Offers “Primark”

Expires soon Primark

Commercial Analyst

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Job description

Commercial Analyst – Pricing, Promotions and Stock Trading

Our Planning & Space teams are right at the heart of what we do. Surrounded by some of the best Planning & Space specialists in the industry, you’ll bring your own ideas to the business - helping to shape the experience of our customers as part of a forward-thinking team.

Working in partnership with our Trading Team, Buying & Merchandising teams, and Commercial Retail functions as well as other internal teams, this role provides data, insights, and recommendations on current and future opportunities across the business.

This role will provide support and relevant data to offer direction on strategic, commercial, and analytical decision making to key stakeholders. The role will specialise in an area of the business across Pricing & Promotions with the ability to rotate areas of specialism based on the needs of the business. Other areas of specialism include Campaigns & Social Media and License & DTR.

What You’ll Get

The world is changing and it’s important we support our colleagues. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark so it’s essential we provide the right environment for you to perform at your best. That’s why we offer benefits that put you first.

Some of our benefits are:
·  27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
·  Flexible Working, opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
·  Primark Perks – Discounts with some local partner business to our offices
What You’ll Do:
In your role, you’ll collaborate with different people across a range of skillsets. Here’s a flavour of your day-to-day:
·  Manage processes and apply commercial lens to ensure we maintain price leadership among our competitors, with the support of a Trading Assistant and Administrators
·  Maintain accurate records, complete, and maintain on the system, provide sales/stock/profit analysis, with the support of a Trading Assistant and Administrators
·  Review and approve price change requests from B&M teams using commercial knowledge and understanding of systems and processes.
·  Support the Trading Lead to complete carryover, season changes, and terminal stock analysis to minimise end of season risk.
·  Review and approve requests from B&M, Quality and Sourcing teams to remove stock from the business and return to the vendor, considering commercial and brand impact.
What You’ll Bring
Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel valued – so please bring your authentic self to work, of course with some other key experience and abilities for this role in particular:
·  3+ years of merchandising or equivalent experience.
·  Strong commercial mindset, with strong numerical and analytical skills (including advanced excel and experience with merchandising systems) with a high level of accuracy.
·  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills displaying confidence and strong influencing skills when presenting information to senior stakeholders.
·  Genuine interest in product and passion for enhancing the customer experience.
·  Lead, manage, mentor and coach team members to deliver analytics driven results and high-quality outputs.
Ready? Good - because we can’t wait to see what you can offer. You’ll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals where you’ll truly belong, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you’re excited about this role but don’t meet all the criteria, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team Can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply to be part of our future and we’ll help you develop yours.

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility requests, during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.

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