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£30,000 - £40,000

Commercial Analyst/Researcher – Germany

Closing Date: 25th July 2024

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for a Commercially focused Analyst/Researcher on behalf of a rapidly growing, extremely innovative logistics business.

This role will be home based with possibly 1 or 2 days in the office dependent on what projects our client are working on.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search process.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

There is a very competitive salary, package and career development opportunities on offer with this role. (Our client are committed to providing their people the technical and personal skills to progress and develop their careers)

If you love the buzz of being a key player within a team, have a proven track record targeting prospective companies, researching competitors and have experience creating weekly update packs for Sales teams covering sector specific news, trade events etc, and you’re feeling 2021 is your year for a fresh new exciting challenge, this could be just the role for you.

Role summary:

This is a newly created role where you will be an integral part of the Sales/Commercial team. You will be sourcing, analysing and interpreting data around prospective new business targets, benchmarking client wins/losses, M&A, and supporting Business Development Managers by providing weekly updates around sector specific news, trade events competitor analysis etc.

You will be a key player in the team, helping to deliver on our clients growth plan and strategy through analysis, research, delivery of insights, change recommendations, and adhoc projects.

Key responsibilities:

Presenting detailed analysis and insightful reporting to Senior Stakeholders within the business.

Staying up to date with internal business development and external business development and industry changes.

Targeting prospective companies – EDC location, key decision makers, incumbent suppliers by business unit and/or trade lane, research on targets business news/activity (the ability to find a hook)

Competitor research – benchmarking, client wins/losses, M&A etc.

Client and Industry research – creating weekly update packs for the Business Development Managers covering sector specific news and trade events.

Monitoring revenue and sales to maximise business profitability.

Skills and experience required

Previous experience as a Commercial Anayslt or Researcher within the Logistics sector.

The ability to compile and convert in-depth complex market intelligence.

It’s imperative you can demonstrate strong attention to detail and have good written/verbal communication.

Proven track record of success within a research role – (Prospective companies, competitor analysis, client and industry research etc)

A can do attitude with the ability to find a hook when researching targets business news/activity.

Fluent in German and English.

Ability to multi task, prioritise and manage time effectively.

Confident telephone manner.

Good working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.