Commercial Analyst

DS Smith
Devizes, Wiltshire
19 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Analyst to join us at our site in Devizes. The main purpose of the role is to take ownership of tender preparation and includes account project analysis, paper index tracking, customer price updates, site input to customer cost models and all associated central trackers.

If you have are a logical thinker with a strong grasp of figures and experience of preparing high volume tenders, then we would like to hear from you!

What being a Commercial Analyst at DS Smith will involve…

• Taking ownership of tender preparation, co-ordinating with the relevant teams at site to ensure complete, accurate and timely submissions
• Preparing and coordinating analysis of new work opportunities
• Contributing to the ongoing objectives including margin enhancement, PACE, site commercial governance, business system configuration and reporting
• Tracking relevant paper indices in order to facilitate and implement customer price changes and associated reporting
• Completing customer-centric cost models in an accurate, complete and timely fashion so that the site maximises the margin opportunities
• Maintaining site submissions on commercial trackers
• Contributing along with the rest of the team to drive margin improvement at the site

What we would like our candidate to have…

• A strong academic record within a finance background is desirable
• A logical thinker with excellent numerical skills
• Previous experience of preparing high volume tenders
• Strong IT skills including Excel
• Ideally previous experience of working within a Commercial Team
• Excellent communicator at all levels inside the organisation as well as externally
• Ideally packaging industry experience

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