Data Analyst - Business Support

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Job Sector:
South East
Salary Description:
£30000 - £35000/annum
Job Ref:

Data Analyst/Business Support- 18 month contract- £30-35 per annum- Reading

Business Support and Operations Analyst Role Purpose
The role supports the Business Management team through the following core functions Business Support, Business and Operations Analytics. The role requires a strong understanding of our tools and processes, excellent numerical skills, and the ability to communicate with managers effectively across a wide range of business data and insight.

The role supports the Business through the following core functions: Business Support, Business Analytics, Operations Support

Key Accountabilities

Business Analytics:
- Project portfolio financials reporting/forecasting against business performance targets/scorecards
- Resource reporting/forecasting against business performance targets/scorecards
- Sales opportunity reporting/forecasting against business performance targets/scorecards
- Discretionary spend reporting and forecasting
- Provide ad-hoc reporting support for other ad-hoc ROB activities/initiatives/projects as needed

Business Support:
- Assisting with preparation of presentations, reports and correspondence from draft
- Ownership of internal processes, including MS Market creating Purchase Orders, tracking invoices, ordering Hardware/Software/Procurement and Samples, expense entry, interim expense approvals
- Provide general leader support to the TZ Business Manager, TZ General Manager and other managers as needed (i.e. acting as interim approver of expenses)

Operations Support:
- Responsible for keeping an overall view of the Rhythm of Business diary and proactively notifying key stakeholders of key events, and preparing supporting reports and presentations as needed.
- Data management for resources onboarding, offboarding, qualifier management
- Manage contracts, purchase orders and timely renewals of external resources
- Support and lead operational review meetings (i.e. utilisation, headcount review, headcount reviews)
- Plan, and program manage projects as needed i.e. hardware refresh

Key Success Criteria
- Is the focal point for the team, as a point of contact to handle routine enquiries both internally and externally
- Numerate, with the ability to manipulate and summarise information from complex data sets.
- Is able to multi-task and cope with high and changeable workloads and business needs
- Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills to develop and maintain key working relationships across team and across company

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
- Previous project or portfolio management
- Previous business operations experience in a large organization
- Organised and process driven with high level of attention to detail
- Ability to learn / adopt new technologies and applications

2) Technical / Functional Skills
- Advanced Excel (Functions, Formulas, Pivot Tables etc.)
- Other MS Office skills (MS Word, PowerPoint, Visio)
- Understanding of databases, data cubes and previous experience using reporting dashboards preferable

3) Personal Attributes / Interpersonal Skills
- Attention to detail
- Effective communication skills both verbal and written
- Logical and objective thinker
- Ability to engage with broad set of stakeholders and apply a calm and reasoned temperament
- Extremely well organized, excellent planning and prioritising ability by being reactive/pro-active

This role closes Friday the 6th Of July @ 11am

To apply please send a up to date CV to Nikki at

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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