Business Insight Manager (Hybrid)

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Posted 27 February 2023
Salary £45000 - £50000 Per Year
Job type Permanent
Contact NameChris Mellor

Job description

Plaion are looking for a Business Insight Manager to handle the creation of regular sales and commercial insights reports and ad-hoc analysis projects, focused on specific topics. This role also includes ensuring the timely collection and processing of retailer stock and sales data in conjunction with the analytics partner.

Working as part of the commercial insights team based in the UK, you will work closely with the commercial team, finance team, and the studio’s external analytics partner to provide commercial data and Insights covering the PLAION EMEA distribution business. 

Your responsibilities…
  • Help deliver the quarterly business planning process for EMEA territories
  • Produce monthly, quarterly, and yearly trading reports for EMEA territories
  • Creation of regular pre-order, sales, and commercial insights reports that provide actionable insights to the business
  • Investigating specific topics of interest to the business using data and making recommendations on action
  • Liaising with the external analytics partner to ensure retailer stock and sales data is processed accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Proactively analyse Plaion commercial and marketing data seeking opportunities to improve efficiency and/or drive sales
  • Creation of dashboards using the Fancensus Fusion system to provide regular and ad hoc insights to users including campaign insights, stock and sales insights, and price monitoring insights
  • Proactively seek opportunities to automate the collation and processing of data
  • Keep abreast of market developments and best practice in data and analytics
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Significant working experience of data analysis gained within a distribution or publishing field, ideally within the computer games or home entertainment (DVD/Film) industry
  • Degree education or higher 
  • Technical skills including MS Excel (inc. VBA), Fancensus Fusion, Power BI, and Python/R
  • Pro-active approach and a genuine interest and knowledge of games and data analysis
  • Strong data analysis skills gained within a commercial environment
  • Inquisitive person who looks for patterns and seeks understanding from data
  • Confident and strong communicator both with technical and non-technical employees
  • Strong presentation skills including the ability to tell a story with data and drive actionable insights
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills with experienced using MS Office
  • Process driven approach and attention to detail