Marcher Markholt
Commercial Operations Analyst

Jabra (GN)

If you want to know more about the job
you can contact:

Dorthe Jensen
dorthe@marchermarkholt.com

Lars Holm Marcher
lars@marchermarkholt.com

Commercial Operations Analyst for Jabra (GN)

To drive industry leading operational governance and support outstanding sales excellence for the Retail & Online sales organization, we are looking for an openminded, strategic and critical thinking Commercial Operations Analyst, who, in close partnership with national and international stakeholders, will play a significant role in commercial process improvements and strategies.


About Jabra and GN

Founded in 1869 with a truly innovative and global mindset, employing more than 6,000 people, and listed on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen, GN makes life sound better. The group builds on 150 years of expertise, capabilities and insight to produce some of the best and most innovative audio devices in the world and is today a global leader in intelligent audio solutions. They honor their legacy with world-leading expertise in the human ear, sound, wireless technology, miniaturization and collaborations with leading technology partners, helping people all around the world to hear more, do more and be more than they thought possible.

GN provides products and solutions to users in 100 countries across the world, marketed by the brands; ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra, BlueParrott. In an ever-smarter world, the group relentlessly works to transform lives through the power of sound. Their unique portfolio of medical, professional & consumer audio solutions, and the deep research and development expertise behind this range of products, gives their brands unprecedented advantages in the med-tech, hearables and intelligent audio field.

Through its Jabra brand, GN Audio is a world leader in intelligent audio solutions. Jabra develops and markets a broad range of wireless headsets for users in call centers and offices, but also true wireless headsets for sports and noise- cancelling headphones for commuting.

Jabra is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark, has sales offices around the world and employs approximately 1000 people.


The position

Entering the position as Commercial Operations Analyst, you will join Jabra’s Commercial Operations function, an integral part of the Retail and Online (R&O) sales organization, and have extensive interaction with stakeholders in the EMEA sales region as well as with internal functions such as Finance, Operations, Marketing and Data Excellence. In close partnership with your team, you will play an essential role in operating the commercial governance processes and proactively provide critical business analyses to support decision making and to ensure that the company continuously achieve and exceed their sales targets.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Running the monthly governance process for R&O in the EMEA regions, including account and product forecasting, promotion planning and management reviews

  • Weekly and monthly performance reporting to the global sales leadership

  • Accountable for driving cross-functional alignment between sales regions and HQ supporting functions

  • Being the subject matter expert of the R&O governance framework through a strong understanding of the interdependencies between different systems, processes and data sources

  • Supporting global R&O projects through business analyses, forecasting and ad hoc tasks

  • Assist in analytics related to overall business planning and business development focused on the execution of operating plans, market performance metrics & business performance

With a strong ability to identify root causes of problems, generate and evaluate creative solutions and with outstanding stakeholder management skills, you will be the generalist and analyst behind Jabra’s commercial and sales strategies. You will work with a large cross-functional interface in an informal, transparent and relaxed working environment at the Jabra’s HQ in Greater Copenhagen.
 

Your profile

As the ideal candidate, you have a degree in Finance, Business Administration or Management and comes with minimum 2-3 years of experience from a commercial planning role, e.g. sales operations, pricing, finance, demand planning or similar. You are used to interacting with a broad range of both national and international stakeholders, and with strong interpersonal skills, you thrive working in a global setting with different people at all levels of seniority within the business. Hence, you possess excellent communication skills in English verbal as well as written.

By nature, you are curious and openminded, have a keen desire to learn new things and are thereby not afraid of taking on new challenges. With great self-motivation and a proactive mindset, you are determined and result-oriented and never abandon a project before the goal is reached. Your work approach is structured and organized; hence you easily plan and structure even complex tasks and business operations.

To succeed in the position, you possess strong analytical skills, a profound financial understanding and a high level of business acumen, and even though you are both an induvial project starter and closer, you are aware of the way of success is through great teamwork.

Moreover, to succeed in the position, you bring:

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and data management and if you have experience with Qlik, Kinaxis and SAP, it is seen as a great plus

  • High level of system literacy

  • Solid retail experience

  • Experience in managing various stakeholders across different departments such as finance, logistics and demand planning

  • A demonstrated record of meeting commitments and delivering results

  • The capability to understand and analyse complex situations utilizing data analysis and systems thinking as well as experience with financial reporting and analysis

  • Experience with customer segmentation, trends and tendencies within your industry

At last, with a great drive and high ambitions, you are eager to take part in Jabra’s exciting growth journey.

Interested?

Marcher Markholt handles the recruitment process; If you want to know more about the job, please contact Dorthe Jensen by mail: dorthe@marchermarkholt.com or Lars Holm Marcher by mail: lars@marchermarkholt.com.