Category Analyst

Job Order #: 15831533

Tewksbury, MA 01876

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 11/16/2021

EXPIRES 2/14/2022

Job Description

Local company looking for a Full Time Category Analyst in Tewksbury.

Position Summary:
Our Sales Analytics team has multiple opportunities to join our pack. Our Sales Analysts report to the Director of Sales Planning and Customer Experience. Our Analysts are responsible for forecasting, productivity analysis, Plan-o-gram development, database management, and will work closely with members of the Sales Team as well as other Sales Analysts within the broader Sales Team.

We are currently working remotely, and effective 1/10/22, we will return to the office with a hybrid work model of (3) days in the office and (2) from home. Our Analysts will have the opportunity to work in either our Tewksbury or Boston office locations.

Position Description (Responsibilities):
Lead the team in identifying, consolidating, analyzing, and understanding the business trends and providing direction based on the analysis
Convert sales information into business intelligence that will drive revenue and profit for the team
Analyze and validate consumption/POS data to understand current consumer and customer trends
Lead the strategic analysis of both customer-provided and syndicated data to drive assortment, merchandising, pricing, and shelving decisions (including Plan-o-gram development)
Conduct post-promotional analysis and share learnings across the sales and marketing organization
Implement tools that ensure volume and demand connect at the customer ¿ IE forecasting, merchandising event planning, and consumption models
Champion business needs for your accounts and train, coach, and develop the extended team to ensure objectives are met
Assist in the creation of tools along with your sales counterpart to coordinate timely forecast accuracy and communication to all levels of the organization
Communicate crucial market, trade, and competitive information on a timely basis

Position Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Business or Finance, or a related degree or experience
Familiarity with syndicated data: IRI, Nielsen, as well as customer-provided point of sale (POS) data preferred. (Will consider professional experience in similar data management processes)
Proven ability to manage and ensure compatibility of large data sets across multiple platforms
Can provide examples of how you translated financial and syndicated data into forward-looking action plans, recommendations to your team.
Experience building solid sales Return on Investment (ROI) analyses
Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to drive results
Have expert level skills using Microsoft Excel (SUMIFS & Pivot tables) and intermediate skills in database management tools (Microsoft Access) and processes
Well-organized and able to manage multiple competing and shifting priorities and deadlines
Strong written and verbal communication abilities
Sees challenges as opportunities
Displays professional demeanor at all time

Preferred but not required:
CPG experience is a major plus (internships or full time)
Experience with data visualization tools such as Power BI
Experience with Shelf Plan o Gram Software a plus (JDA/Blue Yonder in particular)
Experience with CRM tools and data in the CPG industry

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