Business Insights Manager

Date: 19 May 2023

Location: Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 4TZ

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.


Business Insights Manager
Location: Hemel Hempstead (Hybrid)

At Britvic we are on a journey to become the world’s dynamic soft drinks company, building iconic brands that are loved by consumers. With a strong position both in the UK and internationally, we are looking to build on our success to date with ambitious global growth, taking our existing brands to new markets, innovating into new opportunity spaces, and acquiring new brands to extend our portfolio reach.
About the role:
As Business Insight Manager, you will ensure that channel, category and commercial plans are grounded in fact and genuine insight. You will provide an external view of performance, both retrospective and future-focussed, that helps define the 3-year channel strategy and ensures Britvic are targeting the most valuable opportunities. You will be the go-to expert on the external data and insight for your stakeholders.
The GB Business Insight team has three Business Insight Managers, one per channel (Grocery & Discounters, Convenience & Impulse, Foodservice & Licensed), reporting into the Senior Business Insight Manager. The team sits within the wider Value Strategy team with a dotted line into the Global Insights function.
On a day to day basis you will lead & manage Britvic data and insight strategy alignment to GB priorities for the Grocery & Discounters channel. You will generate genuine insight about our brand and competitor performance based on external inputs as well as support the retail commercial planning process (AOP), including market mapping, the setting of channel targets and forecasts review, state of the nation, and opportunity identification.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  1. Commercial experience, with experience of working in insight/ data – client or agency side 
  2. Experience working on FMCG brands in either Category, Insight or agency team (food & beverage sector desirable but not essential)
  3. Strong numeracy skills and ability to interpret data from a range of data sources (continuous and adhoc)
  4. Ability to articulately deliver data – observation – insight – action/ recommendation, with clear reasoning and judgement, and demonstrating strong commercial acumen
  5. Good communication skills (written & oral) with an ability to influence others across different levels within an organisation
  6. Experience of application of core continuous insight sources (e.g. Kantar, Nielsen, IRI, CGA, brand tracking) to identify key issues and opportunities
  7. Strong analytical skills – ability to triangulate multiple sources of information to reveal compelling and actionable consumer insights, and to translate insights into actionable recommendations. 
  8. Strong communication skills (written & oral) with an ability to tell simple and compelling stories that make an impact and inspire action in others. 

This is an exciting, fast paced role within a great team that will give you the opportunity to enhance your strategic thinking and shape the future of an iconic area in soft drinks. In return, we can offer you a rewarding role with the opportunity to lead change, working with talented individuals in a vibrant business, combined with a strong package and excellent benefits.  

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