Commercial Analyst

Commercial Analyst

Can you demonstrate a strong commercial awareness and attention to detail?

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment?

Are you an expert in turning data into actionable insights?

MacGregor Black is currently partnering with a leading consumer goods business, on the search for a Commercial Analyst. This is a permanent role based in Slough.

As a Commercial Analyst your focus is to deliver insights that drive commercial performance within the Sales function, to evangelise and embed a data-driven approach within the broader organisation, and to enable better cross-functional working through insights and performance reviews. He/she will also own reporting and data management, ensuring our tools meet business needs and requirements. The Data Analytics team supports all the Sales Channels, with a special focus on e-commerce; it is a vital and hands-on part of the businesses overall commercial approach focused on continuously refining our short and long-term strategic approach.
There are three buckets that the Commercial Analyst work should fall into:
               • Commercial Performance Driving Insight
               • Data management and Reporting
               • Support 2x Jr Analysts

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy & Insight
    • Delivery of sales-focused market, competitor, and retailer top-line insights
    • Ongoing Commercial Planning & Strategic Analysis
    • Reporting ownership on key metrics: understand business needs and translate them into dashboards & tools
    • Support Key Sales Event Planning/Reviewing
    • External Stakeholder Interactions – exchanging insights with our key retail partners
    • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management
    • Gathering critical information for meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports.


  • Team
    • Planning of reporting efficiency projects and team development road-mapping
    • Manage relationship with EMEA/corporate data development team
    • Providing leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior staff
    • Co-ordinating collaboration between Data Analytics and other teams


  • Data / Process
    • Development of business dashboarding, data warehousing management
    • Staying up-to-date on the latest processes and IT advancements to automate and modernise systems.
    • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements.

What are we looking for?

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, a related field, or an MBA.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in business analysis or a related field.
  • Exceptional influencing and negotiation skills at all levels.
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Advanced technical skills (SQL / Qlik Cloud / PowerBI / …)
  • Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.
  • A track record of following through on commitments.


  • Experience in leading / mentoring teams.
  • A history of leading and supporting change in ambiguous environments.
  • Competitive salary + benefits.

Please contact Dan Hookway today for more information.


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