Retail Analyst.

  • Plymouth, Devon
  • Negotiable

Retail Analyst

  • Plymouth, Devon
  • Negotiable
  • Posted October 2, 2023

About us:
We are a Sunday Times Top Track 100 company and one of the UK fastest growing privately owned companies.have grown enormously since its inception in 1989. Our client now has over 200 stores nationwide.Our client puts the people at the heart of our retail concept, and they want to invest in their staff and make the future extraordinary. As a result of this our client has expansion plans and continued ongoing success.
As a result of our expansion plans, and our continued ongoing success we are seeking a dynamic Retail Analyst to be based at our Head Office in Plymouth. As the Retail Analyst, you will be a proactive problem solver, assisting in developing, implementing & maintaining margin protection and oversight strategies to meet agreed company objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in margin protection and oversight strategies against 3 key areas. These being:
    – Calculated Margin
    – Transactional Margin
    – Analysis of Store Profit & Margin.
  • Working with teams within Buying, Supply Chain and Retail to define and prioritise requirements.
  • Product purchase analysis
  • Store and product analysis by demographic / affluence
  • Departmental space analytics
  • Analysis on store & range profitability
  • Store Erosion analytics including Write Offs, Manual Discounts and Adjustments
  • Ensure store turnover, profit and margin is on target vs company objectives.
  • Provide recommendation based on analytical data on best and poor performing products.
  • Creating reports, recommending appropriate actions, with the aim of enhancing profit and margin.
  • Promoting a margin protection culture within the business
  • Conduct investigations into identified areas of concern
  • Assist others in the validation of Companywide project proposals & business cases which involve capital or other significant expenditure.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Degree or relevant experience
  • Experience in report and letter writing
  • Proven experience in measuring performance
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness
  • Able to demonstrate analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of MS programs
  • Ability to proactively plan your time and priorities.
  • An eye for detail and identifies critical information.
  • Excellent team player
  • Self-starter, motivated and enthusiastic

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Long service awards
  • Employee discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible and Hybrid working
  • Position: Permanent, Full-time
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 08:45am – 17:30pm.
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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