Global Commercial Analytics Manager

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Job Introduction

The Global Insights & Analytics team sits within Global Marketing, and play a key role in delivering on marketing’s vision to ‘put people at the heart of our brands, building them for enduring fame’.

The purpose of the insight and analytics team is to make the business more human, to create value by bringing the outside in.

The role of the new analytics team is to put analytics and insight at the heart of our business and shape how we make sure it is our brands that consumers choose to drink at all the best occasions in their lives.

The Commercial Analytics Manager will be one of the core roles that establishes how we do this, with the opportunity to really get involved working with teams across the business to establish best practice processes, world class reporting and analytics and brilliant insight into the business.

Main Responsibility

To pioneer the use of analytics and data within the commercial community, embedding the use of key reports into the key business rhythm meetings.

To establish basic best practice around the use and management of commercial data, for example setting up key performance reports and establishing benchmarks.

To be the central point of ownership of commercial data and analytics, feeding high level insights into the brand and commercial teams to inform plans and activations.

Gather insights from our internal trade promotional platforms to drive insights into the business rhythm across brand & commercial planning.

To inform the 5 year and annual planning processes by delivering analysis on the optimum use of A&P across brands and countries.

Our Ideal Candidate

Has both deep functional expertise with regards data management and analytics (Power BI, Excel, Dev Ops & SQL) as well as brilliant business management skills with the ability to drive engagement and change through clarity of thought and presentation. Excellent data mining skills with previous exposure to and a clear understanding of commercial data (E.G. CRM, trade and the P&L) and analytics will also be key.

Has previously developed and launched reporting and analytics into a medium / large business.

Is a resilient self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity in a fast paced business environment and who can work on their own initiative.

Is able to prove an ability to bring disparate data sources together to create powerful reports that deliver insight and depth. Creative in approach to problem solving – with an ability to look beyond immediate barriers to find solutions.

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plans.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.
  • Due to the coronavirus outbreak we are keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees, while continuing to protect our product. To reduce the risk access to our sites is limited to those essential to our production. All other employees are currently working from home.  

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

We want to make sure that all applicants are treated equally. To support this we will anonymise all applications during the screening stage. Details such as name, dates and educational establishments will only be visible to the recruitment team and hiring leader once an applicant is invited to interview, these details are hidden during the screening stage. To be able to anonymise applications they all need to be in the same format. You can upload a CV but we would also ask you to complete an application form – your CV will not be visible during screening. We hope you agree that this is good use of your time to help ensure a fair recruitment process.

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