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Business Analyst

Skylark Lasers is at the forefront of the photonics industry. We work with our customers and partners to gain a deep understanding of their needs - connecting the dots between lasers and application to deliver tailored solutions. Our values are embedded into the way we work and we’re always looking for talented and ambitious people to join our team.

Job Description

To further support our growth and development, we’re looking for a Business Analyst to join our innovative team based in Edinburgh. As part of our Sales and Marketing team, you’ll analyse and investigate the market for opportunities and development. You’ll have an analytic mindset and have experience in finding patterns, market trends and identifying growth opportunities. In return, we offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to become an integral part of a rapidly growing business.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyse competitive activity, customers, and market trends

  • Compile, analyse, and report sales data

  • Monitor and evaluate sales performance and operations

  • Identify opportunities

  • Prepare and deliver reports to management with comprehensive risk and impact assessment

  • Provide actionable insights to guide the sales and marketing team

  • Contribute to the development of sales plans and objectives

  • Forecast demand, revenue, and expenses

  • Determine sales potential and make recommendations

  • Ensure our sales database is up to date and accurate

Qualifications and experience

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyse competitive activity, customers, and market trends

  • Compile, analyse, and report sales data

  • Monitor and evaluate sales performance and operations

  • Identify opportunities

  • Prepare and deliver reports to management with comprehensive risk and impact assessment

  • Provide actionable insights to guide the sales and marketing team

  • Contribute to the development of sales plans and objectives

  • Forecast demand, revenue, and expenses

  • Determine sales potential and make recommendations

  • Ensure our sales database is up to date and accurate


Requirements

  • Attention to detail when reporting and completing documentation

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey information to different groups including customers, stakeholders, and technical experts

  • Great organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task and work to deadlines

  • Result-focused, metric-driven with a commitment to tasks

  • Ambitious and eager to learn about our products

  • Must have previous business analyst/sales experience

  • Must be authorised to work permanently in the UK 


Desirable

  • Interested in high-tech markets, growth drivers and market structure, technical requirements and challenges


Salary dependent on skills and experience.

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