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Business Analyst

£30000 - £40000 per annum

Job description

Business Analyst

Permanent

£30,000 - £40,000

Milton Keynes

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to join a

well established international company.

If you have experience and knowledge of the logistics sector, please read on…

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • To analyse all areas of the Network at customer and network level from an efficiency and cost perspective
  • Task /Process / Data analysis
  • Data and Processes analysis
  • Identification of trends, weak links and missed opportunities for performance and costs improvement
  • To make recommendations based on findings, highlighting good bad practice
  • Produce relevant KPI's depicting finding, working with Contract managers to support messages to customers
  • Collaborating with IT and other Asset light logistics departments for the betterment of the service offering advising senior management and stakeholders
  • Applied analysis of Procurement initiatives within the cross-border network
  • Collaborate with Solutions Design department on new business opportunities annual network health check
  • Shape monthly KPIs to depict performance for internal and external consumption

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience and knowledge of the logistics sector is ESSENTIAL
  • Excellent and proven analytical skills
  • Written and verbal communications, including business document writing
  • Understanding of operational and system concepts
  • Experience of cost/benefit analysis and business case production
  • Knowledge & understanding of effective customer & supplier relationship management principles
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Visio. Proficient in the use of other Microsoft Office platforms including Word; PowerPoint; E-mail
  • An eye for accurate reporting abilities

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.

If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

 
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