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Job Title Analyst
About the role You will be working closely with the supplier performance manager in providing governance and strategic insight for the own brand supply base, where we use close to 300 suppliers. You will also be providing management information (MI) and analytical support across Sourcing, Inbound Logistics and Retail to enable fact-based decision making. Through this you will communicate at all levels of the business to highlight opportunities and mitigate risks within the own brand supplier performance. KEY RESPONSIBILTIIES: Support the global sourcing function by reporting on KPIs, along with supporting MI and root-cause analysis to assist in the production of action plans to address areas of underperformance. Produce additional regular MI and ad-hoc analysis that supports the sourcing function. Work closely with overseas sourcing colleagues, and logistics partner (Kuehne + Nagel) for data and MI consistency. Support the creation of actionable reports on Freight and Duty Variance and work with key stakeholders to improve the quality of the data. Work with Sourcing and Country Managers to analyse cost impacts of various sourcing routes. This will include helping to develop tools and models that compare different sourcing routes, including wage, material costs and currency impacts in each country, and highlighting opportunities. Work closely with the Category and CSR functions to offer analytical support for strategic Sustainability initiatives and create actionable management information. The successful candidate will bring to the role with them: The ability to interrogate data and draw conclusions with advanced Excel skills and other data systems Process-oriented mindset, able to analyse current ways of working and identify areas for improvement Ability to communicate to key stakeholders at all levels of the business Some of our benefits Flexible, hybrid working model Inclusive culture and environment, check out our Glassdoor reviews £1,000 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs 30 days holiday + bank holidays Bonus potential (performance and business-related) Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk Matched pension up to 6% More benefits can be found on our career site How to apply Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.