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Analyst - Supply Chain/Fresh Produce

  • 24000-28000 Per Annum
  • Tonbridge, Kent
  • Go Resource Group
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This role is an exciting position within the Fresh produce sector (Fruit). It would suit an analytical professional with supply chain experience -looking to further their career and make a real difference.KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS*To support the Category Manager and sales team by communicating appropriate recommendations based on accurate data analysis, both internally and externally and to company timescales to drive sales performance and build strong retailer relationships*Weekly demand forecasting for the marketing meeting, taking into account market trends, retail prices, promotions and BG volume share by retailer.*Detailed analysis of market share data (Kantar). Creating summary reports from raw data for circulation within the business and to the customer base highlighting and explaining key findings.KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS*To support the Category Manager and sales team by communicating appropriate recommendations based on accurate data analysis, both internally and externally and to company timescales to drive sales performance and build strong retailer relationships.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES*Weekly demand forecasting for the marketing meeting, taking into account market trends, retail prices, promotions and BG volume share by retailer.*Detailed analysis of market share data (Kantar). Creating summary reports from raw data for circulation within the business and to the customer base highlighting and explaining key findings.*Bespoke EPOS data analysis to explain Kantar reports for M&S and Sainsbury?s.*Preparing in depth retailer review content, analysing retailer performance and market share movements, and presenting findings confidently and with authority at external meetings.*Compiling EPOS data accurately and methodically into analysis spreadsheets.*Promotion and retail pricing analysis. Analysing effects of in-store promotions and provide data to support future planned activity.*British Summer Fruit data analysis tracking BG volume share and communicating internally.*Compiling monthly board statistics showing total market volumes and BG volume share.*Store visits as required : to review and obtain evidence of product display and marketing techniques in operation. Address ranging problems and measure availability. Feedback findings internally and to customer base.*Help to run research projects to ascertain opportunities for the category. Bring these opportunities to life with recommendations to increase category sales.*Increase industry knowledge by attending IGD / Kantar / FPJ / Organic conferences etc*Ensuring effective communication with trading managers and Sales Director in the appropriate tone and manner.*Regular project work which will extensively involve the use of Excel and data analysis.*Other ad hoc duties as required. PERSON SPECIFICATION1.Evidence of experience working in a comparable role.1.Very strong IT skills, including Excel1.High level of accuracy, and someone who always checks their work1.Analytical and numerical skills1.Very good organisational skills, prioritisation and time management to meet deadlines1.Good interpersonal skills, ability to relate to others and be a positive influence.1.Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges1.Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion1.Well developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees1.Creativity1.Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate1.Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries1.Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests1.Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 15/05/2019 08:58
  • Reference: GOP13