Senior Commercial Analyst

Location: Dublin 14
Department: Operations - Operations & Trading

What are we looking for?

The Senior Commercial Analyst will play a key role in unearthing insights and informing actions across their applicable trading squad. A Trading Squad is a cross-functional, co-located, self-organised team with a specific remit of partners for which they are responsible. The Senior Commercial Analyst will be required to support the Commercial Manager in making key business decisions for their squad as well as ensuring performance is understood, reported accurately, and contextualised for key stakeholders.

The role will require a proactive individual, with strong commercial acumen to identify and prioritise opportunities and drive profitable outcomes. The individual will be also tasked with ensuring learnings are captured and shared across the wider Commercial Analyst Team.

The Senior Commercial Analyst will be embedded within a squad and will also work closely across the wider Commercial Analyst Team. The ideal candidate will therefore be highly adaptable and a team player with the ability and desire to learn quickly new business models and geographical dynamics.

What you will be doing?

-Develop a scalable, automated reporting framework to enable channel and P&L owners to analyse business performance and identify commercial trends.
-Ensure P&L performance trends are communicated and contextualised and opportunities for growth are identified (across pricing, merchandising, sale content, and digital marketing initiatives) and prioritised.
-Communicate trading outcomes, and the drivers of trading outcomes to key stakeholders; adapt and tailor communication style and depth to ensure stakeholder can interpret key messages
-Conduct regular P&L performance "deep dives" on selected partner groups, delivering actionable insights for performance improvement, ensuring learnings are shared across the Commercial Analyst team.
-Work with the P&L owner and Data Science to ensure test initiatives are implemented according to best practice, enabling actionable insights and interpreted correctly.

Skills required:

-At least 3 years + experience in similar/relevant role.
-Third-level degree in IT/Mathematics/Statistics/Economics or related field.
-Experience working with large datasets, with strong data manipulation skills and strong practical experience using SQL.
-Curiosity and passion about data and data visualisation: experience using data visualisation tools such as Tableau Server.
-Proven track record in using data to identify commercial opportunities or product improvements and driving tangible business results off the back of the ensuing initiatives.
-Ability to communicate complex findings in a succinct and clear manner to a non-specialist audience. Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively cross-functionally and with external partners.
-Experience in a statistical programming languages like R or Python is a plus, but not a necessity.