Sales Analyst Job in Kenya

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Sales Analyst Job in Kenya

Sales Analyst

Company Description

BIC® products are recognized all over the world for their quality, safety, affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, and the shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC® an iconic international brand, present in more than 4 million retail outlets in more than 160 countries around the world.

BIC’s founder, Marcel Bich, understood that to succeed, BIC needed hands-on team members who were willing to take measured risks and assume responsibility for their role in a team.   Today, we provide our more than 15,000 team members in 61 countries with the opportunity to invent BIC’s future – together – while honoring our past achievements. We are committed to our team members’ development and empower those who wish to discover different areas of our business or acquire international experiences.


Job Description

  • Examine weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual sales reports to identify sales patterns and areas for improvement, comparing actual sales data to revenue projections and expectations
  • Assess market data, including competitors, to identify areas where BIC can leverage for stronger business performance
  • Use historical sales data and market trends to develop forecasts and projections
  • Develop reports showing expected sales and the potential effects of new strategies to aid in decision-making
  • Work closely with marketing, sales, management, and other stakeholders to develop forecasts and examine the potential revenue effects of various proposals
  • Regularly prepare reports and presentations for executives and other company leaders including reports on market performance, competitor research, and general sales trends
  • Present actionable information and insights to team members and management
  • Contribute to the development of sales plans and objectives
  • Be the liaison person between various departments such as Marketing, Sales, Finance etc. by providing varied business reports to aid related business decisions
  • Work closely with the Uganda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia Implants to analyze business data in their various markets
  • Be in contact with the Sales Managers of the various BIC East Africa Limited distributors to support them in data analysis

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, marketing, sales, or a related bachelor’s degree from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a Sales Analyst or a similar role
  • Data analysis – ability to assess data sets and identify patterns and opportunities for improvement
  • Strong presentation skills – ability to present findings, along with forecasts and projections, to executives and management personnel
  • Communication skills – excellent written and verbal communication to work with departments and personnel across teams and business lines
  • Team coordination – ability to coordinate team activities and have strong leadership skills
  • Financial forecasting – effective projection and forecasting skills to guide investment and help BIC better utilize cash and personnel
  • Strong knowledge of word processing (e.g., Microsoft Word), Microsoft Excel, spreadsheet, database management and related software, presentation software etc.
  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills
  • High level of organization and detail-orientation
  • Ability to complete complex and high-pressure tasks
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • General understanding of relevant legislation governing the use of data within the scope of operation

How to Apply

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Additional Information

BIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly commit to hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions, and better serve our customers.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or similar characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. 

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