Category Executive / Category Analyst

Category Executive / Category Analyst

  • Location

    North West London

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    c.30,000 + bonus + benefits

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8967

  • Job ref:

    086655 - FMCG/HD-L

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


A leading FMCG manufacturer in the North West London area is currently seeking a Category Executive / Category Analyst to be responsible for analysing the business category data to turn into insights and actions that will drive the company growth.

The successful Category Executive will work collaboratively with Marketing, Commercial and NPD to deliver insights that support range development, brand penetration growth and recipe improvement plans.  This is an exciting role with a growing business where you will have opportunity to influence all elements of key commercial decision making.

You will ideally have 1 - 2 years Category Analysis, Data or Shopper Insights experience within an FMCG or similar environment.  Any understanding of retailer EPOS & Loyalty Data platforms (e.g. IRI, Nielsen, Kantar, Dunnhumby, Nectar) would be advantageous.

Category Executive / Category Analyst responsibilities include:
Manage the Category reporting by customer, category, range & SKU.
Deliver actionable, data driven insights to the Commercial team.
Deliver shopper behavioural analyses.
Category Strategy - using data sources to identify long term category expansion and growth opportunities.
Manage the accuracy of category data platforms through database maintenance and category SKU coding.
Key category metrics reporting.
Deliver weekly category updates and monthly performance reviews.
Commercial and Marketing insight support.
Manage business database.

You will be highly numerate with an analytical mind-set and familiar with the use / manipulation of data. You will have an understanding of MS Excel Pivot Tables & PPT Personal and be able to create data and present with enthusiasm. You will be motivated, confident and willing to learn.

Application via CV

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