Insight Manager

YO43 4BU, York
Dependent on experience
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title

Insight Manager / Analyst


Garrick Farm, Howden Road, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Yorkshire, YO43 4BU

The Organisation

We are a privately family owned, Fresh Food manufacturer & grower making an impact on the FMCG market. Our organisation is family owned, and has been since 1965. We are fast-paced, exciting, dynamic and due to rapid successful growth our organisation is seeking a new exciting addition to the Technical Team, based at our Howden growing and packing site in the heart of East Yorkshire.

The Technical Team

Our small but friendly, newly formed Commercial Team have been built to deliver a world-class service to our customers and drive sustainable growth for our business. Our Commercial Team ensure when we are faced with sales decisions, we don’t just go after the money. We analyse, inspect and assess to ensure we have the best products in the marketplace that give us the competitive advantage. We stick to very high standards in the industry and are renowned for our ethical approach to sales.

The team work incredibly hard and fast paced on the latest innovations in mushroom product development and technology. They are incredibly flexible, tenacious and have bags of personality and always ensure they develop their product knowledge and industry insights to future proof the industry and drive statistics and reports to give insight into a category.  This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation who are pushing the boundaries of innovation in their sector.

The Role

We are expanding our Commercial team and this addition is to enhance the insight in our category for the commercial benefit of the business. We are looking for individuals who are able to engage with the product and its packaging to understand costings, statistics and the mushrooms marketplace. This person will have a real flair and passion for discovering the latest products out there and be excited about analysing them and presenting their findings.

They will have an understanding of the process of packing and growing mushrooms and use this insight into understanding the consumer needs and the products available. They will conduct market research into consumer trends and present these back to the Commercial team to drive sales and business. This will also, in turn drive strong customer relationship with our bravado and knowledge of all things mushrooms.

You will understand the challenges of mushroom growing, distribution and innovation and research industry findings on this. The successful candidate will be able to suggest and deliver innovative customer analytics that help shape our business. In this role the successful candidate will undertake analysis project work and report using presentations, statistics and factual findings from the marketplace.

As an Insight Analyst your duties will be:

  • Complete analysis and present back clear commercially focused results and findings
  • Identify commercial analysis opportunities within client's business and the marketplace in general.
  • Keep abreast of new developments and applications of statistics in our and our client's industries and our industry.
  • Know what the retailers, wholesalers and food service marketplaces are doing and report back.
  • GAP / SWOT / PESTLE / analysis for our business, marketplace and competitors.
  • Identify personal training, career growth, development needs and opportunities in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
  • Work on and suggest improvements to existing solutions as well as manipulate and preparation of data for analytical purpose


The Hours

Monday to Friday although some weekend work may be required to conduct projects for our customers.


Half hour for lunch unpaid

Two fifteen minute breaks paid.

Pay & Benefits

£Dependent on experience.

Contract Type

Permanent / 40 hours per week.

Hours dependent on production yields and overtime will be required in peak seasons.

Full Time / Part Time

Full Time

Any other information

Reporting into the General Manager / Commercial Director .

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