Commercial BI Analyst

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Here’s your chance to join an ethical retail business as Commercial BI Analyst!







GBP 40000

Date Added







Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

​Commercial BI Analyst – Manchester - £40,000 – Ecommerce

It’s a brand new role for the business so no legacy/historical ways of working to have to undo – you can make the role your own.  There’s been huge investment in digital over the past 12 months, with a roadmap of exciting projects in the pipeline still to come.

As part of the investment they’ve had a total office refurbishment to bring it in to 2021 which has given them a seriously cool place to work for the days when they are in the office, created a big focus on ESG (to make the business more sustainable and eco-friendly) and have also begun a campaign on diversity and inclusion.

They have a fantastic team culture; supportive, friendly and close-knit – one of those teams you actually enjoy being in the office with.

In a nutshell, the purpose of the job is to:

  • To provide timely, accurate and insightful information to decision makers
  • To enable data driven decision making across the business
  • To manage and evaluate pricing to maximise profitability.

In this role you will:

  • Provide daily, weekly, monthly dashboards for Buyers on product performance using Power BI and new data analytical tools with further adaptation tools as the business progresses.
  • Provide in depth analysis (including supporting narrative) of margin performance on brands, ranges and product groups.
  • Participate in key meetings relating to margin with senior stakeholders – including the weekly trading meeting, presenting actionable insight and gaining buy-in to your recommendations.
  • Model true end-to-end costing and product profitability provided on a self-serve basis.
  • Provide meaningful insight of competitor pricing on a regular basis.
  • Initiate and evaluate price elasticity around price changes with test and learn strategies across products sub ranges and ranges including regional and hold out groups.
  • Create and manage the business central range plans for all ranges using central BI tools, to facilitate termly pricing sign-offs.
  • Liaise with Supply Chain on product sales mix and cross agree with BI forecasts.

About you:

  • In-depth experience with Microsoft analytics Stack (SQL Server, Power BI, DAX, SQL), as well as advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing, in order to convey key messages from the detail and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Self-progressive and proactive to continuously challenge and improve all product margin insights.
  • Understanding of mathematical equations and significance around price elasticity of products.
  • Experience of the above requirements with a fresh continuous improvement approach.
  • Commercially focussed with a proven track record of influencing business results through analysis.
  • Strong attention to detail, with a logical and inquisitive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to manage priorities to ensure deadlines are met, in a fast-paced environment.

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