Amer Sports (www.amersports.com) is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange (AMEAS).


POSITION TITLE: Sales Development Analyst
LOCATION: Frimley, UK

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
As Sales Development Analyst you will provide analytical support for the lead teams of the UK and Nordic countries to enable growth of the total Nordic business and the retail business in Europe. You will focus on collecting and interpreting of sell-through data and providing support on sales KPIs.

  • Gathering, processing, analysing and reporting sell-through data for strategic accounts:
  • Producing a consolidated sell-through report;
  • Analysing retailer metrics to enable proactive decision making;
  • Reviewing any pre-order, re-order and cancellation in preparation for each sell-in;
  • Identifying and evaluating opportunities for distribution development.
  • Supporting on seasonal sell in meetings. 
  • Supporting the UK Marketing Manager in the preparation of investment cases, analysis of branded space and partner store performance vs. budget, as well as in ROI analysis of marketing campaigns.
  • Working with retailers to develop efficient methods for the supply of data.
  • Supporting UK Country Manager on ad-hoc data requests.
YOUR PROFILE:
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in business relevant field or equivalent and/or relevant corporate / industry experience
  • Expertise in data management and analysis with excellent numerical skills
  • Existing business, sales or financial analyst experience is essential
  • Understanding of retailer merchandising principles; experience of working with retail data systems is desirable
  • Ability to use MS Office and strong Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLookup, macros) are essential
  • SAP / BI knowledge is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Initiative and ability to operate independently
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations – understanding of business and outcomes and supporting the business to deliver results
  • Analysing – interpretation of data
  • Relating and networking – proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Writing and reporting – able to create well written documentation
  • Learning and researching – continuously grow and develop

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU:
  • An interesting role in a challenging industry, with world leading brands
  • Global career progression opportunities
  • An opportunity for independent and self-reliant work
  • A friendly and vibrant working environment in a dynamic and international team

Please apply online or via e-mail at careers.emea@amersports.com. When making the application please state your salary expectation related to this role.

In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Amer Sports UK Ltd aims to be an equal opportunity employer and to provide equality and fairness for all in our employment. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. Entry into the Amer Sports UK Ltd business and progression within it, will be determined solely by personal merit, and the application of criteria which are related to the effective performance of the job and the needs of the business. All employees, whether part-time, full-time or temporary will be treated fairly and with respect. Selection for employment, promotion, training or any other benefit will be on the basis of aptitude and ability. All employees will be helped and encouraged to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be fully utilised to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.