Product Analyst

Fortem People
16 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A full time analyst is required to support an expanding and ambitious Business Supplies and Technology sales company providing timely and accurate product information to support purchasing decisions to all levels of the organisation.

The successful candidate will work in the MIS/BI department and will have strong attention to detail, good time management and organisational skills combined with an enthusiastic attitude to problem solving and continuous improvement.

Using Microsoft SQL development suite to extract, update and manage data from the company’s enterprise database, along with market leading analytic tools and MS-Office, the role critical to the success of our efficient product management and purchasing models.

The individual will:

Be responsible for the product data processes, relating to Managed Suppliers, to maximise product visibility and content accuracy within the sales and purchasing systems.

Identify information improvements and trends and then develop solutions and processes to ensure the information remains current and useful.

Use the most appropriate reporting tools to give the business managers the best visibility of purchasing performance through company KPIs and dashboards.

Along with business management, identify the best methods of achieving business process efficiencies and configure the system to achieve the agreed operating targets.

Person Specification/Skills Required

You will be enthusiastic, analytical, and creative and have a strong attention to detail, while being flexible and responding to requests with a “Can Do” attitude.

Essential working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel to an advanced level, Word and Outlook. Preferably you will have experience of using formulas and pivot tables in Excel. This is a hands-on role.

Good literacy and numeracy, with the ability to communicate appropriately to the required audience. A good typing speed is required.

Investigatory attitude and analytical skills to identify business process improvements and opportunities

Any experience of Stock management would be beneficial.

Qualifications Required

A good secondary education (ideally educated to degree level) or able to demonstrate a similar level through work experience.

Must be able to demonstrate good Maths and written English skills.

Must be very PC literate, and computer related qualifications would be desirable.

Future Prospects

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to progress within a dynamic and rapidly growing company.

Opportunity to learn/develop SQL database language and other business information reporting application software

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