Sasol Job Opportunities – Analyst Marketing

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Job Description:

To support the Polymers Sales and Marketing team in the delivery of business objectives, in decision making and strategy development and execution through providing insight and interpretation of market intelligence, analyst reports, relevant global reference databases, and industry trends. Candidate will be responsible for analysing of data and information, and reporting on external and internal business data and information. To produce reports on market intelligence and business performance. Candidate will also be mentored in the area of product management and product strategies, and will be given exposure to the market and customer and industry interactions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compile and distribute standard reports with market indicators and metrics to various teams in M&S (frequency and content to be agreed with sales managers and market analysts).
  • Compile and co-ordinate the weekly sales tracking reporting tool.
  • Market sector analysis and segmentation.
  • To deliver Marketing support to the different Sales Channels to enable the Sales team to deliver on Sales targets and Customer Service by adopting both a Sales channel and Product approach to the market.
  • Compile and distribute ad hoc reports on topics of interest to various teams in M&S (content to be agreed with sales managers and market analysts).
  • Ensure governance and compliance in data storage and document control.
  • Ensure continuous improvement and embrace the use of new technologies in the way information is presented and reported.
  • Support members of sales teams with studies / analysis as required.
  • Ensure business information is accessible to M&S management and team.
  • Ensure all business databases are updated and maintained as and when required (e.g. import statistics, rebate deal information, netback and profitability reporting)
  • Alert management and team to any developments or trends in external environment which might impact on the business.
  • Support the Senior Marketing Manager in the updating and review of controlled documents, policies and procedures.
  • Capture, structure and maintain all M&S business data (not housed in business systems) and information in a logical and structured manner.

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of polymer production technology, products and applications will be an advantage
  • Strong analytical capability to apply existing knowledge set to the Polymers industry
  • Proven ability to interpret, synthesize and summarise detailed commercial and market data. Strong numerical aptitude and attention to detail essential
  • An understanding of polymer markets as well as the petrochemical industry

Qualification & Experience:

  • Cross-functional experience highly preferred (i.e. commercial, technical, manufacturing, planning, supply chain)
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience in polymers or related fields such as chemicals and energy
    University Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

Job Details:

Company: Sasol

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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