Data Analyst- 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Basildon, England   |   Contract

Sales Planning Specialist


Position Summary

Working as an integral part of the Ford of Britain Sales Planning & Administration team, the Specialist will support all aspects of reporting and analysis for the Sales Planning team. The Specialist will be required to collate, interpret, and present complex data sets and produce high quality reporting for senior staff within Ford of Britain.  There will be a requirement for flexibility and some out of hours working may be required to ensure report deadlines are met.

Reports to

FCLG Director / Ford Management

Key responsibilities


• Monitoring, evaluating and analysing sales performance to meet the demands of the Ford of Britain Sales and Marketing teams
• Maintenance and development of the daily reporting suites that track Ford and Industry sales for the entire Ford of Britain marketing and sales community
• Act as key Sales Planning interface to Field Support team including exploring opportunities for process improvements including enhanced Field Sales Reporting and ASO development
• Managing FoB Field Forecasts process and create reports for Senior Management
• Month end data analysis
• SEER Management, ensuring Data integrity, ad hoc reports, training, i.e. for new field team members

Technical Skills

• Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access (Microsoft PowerPoint and Word skills also desirable)
• IT proficient
• Excellent, proven data interrogation and analysis skills
• Good personal skills that develop strong relationships between various business areas including IT, external agencies and senior management
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment
• Experience of managing significant projects would also be an advantage
• Field experience would be an advantage Additional Information - Relationships and Interface:
• FoB Management team including Directors
• Car and CV Sales teams
• Finance
• External groups (VCA / VOSA / SMMT / DVLA)
• Homologation

Education and Qualifications

• Undergraduate University degree. (Desirable)
• Educated to A-Level standard

Additional Information

• Monday to Friday: 8.30-16.45
• Salary: Upon Application
• Opportunities for training and development
• Benefits: Ford Car Discount Scheme, Travel Insurance, Pension, Medical Insurance (after 12 months service), Critical Illness, Group Life, Company Discount Scheme.


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