Location: UK - London PLC
Function: Marketing
Start of employment: asap

Creation date: 05 Feb 2019
Job Code: Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Job location: London, High Holborn

Package: Competitive


About us:

Devro is a FTSE listed company and a global leader in the supply of collagen casings and films, used in a wide variety of sausages and other meat products.  Our operational reach is international with manufacturing plants in Scotland, USA, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Australia and China. We employ over 2,000 people worldwide whose skills and knowledge range from chemical and electrical engineering to food technology, manufacturing and everything in-between.

About the role:


To help us achieve our growth potential, we are looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join our Group Business Development department. Reporting to the Group Business Development Director and based from our High Holborn office in London, this will be a strategic role, supporting Devro’s efforts to grow the business internationally and maintain a competitive advantage. Partnering with GBD and Commercial teams, by offering a high level of evidenced-based and forward-looking market and competitive insight that influences and supports key strategic decision-making. In addition, you will offer creativity and innovation in developing new approaches in order to improve quality of data, shrink timelines, reduce costs and add value from an expert approach to Marketing Intelligence (MI).

The role facilitates the effective transfer of information within GBD and with key stakeholders of the business to ensure that valuable insight generated, is fully utilized and helping teams understand opportunities for long term value creation. You will coordinate all internal needs for external market research, aligning requirements for ad hoc research and coordinate all interwell as risks.

With the support of the Group Business Development Director you will take ownership of all aspects of data driven reporting, liaising with and presenting to executive stakeholders. You will work closely with colleagues in Commercial Directors as well as our Finance Teams embedded in our commercial regions and manufacturing locations to complete the group consolidation process. Utilising your strong analytical skills to interpret the data will allow you produce dashboards, analysis and commentary to support senior management in running the business.

About you:

Experience from a consultancy or market research B2B Food industry experience from internal function would be essential. You will have excellent Data driven and thrives by analysing big data both proactively and reactively and skilled in statistical analysis of datasets, e.g. from manufacturing and R&D, etc.

You will be highly skilled in Microsoft Office tools including Powerpoint, Excel, etc. including pivot tables and preferably ThinkCell. This experience means that you will be comfortable drafting reports and conducting presentations for senior management. You will need to be highly organised and methodical in your planning and execution to be effective in this role.

Devro will provide you will all of the support and guidance you need to thrive, yet you will have the opportunity to put your own mark on things. On top of a competitive salary, we offer an attractive benefits package and have a track record of recognising talent and providing opportunities for development.

What next?

If this sounds like a role that you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you.  Please e-mail us (recruitmentuk@devro.com) a copy of your CV, along with a cover letter explaining the four or five key things that you could bring to the role.


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