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Business Analyst - Distribution & Logistics

What I need to do

You will:

Assist the business with their questions / challenges by building custom analysis and insight
Support Senior Analysts to provide statistical analysis and predictive modelling across a range of retail business areas with primary focus on the supply chain and logistics functions
Extract data and conduct analysis using tools such as MS Office, SQL, SSIS and Network modelling tools such as Llamasoft & Class
Work on multiple projects relating to Analytics, working both cross functionally and independently
Help drive a reporting and analysis culture of what great looks like across our logistics teams whilst increasing systems and database knowledge and showcasing how to do it.
Show a genuine interest in new technologies and tools for analytical purposes.

How I will succeed

You will:

Deliver accurate and timely data and analysis that is easy to interpret and understand
Propose and recommend the approach that should be taken to fulfil data analysis
Become the go-to knowledge bank for the way to access and present data for analysis
A high level of team contribution – looking for opportunities to provide input and support across the team

What I need to know

High calibre graduate in mathematics, statistics, operational research or quality computing degree.
Good analytical skills with a proven track record of relating data and analytics to real—world business
Working knowledge of applying analytical tools, MS Office, SQL to solve business problems (knowledge of Llamasoft and Class an advantage)
How to quickly assimilate information and extract key themes, understand number problems and make educated guesses where appropriate

What I need to show

Over and above what you need to know, you will need to show:

Logical approach to problem solving with strong attention to detail
Ability to apply advanced analytics and statistics to business problems
Proven experience of working with large volumes of data, applying appropriate tools & software.
Excellent communication skills with an ability to explain technical concepts in simple terms to a non-technical audience
Confident in questioning a proposed strategy or approach to analysis and in offering ideas and solutions
Proactive attitude that embraces change in a fast moving environment – a desire and ability to develop and progress
Knowledge of, or an interest in retail

Resources available to me

A wholly engaged business with no shortage of appetite for analytics and insights to help them be more successful

What decisions I can make

Contribute to the analytical approaches applied to business area through providing greater insight into its performance and potential areas of improvement

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