Sales Analyst, Wholesale Marketplace

Recruiter
Coach
Location
LONDON, GB
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Closes
03 Sep 2021
Ref
91221
Level
Manager
Primary Purpose:
The Sales Analyst is responsible for the collection, analysis, and reporting of sales data to increase overall sales productivity in order to make better informed decisions. They will take full accountability for: the collating of sales data from key Wholesale & Marketplace channels, the analysis and reporting, and the evaluation of sales performance. They must develop standardized & custom tools and business processes aimed at maximizing operational efficiency.
The rolewill have the following main areas of focus/responsibility:
- Collect, analyze, evaluate and report sell-out data in order to increase sales productivity and inform assortment strategies to ensure sales plans are met
- Identify regional product opportunities through market analysis, partnership with the regional sales teams, providing consolidated feedback and sharing with key stakeholders
- Support Demand Planning in entering an accurate forecast, generate reports for forecast, and collate forecasts into weekly-monthly reports
- Analyze results and set up reports containing respective conclusions, ideas, and general guidance
- Utilize sales information to maximize in season replenishment opportunities
- Deep dive analysis in accounts' performance and prepare presentations to highlight risks and opportunities
- Build and maintain relationships with accounts in order to better understand their business priorities and maximize opportunities
- Order book and data management
- Provide & present customized reporting and recommendations in support of ongoing business decisions or initiatives: OTB, inventory, markdown & promotions, productivity
- Work with Demand Planning, FP&A, Operations and Buying by providing them with the necessary information and guidance for short and long-range forecasting including alignment on 3 Year Commercial Plans
- Regular site canvassing to ensure product content, media & pricing consistency
- Ensure & manage current and future data and software requirements/projects are met to provide accurate decision support to the business: Integrator tools/portals and data, SAP, Cora, EDI, Micro Strategy etc.

The accomplished individual will possess...
- 3+ years of relevant retail experience
- Expert knowledge of Excel
- Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines and have a strong sense of urgency
- Ability to co-ordinate and manage simultaneous data analysis requests of varying size and scope
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
- Excellent communication skills

An outstanding professional will have...
- BA/BS Degree in Business Administration or related field
- 3+ years' experience of EDI & Marketplace business models
- Experience in working with Integrator platforms - Commerce Hub / Neteven a plus
- SAP experience, a plus
- Self-motivated, flexible and performance-oriented; able to work independently under time pressure in a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Ability and willingness to see beyond the immediate remit of the role to drive team success
- Tenacity and stamina consistently to drive process improvements that withstand pressure

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
- Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

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