Sales, Data and Insights Analyst Industrial Placement (J002545)

Employer: BMI Group
East Midlands, South East England, West Midlands
Date added: Wednesday 09 November 2022

LOCATION: Milton Keynes
SALARY: £24,000 and generous benefits package

The Company

BMI Group is the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions throughout Europe with a significant presence in parts of Asia and Africa.

BMI Group deliver innovative roofing and waterproofing systems, designed to transform the way people live and work. Providing protection, added value and peace of mind for architects, roofers, building- and homeowners alike.

Empower, Evolve, Inspire and Connect – these are the values that drive us and make BMI a company where you can thrive and grow.

BMI Group is not just a world leader in the supply of total roofing systems. It is a place where people can reach their full potential.

We have operations all around the world, and a wide range of different job roles and opportunities to offer. With our global resources, local knowledge, and commitment to career development, we are geared to enable you to succeed.

From our knowledgeable sales advisors to our digital specialists; our technical experts, to our skilled factory workers; we value every role. But it is the connection that we have as a team where the real magic happens.

Working together we can achieve great things. Expand your horizons…come and join us!

The Role

As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, BMI Group has identified the need to develop bright, driven and inquiring undergraduates in key areas, across its business. We are looking for a highly competent and motivated individual to be part of a high-performance team joining our 12-month Early Careers Industrial Placement Programme.

The aim of the Sales, Data and Insights Analyst role is to provide business critical data and insight support to the team using the BMI’s SAP CRM System and produce business intelligence to enable BMI to track performance and achieve business objectives. The role is split into 3 main areas: data analysis, data administration and developing commercial insight; and also benefits from breadth of visibility across the Sales function with an opportunity to get involved in key projects impacting commercial output.

Your personal and professional development will be supported by our Early Careers recruitment partner’s Discovery ‘Introduction to Business & Customers’ programme providing you with a blended approach to learning through experiential workshops, online learning forums and an experienced coach.

Job Description and Key Responsibilities

This role will operate across the Sales and Insights Departments within the UK & Ireland. It will expose and involve you in broad spectrum of key sales, data and insight responsibilities and tasks including:

• Ensuring all new customer data entries into our SAP CRM system are input accurately and in a timely manner.

• Thoroughly cleansing, updating and maintaining existing data to provide accurate, thorough reporting information

• Improving the quality and availability of the management information used internally and externally.

• Producing accurate and timely reports and assisting in the identification of issues and areas for improvement across the business pricing mechanism, processes and system

• Reviewing current processes and making recommendations for improvements

• Producing accurate and timely reports to enable the business to track performance, pricing, and margins to achieve business objectives

• Utilising the SAP CRM System to its full potential, supporting the Sales Team with by providing insights from the supplied and analysed data to assist them in developing solutions for improving efficiency, effectiveness and reducing ongoing cost.

• Involvement into the commercial thinking using the insight data

The Individual

We are looking for a driven and ambitious undergraduate to join our team. To be successful you will:

• Be on track to achieve a 2:1 degree (or higher) in a related degree discipline e.g. Economics, Business Management, Accountancy
• Possess an accurate and thorough approach to work
• Be able to present findings in a clear, logical and professional manner.
• Have the ability to manage a high volume of workload and have a flexible approach
• Evidence good problem-solving skills and thrive under the challenge of doing so
• Have an inquisitive and forward-thinking mindset, who is always looking to learn and develop
• Have an accurate and thorough approach to work, can demonstrate attention to detail
• Be Numerate and Analytical
• Be PC Literate
• Possess the ability to communicate confidently and effectively across all levels within, and outside the organisation
• Be a proactive team player who is comfortable and confident in building effective working relationships and working as part of a team.
• Possess excellent leadership skills & self-starting capabilities demonstrating creativity & strategic understanding
• Have a flexible approach and responsible attitude to work
• Evidence of passion and achievements in academic and/or non- academic activities
• Have the availability to work for 12 months for the full placement

Salary and Benefits

At BMI Group, we know how hard undergraduates work and what a substantial contribution they make to businesses and because of this, we offer the people who join us an enviable package.

In addition to a highly competitive starting salary of £24,000, you can also look forward to a range of benefits that amongst other things include the following:

• Support towards professional qualifications and training in line with career aspirations and your role and fully funded enrolment onto the Discovery ‘Introduction to Business and its Customers’ Programme
• Pension – matched contribution 5-8%
• 25 days holiday plus UK public holidays (typically 8 days per annum)
• Cycle 2 Work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounted Gym Membership
• Access to employee discount portal (days out, high street shops, restaurants, cinema etc)


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Job Features

BMI Group
Job CategoryLogistics, Operations & Supply Chain

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