Commercial Analyst - Student Placement
Commercial and Business Analyst Student Placement
Duration: 12 months
Sector: Medical Devices
For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.
We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.
That is why we in the UK are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!
Whether it’s making a major investment in developing new products or providing global brands to our customers at affordable prices –Commercial Excellence is at the heart of our business. We partner with all of our different teams to help the business keep growing and make important decisions to meet the needs of our customers, making every penny count. When you join Johnson and Johnson as a Commercial Analyst Placement Student you will embark on an industrial placement year that gives you a high level of exposure to commercial decision making and places you at the very heart of our business.
Main duties and responsibilities:
As a Commercial Analyst you are responsible for providing accurate, timely and meaningful financial analysis to influence decisions. You will also provide analysis to business partners including business planning, budgeting, and forecasting and retrospective reporting of sales, league tables and commission calculations. This role will also be involved in wideranging cross-functional work streams.
You will be instrumental in supporting the team with designing pricing strategies in-line with company structures. You could find yourself collating wording for contracts or analysing current supplier arrangements to enable good commercial outcomes. You will find yourself carrying out detailed data analysis to create presentations and deliver this information in various mediums to different parts of the business.
Requirements of the role:
2 years of degree level study completed
A minimum of 2:1 achieved in first year of study
Numerical degree preferred
Key skills and competencies:
Competent and skilled using Microsoft Excel
Confident and outgoing communicator
Ability to build strong relationships through communication
Ability to relay challenging or complex messages
Strong team working skills
Excellent level of analytical ability
Assertive and diplomatic
Strong written communication skills
Ability to problem solve and analyse situations
Must be a motivated self-starter with ambition
Please note that we plan to close for first round of applications on 30th November, but could close earlier if we receive too many applications
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