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Commercial Business Analyst - 12 months FTC

Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
About DS Smith

DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable fibre-based packaging worldwide, which is supported by recycling and papermaking operations. We play a central role in the value chain across sectors including e-commerce, fast moving consumer goods and industrials. We are committed to leading the transition to the circular economy, while delivering more circular solutions for our customers and wider society - replacing problem plastics, taking carbon out of supply chains and providing innovative recycling solutions.

About the role

As a Commercial Business Analyst, you will support the Central accounts management team with the back office work related to tenders, profitability, demand forecasting and all other business analytics.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the monthly volume forecast process
  • Apply Price indexation
  • Support all tender activity, specifically the analysis of the tender to ensure information is available for updating the CRM, as well as coordination of the regional price submissions
  • Maintain the integrity of the Contracts Database and ensure metadata is up to date and accessible
  • Calculate monthly the likely volume forecast for the next 24 months for central accounts and validate with the account managers.
  • Work with the Sales team to ensure each of their Customers have an account plan articulating clearly and sensibly the plan of action to maximise profitability.
  • Store and make accessible all the relevant latest contracts for our central accounts. The responsibility also includes the extraction of key information or data (metadata) from the contracts to support the efficient management of the accounts (i.e. Indexation and payment terms).
  • Liaise with the regions (tenders managers network) to ensure each Customer tender's Request for Quote (RFQ) are completed fully and on time.

About You
  • Bachelor`s degree, preferably in Finance, or equivalent experience
  • Analysis skills using Excel are essential, Power BI would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of the Corrugating/Packaging industry is preferable

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme, life assurance and income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme.

London (Paddington) or Brussels (Diegem) - hybri

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