Position title
Business Analyst
Description

The Business Analyst will be responsible for analyzing the market and understanding the demand.

Responsibilities

How you can contribute:

  • Analyze and understand the market
  • Develop in-depth understanding of the market dynamics to better understand performance
  • Gather and analyze sales data on a weekly basis
  • Provide comprehensive sales report on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Research competitors and compile data for benchmarking
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities to our business
  • Provide substantial recommendations to the business based on insights generated

Establish and plan demand

  • Develop the risk-balanced monthly demand plan that supports the commercial objectives, reflecting the demand outlook for monthly shipments, consumer sales, and retail closing stock.
  • Provide in-depth analysis of current Sales, Shipment and Retail Inventory performance and ensure that the short-term demand plan outlook is incorporated into long-term plans.
  • Own the weekly submission of an accurate short-term demand plan that supports the topline and item-level plans.
  • Consolidate week over week demand plan changes from Customer Planners and identify demand plan gaps versus the customer’s sales forecast.

Manage the relationship with partners (provincial boards, supply partners)

  • Act as the main point of contact for ongoing performance related communication and requests.
  • Act as the customers main point of contact for all demand related communication.
  • Attend and lead weekly meetings with all partners
Qualifications

 

  • Identifying and assessing issues and opportunities and presenting solutions.
  • Paying attention to details while handling fluctuating workloads simultaneously.
  • Influencing and motivating both internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills, with fluency in French and English.
  • High proficiency with Excel and/or demand planning systems.
  • University Degree in business-related field with proven experience in business analytics
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in CPG or similar industry with demonstrated experience analyzing sales data and market trends
  • Experience in relationship management
  • In-depth knowledge of market analysis and metrics
  • Hands on experience in creating reporting
  • Strong financial literacy and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (excel, powerpoint)
  • Cannabis industry experience a strong asset
  • Power BI knowledge an asset
Employment Type
Full-time
Duration of employment
18 month contract
Industry
Sales
Job Location
Montréal , QC
Working Hours
Flexible schedule - Monday to Friday
Date posted
16 March 2022
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