Strategy Analyst

Job description

Pupil are looking for a full-time Strategy Analyst to join our team. The role requires a range of analytical and research skills to drive the growth of the business. This is a multi-faceted cross-functional role requiring someone comfortable with ambiguous problem solving, resilience and the skills and experience to rapidly conduct analyses.

Pupil’s success to date has been down to the skills, hard work and determination of the brilliant people we have hired. Right now, we're seeking an ambitious Strategy Analyst to work directly with our Leadership team and across the business (growth, business development, operations, finance) and both operating internally and externally. This is an incredible opportunity to be “in the room” and connect the strategy and the implementation in an intensely analytical and data-driven business. You can be sure you will learn a lot. Pupil looks for individuals able to grow and develop in their roles. The Strategy Analyst will need to immerse themselves across multiple business lines to conduct analyses to support the growth of the business. As such the role will have multiple responsibilities including:

  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses that support the sales, finance and operations functions.
  • Create and deliver standard business reporting across the business.
  • Create analytical models to understand market opportunities, refine pricing, and new product and service opportunities.
  • Conduct research, acquire and analyse data to support analyses.
  • Provide regular (weekly) reporting to the C-Suite and Senior Leadership.

Job requirements

The ideal candidate should be comfortable in a fast-paced technology environment and be familiar with a wide range of analytical models, frameworks and tools to be able to rapidly deploy those skills. The core requirements include:

  • Demonstrable experience (minimum of 3 years) working in an area like strategy consulting, corporate finance or a strategy function in a relevant industry (like tech, media, recruitment or consumer goods)
  • Strong numerical/analytical skills
  • Demonstrable experience with SQL, Python, and R.
  • Able to build complex excel models and create compelling slides
  • Strong work ethic, drive and passion to get things done, even with limited resources
  • Entrepreneurial, practical attitude to solving problems or growing a business
  • Good written and verbal communicator and able to establish strong relationships at all levels, internally and externally
  • Well organised, detail-oriented and able to project manage and prioritise multiple projects; happy to get hands dirty and juggle!
  • High level of integrity/discretion around confidential projects/deals