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Category Management Analyst

Route Networking Group - Boise, ID


Our client's mission is to create simple solutions for our client’s complex problems. They are seeking an experienced business analyst to help us in our quest. As a member of the company's Analytical team, you will be focused on helping us solve problems by analyzing multiple data sources with the objective of identifying meaningful trends to determine category strategy and opportunities for our clients. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with all levels of management to gain in-depth understanding of our strategy and services. From day one, you will have impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of our organization and a lasting influence on their growth plans.

Objectives of this Role

  • Improve, execute, and effectively communicate analysis that identify meaningful trends to determine category strategy and opportunities for our clients
  • Assist the team in development and execution of category reviews, shelving, and modular plans, provide market insights through collection of relevant local and global market trends and shopper research techniques
  • Participate in regular meetings with management and clients addressing issues to identify and implement fact-based solutions to support the overall objective

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Gathers data from various sources, interprets the data, analyze results using analytics, research methodologies, and statistical techniques
  • Provide detailed category and brand insights and presents information to a variety of stakeholders
  • Creates executive summaries from data with clear and concise presentations
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes and implementing changes
  • Takes ownership with accomplishing new and different requests and explores opportunities to add value
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Will support the Analytics Manager in all functions of the category management process

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Mathematics, Business, Marketing, Management, or related field
  • Advanced analytical skills with experience collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating abundant information with accuracy
  • 1-5 years’ experience within consumer goods, category management and/or trade marketing experience
  • Experience with or knowledge of consumer behavior and insights is preferred
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ability to present findings in a polished way
  • Proficiency with dataset analytics (using Excel, Power BI, etc.)
  • Experience utilizing data: POS, Panel, Assortment Optimization, and other consumer-based data providers (IRI, Nielsen, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with innovative approach to business planning

Travel Requirements

  • This position will travel occasionally (10-15%)

Posted On: Friday, December 4, 2020

Tagged: Analytics

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