ghd544 - Trade & Retail Trading Analyst

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Posted: 08/11/2019 08:38
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: London Office
Level: Standard
Deadline: 28/02/2020 23:59
Hours: 40.00
Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Job Type: Permanent Contract

What’s the Job?

To support ghd growth in all channels (Salons, Retail and E-commerce) providing excel based analysis, reporting and commercial support.

An exciting role for a self-motivated beauty & sales obsessed individual. You will be joining a collaborative team who are passionate about being the best in what they do.

What will I do?

  • Develop, collate and update a robust & standard weekly and monthly sell-in and sell-out reporting process - Maintain and continue to develop the performance trackers to gather fundamental learnings for investment choices and long-term strategies.
  • Support the business by providing accurate, meaningful, timely analysis and reporting to drive business decisions.
  • Clear communication and collaboration with the Head of Channels to enable accurate and timely completion of all Launch planning needs.’
  • Provide updated analysis to the key stakeholders to enable an accurate allocation of sell-in quantities by channel and key account. Focusing on ensuring all opportunities are maximized whilst still balancing this with maximising stock efficiency and maximizing OTB.
  • Prepare, reconcile and work closely with the Key Account Managers to ensure POS/ Trade marketing spend allocations are in line with the launch strategies, and the ROI required ensuring successful product launches.
  • Work in close partnership with the account teams to support their needs from a trade marketing perspective.
  • Continually review and analyse the progress and results of each campaign against its intended KPIs & provide daily sales reports for key channels.
  • Calculate and prepare commission and incentive analysis for both Salon and Retail channels.
  • Producing a campaign document monthly.
  • Calculate channel pricing for new launches and sales promotional funding for central finance approval.
  • Salon support to also include:
    1. Sales force software management
    2. Operate the mapping software, Geoplan for area journey plans and all territory changes
    3. Reporting on all new business and re-opened accounts and mapping any new leads to the Account Managers
    4. Annually tiering customers based on spend and organising upload of data onto the CRM.
  • Be truly passionate about ghd and beauty to convey brilliant external relations with external partners and customers
  • Support with any ad hoc sales reporting requests across all channels


What skills and qualities will I need?


  • At least 3 years of experience working as a business, sales or commercial analyst
  • Strong excel skills (pivot tables, vlookup, sumifs, etc)
  • An aptitude for detail & numbers
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical understanding
  • Ability to analyse data and summarise key learnings
  • Highly organised multi-tasker who is capable of juggling a number of priorities and across functions
  • Creative and willing to do things differently to challenge the norm
  • Driving of results, tenacious in nature and a self-starter
  • Commercial mind-set, confident with numbers and analysis
  • Passionate about the ghd brand, empathy with the category, needs to be “hair involved”
  • Knowledge of beauty, fashion or premium brand behaviour
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to motivate and influence others including senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to understand commercial priorities and respond accordingly



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