Business Analyst

Job Terms:
£225 per day(PAYE Inside IR35)
Start date:
Posted By:
Shivika Upadhyay
12 months

Job Description:

Client is seeking a highly analytical, proactive, collaborative and creative Business Analyst who will serve as a member of the Business Messaging Group in EMEA.

The Business Analyst will work cross-functionally (e.g. partnership sales, business operations and programs) with the primary objective of enabling the EMEA team to make effective, analytically-driven and strategic operating decisions. The focus of the position will be to track and evaluate revenue and programs performance, improve efficiency through automation and process improvements, and undertake analyses to identify short and long term growth opportunities in the EMEA region.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the Business Platform, possess strong business acumen and stakeholder management skills, intellectually curious with a growth mindset, and able to move fast amidst ambiguity while keeping focused on high impact priorities. He/she will be strategic yet operationally strong. 


  • Performance Tracking and Reporting:
  • Determine information needs of EMEA team necessary to make day-to-day operating decisions and optimize processes to enable accurate reporting at a regular cadence
  • Keep a strong pulse on performance metrics, initiate root-cause analyses and drive regional business reviews
  • Support the goaling and quota setting process for the Business Messaging Group in EMEA

Performance Analysis:

  • Identify trends and levers for growth based on robust analyses to formulate regional go-to-market strategy recommendations
  • Rigorously measure outcomes of go-to-market programs; propose and execute on iterations to maximize ROI
  • Serve as an analytical partner to EMEA leadership by scoping and executing on different strategic and operational asks to advance the business

Automation, Efficiency and Scale:

  • Develop and maintain tools that EMEA team can use to extract data / insights for daily business management in an automated manner
  • Identify and execute on opportunities for efficiency, productivity uplifts and scale through automation and process improvements
  • Invest in enablement of the EMEA team to facilitate effective adoption of tools and processes

Opportunities for Advancement:

  • Unique opportunity to be a part of a hyper-growth business in one of the largest technology companies today and play an integral role in shaping go-to-market strategies in EMEA
  • Potential to work with large, complex datasets and advance technical and analytical skill sets
  • Potential to advance knowledge of sales operations and business operations
  • Direct access to leadership and employees across multiple areas of the company

Minimum Requirements

  • 3-5 years as an analyst or in an analytical role (e.g. management consulting)
  • Strong proficiency in querying large, complex datasets using SQL and analyzing data using Excel
  • Strong proficiency in building business intelligence dashboards
  • Strong proficiency in translating findings into PowerPoint presentations
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability with experience providing actionable business insights from data
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop and present technical content to senior audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and drive initiatives in a cross-functional, cross-cultural environment

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience automating tasks and/or developing web applications using Python
  • Experience working with sales teams

Client Description:

Our Client is the largest social media company in the world. They have substantial B2B and B2C advertising and media platforms, as well as a nonprofit initiative. With the mission of bringing people together, they now boast over 2 billion users, and are rapidly developing as they influence the world around us.

Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.