Demand Analyst / Data Analyst

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  • Sector:

    IT & New Technology, Logistics

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  • Salary:

    £21000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, BUPA

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

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  • Contact phone:

    01392 423 301

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

Data Analyst - SQL
As a key member of the Forecasting and Planning team, the Analyst is responsible for using SQL (and laterly Python) to build the forecast and inventory system of this global distribution business. 


  • Deliver business process change and improvements using SQL code within the company's planning system.

  • Work collaboratively with Sales and Product Management teams to agree sales forecast

  • Validate and enter the sales forecast into the company's planning tool

  • Review Planning Parameters within the company's ERP systems, to achieve accurate forward plan and optimal inventory

  • Analysis of data to identify issues and demand exceptions

  • Publish and review department KPIs, investigate root cause and take appropriate corrective action

  • Support network design reviews to ensure product flows are optimal

  • Introduce process improvements to maximise forecasting effectiveness & efficiency

Skills & Ability

  • SQL coding and data analysis experience

  • Database experience using MS Excel or Access

  • Ideally supply chain or production planning experience

  • Strong analytical skills

Employee package consists of:
- 25 days paid annual leave + bank holidays
- Company Pension Plan (Salary Sacrifice) - Employer contributions of 6% (with min of 3% employee contributions)
- Life assurance cover 2 x basic salary (rising to 3 x basic salary for company pension scheme members)
- Bupa Critical Illness Plan (80% subsidised by the Company)*
- Cyclescheme (*
- Staff purchases (cost +10%)*
- Company profit share scheme (only for non-bonus related contracts), following 2 years service.