Commercial Strategy Analyst (Data Analyst) - Leeds – Asda House

Leeds, West Yorkshire
06 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Commercial Strategy Analyst (Data Analyst)
Based at Asda House in Leeds

About the role
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Analyst to join our Commercial Strategy team, shaping data-led decision making across ASDA Food Trading. You will support, inform and challenge the trading teams as they build and execute their strategy, from initial insights all the way through to supplier negotiations. This high-profile opportunity will see you operate across all levels of the business, conveying complex information to key stakeholders that helps them determine the future of our business.

What you’ll be responsible for
  • Analysing market, customer and financial data, building presentational data sets that provide critical information to support commercial strategy development and execution
  • Presenting impactful analysis and critical insights to the trading teams to shape and align their category strategy
  • Producing fact-based analysis and insight to support the trading teams in supplier negotiations
  • About you
    You will be an analytical thinker with an understanding of commercial and market data. You will pride yourself on identifying key trends, opportunities, risks and threats and hold the ability to adapt to changing priorities whilst moving at pace. This role will involve immersing yourself in complex data, deriving insight to support and inform the Trading teams. You will need to demonstrate excellent computer skills and be proficient in using both Excel and PowerPoint, with awareness and experience of visualisation tools such as Tableau or Power BI.

    You will be
  • Highly numerate and analytical: capable of analysing and interpreting data to create meaningful insight, able to simplify complex data across a spectrum of metrics
  • Strong communicator: able to present complex diagnosis and recommendations in a clear and concise manner to decision-makers at all levels – with impact
  • Good Problem solving skills: able to compile a wide variety of data and insight and use this to draw conclusions and make logical recommendations
  • Strategic thinker: able to draw insights from detailed analysis, and join the dots across a spectrum of metrics to provide bigger-picture recommendations

  • Your benefits:
    You’ll receive an excellent benefits package which includes colleague discount off your shopping, share save scheme, free parking, competitive pension and discount off selected gyms. We also like to share our success; after all you made it happen, so every eligible colleague is also part of the Asda bonus scheme. The development opportunities are endless and we’ll support you every step of the way

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