GPA Procurement

Senior Commercial Analyst

Reading, Berkshire
£40-48k depending on experience + benefits
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have a wealth of Commercial Analytics experience from a complex blue chip background and a desire to develop your skills across a broad range of strategic projects for a high profile organisation? If so, read on…

As the UK's largest Water and Wastewater Company, our client services 15 million customers where investment has averaged over £1 billion in recent years. A backdrop of climate change and population growth is putting pressure on our existing water resources and in turn driving the need for a series of significant investments in our assets. The projects we will develop and deliver in the next 5 to 15 years, will leave a lasting legacy for future generations across London, the South East and the UK.

The Senior Commercial Analyst will:

  • Provide valuable analytical support to the wider commercial team, managing multiple projects at once.
  • Be heavily involved in the assessment of opportunities with stakeholders and closely involved in the day to day delivery of sourcing projects, ensuring recommendations reflect the best possible value and are in line with business objectives.
  • Have your time divided between data analytics, market analysis and stakeholder engagement.
  • Obtain, cleanse and analyse large and complex data files to provide insight on  historical spend as well as identifying opportunities in cost and operational efficiency using historic and forecast information
  • Develop and recommend appropriate commercial models and pricing templates/bid sheets for each sourcing initiative, either by using existing templates or creating new models, working closely with the project team and being able to present to stakeholders and support the development of sourcing recommendations

Key skills required:

  • Strong academic background including a relevant degree qualification, with good PowerPoint and Excel capabilities (Pivot tables, v look ups and creating charts.)
  • Demonstrable commercial analytics experience with significant knowledge in business analysis techniques and ideally data modelling tools.
  • A self-starting attitude with a proven analytical mind-set and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Be self-sufficient, hold strong communication skills and be able to multi-task to produce deliverables efficiently. Being able to isolate key issues and draw sound conclusions from various sources of information.

To register your interest in this, or any other opportunities please forward your full CV, stating your location and current salary details or contact us on 01423 520080 for a confidential conversation.

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