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About the Orgainsation:

Almost 50 years since Roger Drake purchased his first supermarket in 1974, Drakes Supermarkets has now become the largest independent grocery retailer in Australia.

Drakes Supermarkets is a proudly Australian-owned and independent retail chain, committed to providing exceptional service and quality products to our valued customers. With a strong emphasis on community involvement and supporting local suppliers, they have grown to become a trusted name in the retail industry.

The Opportunity:

As a Business Data Analyst at Drakes Supermarkets, you will play a vital role in the business by communicating key data insights regarding shrinkage, consumer behaviours, capital expenditure, sales, and profit within the fresh food departments. Your analyses will empower the organization to make data-driven decisions that propel the business forward.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting Development, Modelling, Maintenance, and Enhancement:
• and maintain a comprehensive... monthly reporting suite for the General Manager of Fresh Foods, Fresh Supervisors, and Store Managers.
• reports to meet the specific information needs of the fresh food management team.
• participate in the month-end close process and review Fresh Food Departments' profitability.
• predictive modeling to optimize pricing and promotion strategies.
• insightful dashboards to monitor the performance of key Fresh initiatives such as 'Bakery Model,' 'The Little Kitchen,' and 'Store Concepts.'

Commercial Analysis:
• with fresh food supervisors to conduct category reviews.
• analysis and support for new Fresh Food opportunities, contributing to robust business cases.
• and manage quarterly performance reviews with the Fresh Food Manager and Supervisors.
• monthly performance data for Fresh departments and entities, identifying trends and improvement areas.
• closely with Fresh Food Supervisors to identify budget shortfalls and develop action plans for improvement.
• strategies to enhance the profit performance of underperforming Fresh Food Departments.
• optimal inventory levels in Fresh Food Departments, aligning with maximum days sales cover.

Continuous Process Improvement:
• profit improvement initiatives in collaboration with Fresh Food Supervisors and track their effectiveness.
• utilize data to highlight operational performance issues and drive improvements.
• opportunities for terms improvement with suppliers, contributing to cost efficiencies.
• a culture of continuous improvement within the Finance Team, evolving our financial reporting to support Drakes' profitability.
• a cohesive one-team culture within the commercial analytics team and the wider Fresh Finance team.

Experience and Skills:
• to transform and visualize data (preferable PowerBI experience)
• able to translate and articulate the data to decision makers is imperative.
• expertise in modeling and complex data analysis.
• record of identifying, planning, and successfully implementing business improvements.
• communication skills and people skills
• in the commercial retail or fast-moving consumer goods industry is desirable.
• Drakes Supermarkets is an equal opportunity employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.

For more details please contact Thilini Elkaduwa, Talent Acquisition Specialist at EGM Partners - thilini.elkaduwa@egmpartners.com.au
Mile End SA Australia


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