Company Profile: Balkan Finance Investment Group, BALFIN Group, is one of the most significant and successful investment groups in the Western Balkans region. Geographically, BALFIN Group is present in Austria, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro and the Netherlands, employing approximately 6,000 people. The activities of the BALFIN Group comprise the development and management of real estate, retail, mining industry, banking, tourism, energy, logistics, etc. BALFIN Group is growing steadily, having a positive impact on the communities through economic development, employment opportunities, innovation and social investment.
Job Position: Retail Business Analyst
The position includes conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses including customer behavior, retail trends, etc. It includes assisting with new brand implementation, providing analytical support to maximize product performance, conducting merchandising and financial analysis, analyzing sales reports, and evaluating retail performance, and making recommendations.
Calculation of investment, return of investment, project cost follow-up etc.
Together with finance departments of Group companies secures proper project cost allocations, securing that expansion costs are covered by individual brands and not falling into group cost centers, unless decided differently.
Responsible for organizing and analyzing data from available data sources to support retail reporting, projects, and initiatives
Responsible for managing deliverables, including new item, coverage, merchandising objectives, voids/chronic out of stocks, and other project requests
Responsible for creating analysis, recommendations, and presentations to support retail business expansion initiatives and projects
Responsible for the development of standard templates, scorecards, and benchmark capability across brands and region
Present retail analysis to both internal and external contacts
Responsible for providing support and proposes recommendations for improvements to tools and information used within retail analytics
Responsible for reviewing POS information, generate sales reports and analysis, and complete detailed product set up forms
Responsible for performing data segmentation analysis to support existing/ new brands performance.
Provide support for retail business development team by performing analysis of activities (on systems, products, processes, and/or procedures) to improve core functions, growth, and profitability
Partner with key stakeholders to analyze, test, and launch new initiatives to increase product penetration.
Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience in marketing/retail analysis
Experienced with analytical/reporting tools and skillful in creating reports, recommendations, and presentations
Ability to perform statistical modeling and data extraction, and provide insights and business recommendations through presentations, reports, and analyses
Effective communication both orally and in writing, problem solving skills
Ability to handle several projects simultaneously, prioritize effectively
Work conditions: Balfin Group offers an attractive benefit package, including fair remuneration based on merit and performance evaluation.
To apply for this position, please submit a CV and a Motivation Letter HERE.
* All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality according to the law No. 9887 set by the Albanian Parliament for the "Protection of Personal Data". Only the selected candidates will be notified.