budgeting framework.
Acting as a "critical friend" providing support and challenge to the Team to ensure that performance is well understood and that any underperformance is highlighted and actively managed.

* Coach staff to perform basic performance analysis, ensuring local performance is monitored on a day-to-day basis.

* Co-ordinate production of monthly performance management updates to the Senior Management Teams.

* Complete gap analysis with Service Heads and Contract Managers. Where performance is below target, ensure drivers are clearly understood and appropriate corrective actions implemented.

* Solve complex problems using statistical techniques.

* Carry out forensic analysis of budgets to monitor trends in spend. Provide informed recommendations to the BP manager and Heads of Service in order to inform budget setting and forecasting.

* Co-ordinate the team's support to the department in the use of Business Objects Web Intelligence.

* Actively test, communicate and act upon the strengths and weaknesses of the team's data processes, involving customers and colleagues.

* Work in tandem with others in Property Services to co-ordinate and lead on shared Insight/Performance projects.

* Deliver a professional standard of reports and presentations for audiences up to Director Level to communicate performance insights that are relevant, timely and easy to digest.

* Deputise for the BP Manager on performance matters as required including attending meetings.

* Work alongside the BP Manager to develop and promote an innovative and collaborative culture across the Strategy and Business Intelligence function.

About you:

* You will have in-depth experience as a Lead Analyst, knowledge and skills analysing trends, forecasts and budgets.

* Work independently with minimal guidance.

* Determine own work priorities with high attention to detail.

* Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

* Confident in report writing.

* Ability to communicate messages to all levels of stakeholders.

* Build expertise of analysts in technical software (Excel, Visual Basic and Business Objects) and analytical methodologies.

* Business Objects system is desirable.

If this role is of interest to you then please apply online, alternatively you can send a copy of your CV to

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