Senior Forecaster - TMT - London

Venator Recruitment Ltd
London (Central)
£35000 - £50000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Senior Forecaster Job Description The Senior Forecaster will work as part of the centralised forecasting and data analysis team. You will be an experienced forecaster with strong statistical, analytical and model building capabilities. You will have relevant experience of developing forecasts for bespoke/consulting projects and have a proven track record of delivering your work on time and to a high standard. The successful candidate will have experience of presenting to senior level executives and be able to clearly demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively to both our internal and external customers. In addition, the position demands that you are able to demonstrate initiative and a flexible yet organised approach to providing forecasts across a range of different industry segments and subject areas in response to changing market dynamics. For this role candidates will be expected to: Produce high quality and on time delivery of key forecasts to internal and external clients Support the Principal Forecaster with delivering bespoke projects and provide assistance in developing the team strategy Undertake development work to assure quality and consistency of forecasts are maintained to high standards. Present forecasts and methodology to internal and external customers Actively participate and develop forecasting models for the mobile, media and broader telecoms markets covering key metrics such as revenues, subscribers and traffic. Carry out research and provide detailed analysis of key metrics for trend analysis of market and technology developments. Work closely with analysts and researchers from other divisions as part of the forecasting and modelling process. Key Skills and Competencies Essential Experience of delivering high quality bespoke projects for clients Proactive with excellent problem solving skills to assure timely delivery of key high quality forecasts Excellent Microsoft Excel model-building skills including VBA Excellent research skills for ongoing analysis and understanding of industry trends and key strategic issues Excellent communication skills 1 or higher in a business, economics, statistics or mathematics based degree Highly numerate with a strong understanding of statistics Strong understanding and awareness of the influence of economic factors on market development Desirable Knowledge of the telecoms and media industries Experience of working with statistical software packages Masters degree in applicable subject Highly literate to provide clear and concise written documents on key factors such as assumptions and methodologies This job was originally posted as