Senior Marketing Analyst Needed in Durban

Serial No: 123551
Location: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - View on map

We are urgently seeking a Senior Marketing Analyst to join the Marketing and Pricing Department for a Client in the Courier industry.

Location: South Africa

Salary & Benefits

  • ZAR 680,000 p/a
  • Benefits package available


The Role

  • Provide on the job training to Analysts and Associates.
  • Research and develop accurate forecasts which allow operating and administrative units to develop annual and long-range resource plans based upon projected volumes and revenues.
  • Analyse marketing, revenue/yield and operating data utilising statistical and computer modelling techniques, both at a standard reporting level and through own initiative.
  • Synthesise economic data by sector; possible competitive action including service, pricing and recommends actions in response.
  • Incorporate all relevant economic, competitive and internal variables into computer models for analysis.
  • Develop flexible computerised forecasting system which enables the quick generation of accurate forecasts both centrally and locally.
  • Develop computer models used for analysing pricing proposals; develop conceptual models and validate key parameters. Searches for revenue opportunities and improvement
  • Develop competitive intelligence systems for the acquisition, synthesis and analysis of key competitive data and probable competitive strategic thinking
  • Use technical expertise to initiate maximum use of market research analysis using mainframe systems in conjunction with models through outside Agencies.



  • Marketing/Communication-related degree
  • MBA/Postgrad qualification is an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills at the appropriate level
  • User experience of relevant software/database/systems
  • Macro views/ opinion of the business environment
  • Experience in written communications
  • Experience in written communications + formal verbal communications, presentations
  • Has designed and conducted primary research
  • Has performed Market and Business Analysis
  • Has broad vision of the current situation and future position of industry and players
  • Accurate and numerate
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and local language
  • Experience in using Project Planning tools and theory
  • Able to apply cause and effect relationships
  • Project and process Leadership skills including delegating
  • Experience in writing and communicating a clear marketing brief
  • Strong decision-maker
  • Able to write a Marketing plan
  • Agency management experience
  • Budget planning
  • Negotiation skills


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