Thermo Fisher Scientific Sales Operations Analyst II in Asheville, North Carolina
Job Title: Sales Operations Analyst II – Asheville, NC
Req ID: 63575
Group: Life Sciences Solutions Group (LSG)
Division/Business Unit: Sales Operations, LPD Commercial
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
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How will you make an impact?
Candidate will be part of key sales operations team with high visibility. Takes the lead when opportunity presents itself or create your own opportunities that will benefit the organization.
What will you do?
Work closely with global sales managers and LPG leadership team to design and improve regular (weekly/monthly) reporting and tracking mechanisms. Develop commercial intelligence and analyses to understand and improve all aspects of our commercial policy. Increase transparency of global LPD commercial activities and facilitate strategic improvement initiatives.
Leader in developing, improving and executing processes to ensure commercial discipline across LPD. The analyst will help regional sales operation managers develop mechanisms / policies to support commercial management.
Participate on special projects. These projects are far ranging and will involve detailed analysis to justify a specific business aim. The analyst will quickly identify issues and opportunities, establish and lead cross functional teams, develop effective solutions, communicate recommendations, and take actions to meet our business and commercial goals
Plan, facilitate and execute system / functional testing and UAT for projects and enhancements.
Evolve into a subject matter expert who can easily liaise between regional Sales Operations teams and corporate/divisional IT support teams. Identify issues and opportunities, and then implement solutions and enhancements to improve data quality, drive business intelligence, and promote the effective use of the LPD Sales Data Warehouse.
Provide sales information and analysis to support Quarterly Business Reviews, Commercial Review Meetings, Pricing Reviews, and other recurring business meetings as needed.
Expected to work as a member of global IT Business Analysis team and provide frequent input and insight into commercial and financial discussions.
Facilitate meetings with the direct involvement of both stakeholders and developers to gather feedback on requirements
How will you get here?
Bachelors or advanced degree
Deep experience and agility in Excel, Access, and BI reporting tool (COGNOS, SSRS, Tableau etc), and other computational software. General knowledge of relational database systems and SDLC also a plus.
4+ years’ experience in analysis with expertise in different technologies, business areas and application wide analysis
2 +years financial analysis or sales operations experience preferred.
Manufacturing industry experience a plus.
International experience a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
•High attention to detail with outstanding analytical and problem solving skills.
•Proven ability to multi-task and deal with complex and disordered processes and systems.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Willingness to travel up to 2 nights per month
•Experience defining, implementing, and supporting business processes, can translate business needs to specific project requirements for IT technicians. Must regard all activities as processes that can be continuously improved.
•Strong team player with the proven ability to work with a diverse group of people in a geographically dispersed organization.
•Skilled with BI reporting tool (COGNOS, SSRS, Tableau etc) and Microsoft Excel and Access
•Good project management skills
•Can-do attitude with good listening skills
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
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