Commercial Analytics Manager

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Join this food and drink giant as their Commercial Analytics Manager!






Up to £40,000 + £6,000 bonus

GBP bonus

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Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Commercial Analytics Manager – FMCG – Manchester £40,000 + £6,000 bonus 

Our client works with some of the UK’s biggest food and drink brands to help them understand the drivers of their performance and revenue. They establish integrated consumer insight and market measurement to inform clients across the globe with strategies for growth. With offices in the UK and USA, you will be joining an ambitious business at an exciting point in their growth journey.

They are now looking to recruit a talented Commercial Analytics Manager to join their growing Americas division of the business. This role would suit someone passionate about not only understanding consumer behaviour and delivering insight, but also those enthusiastic about food and drink.

This person will play an influential role in this new department and will work on a range of projects, supported by brilliant analysts, data scientists and senior directors, to deliver innovative projects and service development initiatives for blue chip FMCG customers in the food and beverage space.

You will also be responsible for managing and mentoring a small but growing team. Supporting and motivating them to not only achieve the team and business objectives, but their own personal development goals.   

They believe in growing talent and in providing progression opportunities based on merit, not time served. Their personal development programs and buddy schemes will allow you to learn quickly and to progress further in customer facing, management & leadership positions. The progression plan for this role is to become a Head of Department and lead a full time eventually.

The Role 

  • Drive data innovation and be a champion of data & insight.
  • To communicate, present and influence credibly internally and at all levels of our client’s organisation 
  • Work closely with the wider Customer Success & Solutions team to deliver high quality analysis and actionable insight
  • To deliver in-depth analysis and insight from the robust analysis of multiple data sources.   
  • Show an aptitude for translating technical concepts into business terms and also for mapping business requirements into analytical capabilities
  • Use skills and experience to design innovative and efficient solutions to client problems, within budget and time constraints.
  • Maintain quality within the master data sets used for reporting and to identify issues or data gaps
  • Constantly work with internal stakeholders to validate and improve the data quality.
  • Identify third party data requirements and support the successful procurement and integration of this these datasets
  • Mentor, coach and develop more junior team members

About you:

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerBI/Query
  • SQL knowledge would be an advantage
  • Strong numerical & analysis skills
  • An interest in food and drink would be an advantage
  • Be able to demonstrate a track record of translating complex, technical data into tangible solutions
  • Experience of delivering high quality insight which delivers actionable answers to our customer’s questions. 
  • High energy, positive, self-reliant and able to motivate those around you. 
  • Talent for finding the ‘story’ behind the data and able to see the value this adds to our clients. 
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment of competing priorities and deadlines. 


If this job has caught your eye our team would love to hear from you, so do not hesitate to apply today! You can contact one of our award-winning team on 0161 833 1044 or email [email protected].

Please note due to high volumes of applications unfortunately we are not always able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants. However we wish everyone who applies the very best with their job search.

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