Planning Analyst

MEM Recruitment is pleased to be recruiting for a Planning Analyst to join our client based here in Milton Keynes.

The role is offered on a temp to perm basis, with a salary of £22,000 per annum. The candidate will directly report to the planning manager based in Weybridge.

Overall Job Purpose:

Under general supervision, responsible for performing simple to moderately complex data analyses that require the limited exercise of judgment. Assist in developing, interpreting, and implementing financial and non-financial business concepts including planning, trending, forecasting, and business modelling.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and maintaining financial and quantitative analyses from customer service operations to support decision-making process.
  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis and/or breakeven analysis for various assignments to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Review a designated percentage of processed environmental taxes for accuracy in accordance with government standards.
  • Collaborate with service operations to gather operational and financial information, including but not limited to operation costs, productivities, and other business updates, to provide periodic key operational index update.
  • Coordinate the development of budgets for the organization by providing information and assisting staffs and administrators in budget preparation, implementation, and control.
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc business reports for upper management as well company headquarters and other subsidiaries.
  • Summarize on-going business development/issues from management meeting and escalate internal communication with responsible department/management.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Able to work collaboratively with internal stakeholder through confident communication & presentation skills.
  • Ability to work to fixed deadlines (month end financial reporting & business objectives).
  • Quick learner with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (macro, match, index, look ups, logic formulas, pivots, active charts and data links).
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (PowerPoint and Word)
  • 24 months minimum of data reporting and analysis experience

Personal Attributes:                

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good networking skills and abilities
  • Good organisational and administration skills & attributes
  • Highly focussed and capable of sustaining a fast pace in a dynamic environment
  • A self-starter, able to work with little or no supervision
  • Completer finisher – able to be resilient to drive issues through to a successful customer focused solution
  • Good judgement – able to make practical and realistic decisions within scope of responsibility
  • Able to solve business and customer related issues
  • Be equally comfortable generating operational ideas and solutions and delivering and implementing action plans
  • Proven commercial acumen and ability to achieve commercial objectives
  • Experience of working within a performance management environment – KPIs and Service Level Agreements
  • Able to be flexible and develop quality, customer-focussed targets and service

If you would like to apply for the above position, please register your interest below, or email the contract manager directly on Jim.Burnside@mem-recruitment.com

MEM Recruitment Milton Keynes
C.B.X. 2, 372 Midsummer Boulevard,
Central Milton Keynes, MK9 2EA

Call us on 01908 231723

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