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South Africa Business Analyst

  • Location
    (SOUTH AFRICA) and Johannesburg
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Business, Accounting & Finance / 2 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothings changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve. Our ambition is to build the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best XYZ. Feel encouraged? Then this may be the opportunity for you.

Sales Systems

  • Collaborate with the Sales Team and Data Specialists to integrate, develop and implement systems solutions to increase commercial results through improved important metric measurement and reporting, and business processing capability

Drive Insights from Gap analysis measures

  • Build insights from outlet execution reports and be fully accountable to develop exception reporting, highlighting gaps and finding opportunities, risks and recommending an action plan to close the gaps. Develop Data measurement comparison reporting that highlight if there is improvement on executions and implementation of plans during specific periods of the year/month. Ensure consistency in reporting and concrete execution plans by channel and segment Develop streamlined processes by recommending standards and procedures resulting in improved efficiencies and increased accuracy

Systems reporting and analysis to facilitate strategic growth

  • Facilitate alignment of business strategy with customer strategy Analyse operational intelligence to ensure accuracy and provide meaning and trends Generate and analyse reports and provide feedback on reporting when necessary Explore and identify new business opportunities and make recommendations for action Provide monthly reports on key KPI’s being tracked by the Sales team, highlighting areas of concern and opportunity Align reports to business objectives Collaborate with Capability Manager to develop relevant training materials (assist in training where required)

Facilitate operational excellence 

  • Understand the expectations of customers Monitor and measure operational activities and key outputs Engage with sales operational team to facilitate and support achievement of excellence Ensure the integrity of data Identify projects to streamline areas for improvement

Fleet Management

  • Manage the Fleet and deal with the vendor Avis to handle reporting Report on safety and driver behavior to risk and compliance Ensure specific measure are in place to report on the required KPI’s


  • Familiarize and follow applicable procurement agreements, licenses, legislation, regulatory policies, Vehicle policies, internal policies, and procedures, etc.


  • Commercial Graduate Degree Qualification – Business Related
  • Driver’s license
  • Experience in Commercial (Minimum 2-3 years) working in sales and or customer marketing is a prerequisite
  • Basic experience in Planning functions (minimum 1-2 years)
  • Work within a virtual team, cross functionally and with a high sense of initiative and ownership, being self-sufficient and independent
  • Category and competitor knowledge
  • Basic understanding of our industry, the channels in which our products are sold, in-store requirements and account specific marketing
  • Familiarity with market measurement data and interpretation into practical insights
  • Project Management Expertise
  • Build collaborative and influential relationships with peers in Commercial
  • Strong analytical skills, systems proficiency and data handling expertise

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Commercial Acumen
  • High cognitive ability
  • Facilitate operational simplicity, enabling decisions to be made, aligned to and executed swiftly
  • Dealing with day-to-day ambiguity & problem-solving ability
  • Tried commercial acumen with strong focus on financial acumen and analytical skills, with the ability to translate into actionable insights
  • Good analytical skills and a high attention to detail
  • Need to be flexible, entrepreneurial, and ability to work with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Good Decision Quality
  • Aim for results
  • Peer relationship building skills
  • Priority setting
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