Senior Commercial Analyst

£30,000 - £46,000 + Package
08 Sep 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
RWE npower require a Senior Commercial Analyst to join our Commercial & Marketing function. This is a full time role to be based in our Solihull office.

Role description Reporting into the Pricing and Commercial Analytics Manager, this roles main focus is commercially evaluating business cases for potential new products and services, highlighting opportunities, risks and trade-offs to guide product launch decisions.

A key part of this is the forecasting of customer base movement based on product launches, competitor activity and external conditions.

Working alongside other teams you will develop proposals into actual products and services that we can offer to our domestic customer base and get to market.

Particular emphasis is placed on ideas appraisal, maintaining stakeholder engagement and the translation of strategic and commercial considerations into initiatives and forecasts using relatively incomplete information and supposition, to shape decision making.

As well as strong commercial acumen, a vital part of this role is telling the story - explaining and summarising complex technical and commercial information in a way that is easily and quickly understood by a range of stakeholders including senior management,

The ideal candidate will have a degree (or equivalent), have previous experience of using and adapting models using MS Excel , and extracting insight to predict future outcomes. They need to demonstrate commercial acumen and have the energy to drive change in a structured manner.

An understanding of product lifecycles and measures of product performance is preferred. Ideally this person will have a background in a B2C, retail or other service led business.

In this role you will guide commercials from concept through to full scale launch, covering:

Delivering forecasting and modelling solutions that support the optimisation of Profit, Long Term Value and Customer Numbers

Work with other business units to compile cost stacks, understanding changes in customer dynamics to ensure the right prioritisation of investment is undertaken

Appraisal of new product investment ideas and establishing suitable baselines to track success

Skills and experience VBA Coding and strong Excel skills

Commercial project management background

Strong understanding of financial decision models

Strong stakeholder management

Previous management of virtual teams is desirable

Good Analytical skills , including

SAP skills are desirable but not essential

Why work for us As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package youll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way well give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long term ambitions.

Company overview

npower is one of the UKs biggest energy suppliers with the backing of one of Europes largest energy companies, the RWE group. We supply gas and electricity to millions of homes up and down the country, So when you switch on the light, take a shower, or simply have a cuppa, youll know you can rely on us. Were also here for you when your boiler needs servicing or repairing. We offer competitive tariffs that save you money and well tell you when you can save even more. Its all part of how we stand up for customers every day at npower. We stand up for the community too. Were proud to have been a partner of Macmillan for 12 years raising over £3.5m. Were also one of only a handful of UK companies to have been awarded the Carbon Trust Triple Award for sustainable management of energy, waste and water.

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