Trading Analyst

  • by Work Advisor
  • Location Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
  • Salary not disclosed
  • 67 days ago
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Job Description:

Our client is now recruiting for a Trading Analyst, based in Kingston upon Thames.  You will enable data driven commercial decision making through the provision of daily trading analysis and commercial insight working with the business to deliver to targets.  You will also provide relevant business performance, competitor and marketing analysis to support the creation of the pricing policies, marketing strategies and other commercial decision on a day to day basis.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Monitor daily trading data to identify trends, risks and opportunities for growth.
  • Provide analysis of demand trends to all stakeholders and make recommendations for product, price and promotional opportunities.
  • Develop elasticity models that improve the robustness of pricing decisions.
  • Track the ROI on margin changes and campaign expenditure in conjunction with marketing.
  • Constantly review competitor activity both on & off line to schedules as agreed with Commercial Manager.
  • Creation of reporting and information as required by the management team.
  • Creation of pricing policies for web and marketing activity.
  • Conduct analysis of destination opportunities to increase margin or turnover.
  • Prepare full trading analysis to be reviewed in the trading meeting.
  • Deliver reports to a set schedule to communicate competitor and market activity.
  • Identify market trends for products and destinations and communicate them in line with timescales agreed.
  • Review pricing against competitors, to ensure our prices are in line with market and identify opportunities.
  • Work with key stakeholders across departments (Commercial Product, Marketing, IT Product & finance) to understand insight requirements, provide trading analysis and MI to support commercial decision making.
  • To provide information and attend regular review and planning meetings with the Commercial team
  • Provide key statistics to ensure financial objectives are being achieved

 Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with business intelligence software i.e. Power BI/Sisense
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level of numeracy and analytical skills
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Proficient at SQL and Google Analytics
  • Commercial awareness ideally within the travel industry
  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info + benefits
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Sales
  • Years Experience 1+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level Vocational