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Business Analyst - Galway - 104670

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 18/06/2019
Job Reference: 104670
Contact Name: Dee Curley
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Job Description

Business Analyst - Galway - 104670
Business Analyst

Our client, an engineering company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a BA for their site.

Analysis and Interpretation of Data
The candidate will be required to provide comprehensive and insightful analysis, covering areas such as;
  • End customer analysis including pricing and segmental reporting (geographical, industry sector, product type, etc.) as well as identifying trends and market changes
  • Sales and Bookings reporting: by product type and family, and including profitability covering both Distributors and Direct Customers
  • Operations and Supply Cain – including the collation and interpretation of data relating to production and variance reporting, purchasing and project support
  • Competition: Identifying strengths, weaknesses, pricing & strategies
  • Work with senior management in the preparation of data for presentation to corporate, key customers and other stakeholders in the business
  • Provide weekly/ monthly/ ad hoc reporting and analysis across all business areas
  • Develop & maintain existing BI tools. Develop data models and data visualizations. Forecasting
  • Work closely with Sales to help maximize forecast accuracy and to assist early identification of changes at customer or market level
  • Provide a link between Sales, Supply Chain and Operations to ensure that changes in forecast and demand are communicated in a clear and timely manner to all key managers and departments
  • Play a strong role in the development of the annual sales plan, as well as rolling quarterly forecasts

  • Experience working in an environment that demands a very high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Extensive and proven experience in data mining that includes an in-depth analytical output, focused on the implications to the business.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a similar role.
  • Excellent numerical skills, supported by a detailed knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Access.
  • Experience in using a Business Intelligence package (e.g. Diver, Qlikview, PowerBI) would be distinct advantage. Strong data visualisation skills.
  • Experience of Salesforce CRM would be a benefit
  • Education: Third level – qualification / Bachelor’s degree in a Business Discipline.
  • Competency Requirements to include:
  • Analytical skills, ability to interpret and communicate data accurately
  • Commercial awareness
  • Problem solving / Information gathering skills
  • Quality, efficiency focused
  • Strong communication skills
  • Teamwork and ability to work cross functionally

For further information on this Business Analyst role in Galway please contact Dee on 086 7902191 /

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