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Data & Insight Analyst

Data & Insight Analyst

Job ID 
Position Type 
Permanent Full-Time
UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
Strategic Customers
Pentland Brands

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Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation


Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.


We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.


We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. This year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.


We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.


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At Pentland Brands we are increasingly looking to work more strategically with the worlds winning retailers.  As called out in our OGSM, our strategic customers offer all of our brands the opportunity to get our propositions in front of consumers so they can see, buy & love them.


To enable us to grow faster we need to deliver greater insight from data that supports our commercial and supply teams to make more informed decisions, increase efficiencies and support the delivery of our commercial plans.


This role will allow us to continue to build a greater understanding of our customers’ needs, how our consumers engage with and shop our brands, how we can be more efficient as Pentland and in turn build long term, sustainable and profitable business that enables us to grow faster with these winning retailers.


Key purpose of the role:


This role will support the efficient delivery of our commercial plans through ownership of our strategic customer data & insight, management of master data, supporting in financial reporting and working with both the customer and the commercial teams to identify risks and opportunities and supporting action plans,.


  • Accountability for weekly, monthly and ad hoc reporting for our strategic customers and issue to relevant distribution lists, covering commercial, financial and operational metrics
  • Work with our customer internal resource to ensure the consistent delivery of performance data across sales, operations and on site metrics and support actions to drive performance of key KPI’s
  • Responsible for master data set up and ongoing data management support through consolidation and collation of data sources and completion of key customer data requirements.  Work with IT and the other team analyst to continuously improve the accuracy and processing.
  • Work with Account managers to regularly review the needs of the team and customer and what data and reporting can be set up or utilised in order to support this and further driver our business
  • In depth reviews of product performance to support seasonal sell ins and core programmes
  • Liaising with demand planners to ensure consistency of messaging and accurate forecasting
  • Tracking and evaluation of the effectiveness of promotional activity on site


  • Play an active role in shaping the delivery of our future data strategy.



                         What you need to have

  • Proven track record of managing data
  • Ability to build reports and extract insight from data
  • Strong Influencing skills – ability to influence internally and externally
  • Ability to analyse data and spot trends
  • Commercial acumen
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team & work in a matrix environment.
  • Strong communication skills both internally & externally.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills are required.
  • Prepared to travel

                    What we need to see in you

  • An ambassador for the Pentland Brands
  • Able to work both independently as well as being a great team player
  • Confident, professional and articulate
  • Pro-active, exceptionally well organised and able to prioritise behind areas adding greatest Pentland value
  • Highly numerate, analytical and comfortable using data and insight to inform thinking and build compelling relevant commercial arguments
  • Ability to work in detail but be able to communicate findings simply and clearly
  • High tenacity & passion to achieve via influence
  • Challenge and recommend new ideas
  • Able to liaise and influence with people at all levels
  • Ability to lead continuous improvement
  • Ability to work with matrix mind-set and build trust within global virtual team.
  • Ability to build partnership and  trust with the matrix team
  • Flexible in approach and ‘can do’ attitude



 This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.