Business insight and analytics specialist

Cornerstone Staffing

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit a Business Insight and Analytics Specialist. In this role, you will be responsible for providing reports, developing analyses and distilling actionable insights on core business metrics to enable data driven decision making. You will add critical analytical horsepower to ensure our client is leveraging insights to improve operations in a scalable and sustainable way.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Cornerstone Staffing - Our client, a big player in the FMCG Industry, requires the services of a qualified candidate to fill the position above.


  • Build knowledge of data and analytic platforms to challenge current analytics, reporting and processes to identify business improvement opportunities
  • Project manage and implement improvements to analytics reporting / efficiencies in processes
  • Performing complex analysis of large customer datasets, transforming that data into outputs that explain customer behaviour and providing actionable insights
  • Proactively working with squad members and members of the Insight Centre of Excellence to define and scope analytical projects that address business questions/ requirements
  • Develop new tools, build and enhance processes and continually challenge ways of working to ensure maximum efficiencies.
  • Continually research, identify and communicate relevant trends to the business

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's/Master's level degree with a Quantitative specialization (e.g. Analytics, Business/Economics with quant - Econometrics, Finance Analytics, Marketing Analytics)
  • 5-10 years of industry experience in one of Retail, CPG, Manufacturing sectors with a proven track record of solving challenges through application of advanced quantitative methods.
  • High level understanding of data analysis and the best tools for retrieving, manipulating, and visualizing data including tools like MySQL, Excel, R, and Tableau.
  • Knowledgeable of statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, forecasting/predictive analytics, and multivariate testing (A/B testing)
  • Capable of explaining complex analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to hold self and others accountable to meet commitments, consistently delivering results within required timelines and expectations.
  • Detail-oriented and strong team player with excellent interpersonal, listening, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and proactively identify areas of opportunity and focus based on business need/impact

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