Product Analyst

Recruiter
Red Zone Recruitment
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1245565657
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purpose:

To assist on the development of energy-based products from conception to full implementation. To ensure that all products are commercially viable, drive margin growth and align with the business' other key objectives. Proactively generate new ideas, products and initiatives. Work with key stakeholders and the Product Development Manager to identify and deliver solutions.

Key Accountabilities:

* Identifying trends/gaps in the market for new product development and identifying improvements for existing offerings

* Designing, agreeing and implementing processes for introducing new products

* Meeting agreed deadlines for the delivery of product development programs

* Monitor performance of new product lines and using learning for future development

* Ensuring customers are aware of - and understand - the offerings and are fully informed of any changes to the company's product range

* Analysing impact to customers of product changes

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

Essential

* Experience of designing and implementing new products within an organisation - ideally in the energy industry

* Ability to plan and complete projects from beginning to end

* Previous experience working independently and on complex projects

* Knowledge of the retail/wholesale electricity market

* Capable of balancing priorities in a fast paced working environment

* Strong stakeholder management skills

* Experience of working with different teams and colleagues of varying levels of seniority/experience

* Strong organisational skills and time management

* Excellent attention to detail

* Good presentational skills

* Strong team player who is able to build rapport and influence internal partners to get things done under tight time pressures

Desirable

* Degree level education

* Experience in the energy industry from a supplier side

* Knowledge of Smart Metering

* Competitor analysis experience

* Knowledge of electricity costs and product types

* Excellent analytical visualisation skills and evidence of presenting complex analytics

Special Features:

Office based, minimal travel requirements. Occasional off site courses/meetings

Measures of Success:

* Successful launch of new products and initiatives to agreed timelines

* Enhanced margins/customer numbers resulting from new products

* Supporting other teams and areas of the business resulting in positive feedback

* Delivery of analysis that identifies business needs

Our Values:

Honest - We say what we mean and do what we say: we're genuine and true to our word

Energised - We're passionate about our daily activities and have the drive to turn ideas into action

Achieving - We're focused on our goals and determined to succeed. We work hard to deliver solutions to help us do things better.

Together - We work collaboratively and adopt a friendly approach with our colleagues, customers and stakeholders, recognising the value each brings to achieving the Group vision

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