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Sales Operations Analyst

Reading (2-3 days onsite per week)
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Compensation:

£41k - £46k pa, pro rata (PAYE Only)

Start Date:

01 Jun, 2024

Aquent is working with our multinational tech client to recruit a Sales Operations Analyst to join their team. As an EMEA Field Sales Operations Analyst, you will leverage your expertise in BI and Data Science to analyse sales data, drive operational efficiency, and provide actionable insights to support strategic decision-making. The ideal candidate will have strong business acumen, excellent communication skills, and an initiative-taking mindset towards problem-solving. Creative thinking and challenging the status quo on a daily basis will help you be successful in this role. 

If you are enthusiastic about leveraging data to make an impact and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you! Join this team and play a key role in driving operational excellence within the sales department.

Based in Reading, UK, you will partner directly with sales and other functions in the Geo. This is a 12-month contract position and our client offers a hybrid working model from their Reading office. The role comes with a gross PAYE pay range of £22.91 – £25.45 per hour, equivalent to £41,696 – £46,319 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience. You will also be able to accrue up to 33 days of holiday per annum, pro rata, inclusive of bank holidays. 

What You Will Do:

  • Analyse sales data using BI and Data Science tools to provide insights into sales performance
  • Develop and maintain dashboards, reports, and visualisations for stakeholders
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve data accuracy and integration
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and automation to enhance sales productivity
  • Support sales leadership with special projects and strategic initiatives

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilise advanced BI and Data Science skills to analyse sales data using tools such as Power BI, Tableau, SFDC (CRM Software), and SQL (Azure DBX preferred)
  • Develop and maintain dashboards, reports, and visualisations to provide stakeholders with insights into sales performance
  • Extract, clean, and manipulate data from various sources to support sales forecasting and territory planning
  • Identify key performance indicators (KPIs) and create metrics to measure sales team effectiveness
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve data accuracy and integration across systems
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement and automation to enhance sales productivity
  • Support sales leadership with special projects, presentations, and strategic initiatives as needed

How You Will Make An Impact:

  • By providing actionable insights derived from sales data to drive business growth and operational efficiency
  • By collaborating with cross-functional teams to streamline processes and improve data accuracy and integration
  • By supporting sales leadership with strategic initiatives and projects to optimize sales performance

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a numeric field (e.g., Mathematics, Statistics, Economics) required; advanced degree preferred
  • Strong experience in a similar analytical role within a demanding environment
  • Proficiency in BI and Data Science tools such as Power BI, Tableau, and SQL (experience with Azure DBX preferred)
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python is a bonus
  • Strong business acumen with excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise tasks, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong collaborative skills with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams

We’d love you to apply for this 12-month Sales Operations Analyst contract role, so please submit your CV today!

*This role is open for a limited time. Next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates ASAP. Due to the high volume of applicants, we may be unable to reply to each applicant individually. If you have not received a response within 72 hours of your application, please assume that you have not been selected for progression to the next stage of the hiring process.

Client Description

A multinational cloud-based software company specialising in a series of products designed to drive creative innovation across multimedia. Used by millions around the world for personal and professional use across all industries.

Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.