Catergory Analyst (Data Analyst)

Competitive Salary plus Benefits
16 May 2018
13 Jun 2018
Carla Lindsay
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, part of a Group of successful food manufactures the UK are seeking a Category Analyst to provide support to the Category Manager, thus providing direction to the strategic planning and direction of the business. 


Your responsibilities will include,

-Looking at historical and current trends to make decisions on the direction of the category for short, medium and long term

-Provide support to the Commercial Teams, to highlight issues affecting sales 

-Evaluate data using the following factors, range, distribution, price, promotions

-Monitor Sales, waste and In-stock

-Report on social media and online sales channels

-Review competitor websites and social media platforms to assist with recommendations

-Provide support to assist with seasonal range decisions

-Work with the Supply Chain teams to drive service levels

-Assist in planning Summer/ Winter ranges

-Support with promotional reviews


You will have;

  • Experience within an analyst role, possible supply chain or category management
  • Analytical mind set and the ability to interpret large volumes of data
  • Strong IT Skills, working with spreadsheets, Excel and other bespoke software
  • Have excellent communications skills both written and verbal
  • Experience using Retail Link, Kantar and Nielsen data systems is advantageous
  • Presentation skills


Days of Work- Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm with flexibility as required

You will be based in Leeds, and travel to Shropshire 2 days a week (All accommodation and expenses are paid, plus car allowance)

Key Words- Planning, Planner, Support, Production, Operations, KPI’s, Data, Analysis, Excel, Budget, Forecast, Category, Supply Chain, Nielsen, Retailer

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