WHAT ARE THE MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMERCIAL ANALYST?
As a Commercial Analyst you are part of the Commercial Development department and will report to the Manager Analytics. You are operating in the heart of Action’s commercial organization, and you are supporting the Buying & Merchandising organization with standard and ad-hoc analysis.
You are regularly screening (parts of) the assortment together with buyers on all important KPIs like sales and profitability. Next to highlighting the good performing categories, your job is to spot deviating trends in the data and come up with concrete reasons and possible solutions.
Next to that, a large number of reports and analyses needs to be standardized into dashboards. Development (in close cooperation with IT) of the dashboards that support the commercial processes will be part of your daily job. Customer orientation and simplicity are very important to offer the best information dashboard for particular processes.
Additional to above mentioned activities, the week will be full of ad-hoc analysis. You can think of: participating in many projects within Action whereby you are the specialist on data and information within the project team, analyzing assortment
pilots, and many other questions whereby data analysis is a key element.
WHAT MAKES A GOOD COMMERCIAL ANALYST AT ACTION?
The Commercial Analyst at Action enjoys analyzing commercial challenges and transform available data into information to tackle the challenge with the least possible complexity. You demonstrate a high level of pragmatism and are very organized, are able to structure activities and projects and sticks to agreements within deadlines and according to guidelines. You work efficiently and effectively, also under time pressure. You cooperate with others to achieve common targets and constructively challenges others to optimize performance and capitalize on opportunities.
Necessary hard skills:
• Educated to Master level (Business Analytics, Econometrics, Business Mathematics)
• Min. 1 year experience within analytical role (preferably commercial/retail)
• Experience with combination of Commerce, Business Analytics, and IT
• Advanced analytical skills
• Excellent with MS Office (Excel), experience with Qlikview or other BI-tools
• Preferably computer programming experience
WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING REMUNERATION
• Competitive salary based on a 38-hour week
• 15% staff discount on your purchases in Action
Personal Growth Opportunities
As Action is evolving and expanding rapidly throughout Europe, our teams are growing at the same pace and there are multiple opportunities for personal growth in the future.
In your own line of business Action in itself is evolving also. To get the Buying and Merchandising department to the next level multiple projects are initiated aiming for a more sophisticated approach to data, processes, management information and decision making without losing the speed and simplicity we are known for. This offers you a platform to show and develop your skills on all possible levels.
For questions about the role in itself please contact Nick Groen (Manager Analytics). For more information about the application process please contact Folkert van den Beld (Senior Corporate Recruiter). Both can be reached via 0228-565080.
Are you ready to take on a analytics role in retail and do you want to help build the future of the most successful and fastest growing discounter in Europe? You can apply here!
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