Commercial Analyst

New Zealand, Auckland /
ZURU Toys – Commercial /
We reimagine play, every day. At ZURU, we are designing iconic toys for the next generation. Our team are on the lookout for the ‘big kids', creative forces, those passionate about innovation, great personalities, dedicated specialists, and lovers of life to join our cause to create the world’s best toys.

Come and be a part of creating magic for kids the world over, our products include top-selling Mini Brands, Bunch O Balloons, Smashers and X-Shot. Our team are specialists in their areas and are constantly looking at ways to break new ground – without huge hierarchies or paper pushing.

Get to know us a little better by checking out our company Instagram @lifeatzuru

We are looking for an experienced Commercial Analyst to provide actionable insights that support our Commercial and Sales teams to optimise business performance and achieve ZURU’s overarching sales and profitability targets.

How You'll Make An Impact

    • Lead the development and implementation of ZURU’s global quotation tool.
    • Lead all reporting and insights served from the quotation tool, including quote status, quote conversion rates, pricing and how these ranges and prices impact profitability.
    • Ensure the quotation tool is optimized and all relevant inputs are kept live by respective teams.
    • Prepare monthly analysis on impacts in margin breaking these down into relevant buckets ie price, COGS and product/ customer mix.
    • Prepare ongoing analysis of competitor pricing and market trends to support new product development and country managers with their in-market pricing strategies.
    • Identify market/customer range gaps, work with Commercial and Sales teams to follow the status on gaps and support in providing innovative solutions.
    • Support the Commercial team with relevant analysis so they can prepare strategies for their respective brand portfolios including case studies.
    • Drive the development of best-in-class category reporting utilising NPD data.

What You'll Bring

    • 3-4 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Deep experience in building and recommending pricing strategies and understanding the impact of these on profitability.
    • Ability to multi-task and be able to set priorities, stay focused, and set clear milestones.
    • Highly analytical with the ability to navigate a large volume of information and refine it into actionable strategies
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills in particular Excel
    • Basic proficiency in business intelligence software including Tableau and BI

At ZURU we are on a mission that is bigger than any one of us. To achieve this, we have created a high-performance culture that is designed to foster greatness and are building an exceptional team. We believe a great workplace is a team working towards ambitious goals, where you learn quickly, perform excellent work, improve fast and have fun while you’re doing it. We have a culture where incredibly talented people are empowered to do their best work every day. We love being on a world-class team that is making a difference.

What ZURU Can Offer You

We recognise that ZURU’s success stems from our people and you can only be at your best when you are looking after yourself. ZURU encourages all our team members to invest in their well-being by providing an array of benefits and tools.

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Health & Well-Being Benefits | Global Opportunities | Surrounded by an A Player Team | Competitive Remuneration | Furry Office Friends |

ZURU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or another legally protected status.