Business Analyst

Posted 05 July 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Commercial
Job FunctionCommercial
Expiry date 12 August 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?


We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.


We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.


Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.


A great opportunity has arisen for the position of Business Analyst at our Manton Wood site to support our Food For Now Portfolio team.


The location of this role can be flexible, however you will be expected to attend our site in Worksop 2 days per week.

What you'll be doing

As a Business Analyst you will collate, support and influence the analysis of commercial data in order to drive portfolio improvements and more informed business decision making. Lead and support the financial objectivity of the Portfolio team though utilisation of business tools.

Key accountabilities:

  • Support the monthly IBP process with preparation of relevant materials and data driven decision documents.
  • Lead and facilitate the PLR process to validate project performance across all key metrics. Capturing key learnings for consideration across all future projects and sharing across relevant site, portfolio and customer teams.
  • Feed key PLR outputs, learnings, and next steps into monthly IBP reporting and up to commercial review.
  • Lead in range performance analysis and flag any concerns across our portfolio.
  • Supporting portfolio management team in conducting project investigation work, broader portfolio improvement initiatives and providing necessary analysis, review, and recommendations.
  • Deputised in the absence of the Portfolio Manager to ensure the continuation of all BAU processes.
  • Alignment and implementation of cross functional ways of working and supporting portfolio management team across portfolios in driving maximum cross functional consistency in our processes.
  • Deep dive into costings from site and across the group to ensure we are winning new business - understanding cost drivers, ensuring visibility when tendering for new business and allowing comparison between sites.

What we’re looking for

We are keen to see applications from individuals who are highly numerate, with experience working analytically in a commercial data driven environment.

Other key attributes:

  • Proficient in use of MS Excel and Data Management and Analysis tools
  • Strong PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Evidence of influencing skills and proven stakeholder management capabilities
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to stakeholders at all levels
  • Proactive, organised and able to work flexibly in order to meet deadlines and have the drive to deliver results.

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.