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Graduate Job Buying Analyst – Home Appliances

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Comet Group
Reference: Comet9
Salary: Dependent on experience  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

Overall purpose of the role:

Responsible for analysing, interpreting and reporting on key performance metrics for Supplier, Range & Channel including sales, margin, traffic and conversion.  Interpretation of the data to understand and explain to key stakeholders what the figures/reports mean so they can take appropriate action.  

Key Accountabilities:

  • Producing and disseminating regular reports for key business stakeholders to ensure that full visibility is provided of performance measures
  • Suggesting improvements & defining new reports/ business scorecards together with associated graphs in conjunction with the Senior Business Analyst to respond to business needs. Using the Range Review process and tools to support selections by the Buying team with quarterly reviews and monthly updates..
  • Monitoring and reporting on market share and pricing  outlining market trends and highlighting key actions to be taken.
  • Producing Ad hoc report requirements and co-ordinating data gathering across the Home Appliances Buying team
  • Key Business user of GFK, Combat, Coremetrics and Workit pricing
      • Administrator/new user set up 
      • Feedback & User group involvement in developments of these tools within the business

Skills/Attributes required for the role:

  • Graduate calibre 
  • Must be highly numerate with excellent analytical and interpreting skills.
  • Must have advanced MS Excel skills. 
  • Must have general data warehouse /reporting experience e.g. Microstrategy. 
  • Experience in a web analytics tool is advantageous but not essential e.g. Coremetrics, Google Analytics, 
  • Experience and knowledge of MS Access is desirable
  • Passion for using data to inform decisions
  • Good communication skills
  • Customer focus
  • Must have the ability to present data clearly and succinctly, paying good attention to detail.
  • Must be confident and able to challenge the status quo, displaying strong questioning skills.
  • Must be Inquisitive and demonstrate a ‘what if’ attitude.
  • Must have the ability to work to deadlines and display excellent time management and prioritisation skills. 
  • Must be conscientious and a strong team player with excellent communication and coaching skills.

What decisions does the role holder make?

  • How and when to send out reports and ability to decide what is relevant for the attention of key stakeholders.
  • When to raise/escalate issues as a result of analysis of the website.

What is the typical time frame for the role?

Daily and Weekly

Are you interested?

If you are interested in this role please click the “apply now” button below to email your CV and covering note.

Location: East England

Recruiter Details

Bhumika Zhaveri

Comet Group

01923 714429

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