Category Analyst

Recruiter
Arlington Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Category Analyst

Manchester

£30,000 to £35,000

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join an established, fast growing, market leading FMCG distribution business. The company is constantly exploiting new opportunities that require enthusiastic, passionate and capable people to support them in this growth.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have broad commercial experience, ideally with a mixed merchandising and analytical background. Experience in the following areas preferred;

·Demand / forecast analysis

·Analysis of In Season Trading utilising customer stock & sales models

·Supply chain management and processing

·Range analysis & planning

·Sales account management and/or coordination

·Advanced Microsoft Excel, including data modelling, lookups and pivot tables

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE

·Grocery supplier portals

·E-Commerce

·Procurement supply chain processes

Main Purposes of the Job

Analysis of customer retail sales data with appropriate recommendations on sales patterns, stock and forecasts.

Support for the preparation of presentations and bids.

Daily, weekly and monthly reporting related to sales business metrics, workflow, planning, and forecasting and KPI performance.

Person Specification

Strong team work

The ability to operate independently against prioritised requirements

The ability to be able to manage simultaneously a number of complex issues and continue to support driving the operation in the right direction.

Someone who can work well under pressure in a calm manner, and doesn’t get distracted from the end goal.

To be a self-starter with energy who is able to consistently deliver a high quality of work in a dynamic environment.

Someone who has the ability to operate and communicate with both customers, internal colleagues and senior directors in the business.