Category Analyst

Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are seeking a Category Analyst for a full-time opportunity with our client in Staten Island, NY.

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Works cross functionally across the company to assess internal and external

 

trends across vendors, categories and brands in an effort to maximize sales.

 

Further, the analyst works externally with store operators to assess business

 

trends. In this role, the associate is mastering syndicated data and internal BI

 

tools.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Generates weekly, monthly and quarterly Sales and Gross Profit trend reports

 

Completes Brand Planning / Vendor Planning & General Business Review Strategy

 

planning session, utilizing proprietary tools.

 

Performs SKU Optimizations by department & category to ensure maximum efficiency of

 

shelf space and produce velocities.

 

Generates a host of syndicated data reports (via IRI) to help identify trends and generate

 

alerts for merchandising.

 

Creates and distributes Weekly Sales Trends graphs based on Key Food s major

 

Promote Groups.

 

Creates Demographic Profiles of new stores based on U.S. Census data.

 

Scorecards progress of Vendor Shelf Set & SKU Op Program.

 

Oversees Competitive Price Check Process acting as liason between Retail Audit

 

Vendor and Merchandisin

 

Produces  MSA Store Compliance reports on bi-weekly basis to monitor store

 

purchase behavior.

 

Produces Ad-Hoc Data & Insights requests across for Sr. Management, Store Owners

 

and internal Cross-Functional partners as requested

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

 

Bachelors degree in Finance, Marketing or Business

 

 

PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

 

Three (3) to five (5) years in Consumer Package Goods and/or Grocery retail industries utilizing Syndicated Data (IRI, Nielsen) is mandatory.

 

Ability to interpret data and transfer into selling opportunities

 

Excellent communication/presentation skills

 

Excellent analytical skills

 

Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills

 

Familiar with Shelf Management software and techniques

 

Working knowledge of computer systems designs

 

Previous experience with merchandising systems (i.e., Catalina, Qlikview) a plus

 

 

 

Qualified candidates should submit a word formatted resume to Cheryl.blumenberg@harveynashusa.com.

 

 

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Position Id : 928-1
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