Category Insight Analyst Manager 8/23/2016

Confidential Company Indianapolis, IN

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28933309
AJE Ref #
575963743
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

Data AnalyticsMine data from various data sources including, but not limited to: IRI/Nielsen syndicated data, internal salesreporting systems, Wal-Mart Retail Link POS, customer data, and other research* Compile, organize and summarize data to effectively communicate findings to our teams
* Develop and deliver standardized reports on a continual basis
* Data Synthesis and Insight
* Provide category management insights to business partners/teams including things like SKU assortment, pricing, promotions and new product launches by providing shopper, category, and brand analytics that supports a particular strategy or recommendations for our retail customers
* Deliver thought leadership in the development of impactful fact-based sales presentation that communicate business opportunities and recommend action plans

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Communication* Serve as a business partner and build relationships using strong communication skills to influence strategies to the benefit of the category
* Serve as a liaison with cross-functional teams in preparing reports and drawing insights from consumer and category data
* Work cross functionally and collaboratively with Sales, Marketing and Product Development teams
* Manage outside vendor contracts and relationship
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* EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
* 4-yeardegree in Marketing, Finance, or Management, MBA desirable
* 5years of experience working with analysis of syndicated data (i.e., IRI, Nielsen, Internal salesreporting systems)
* Prior experience in a consumer package goods or syndicated data services environment

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES* Solid category management technical skills (e.g., assortment planning/optimization, space management, category business planning, syndicated POS data extraction and synthesis, etc.)
* Strong Computer Skills -Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint
* Proven ability to provide analytical data of IRI/Nielsen sales data and reporting tools, Syndicated Consumer Panel Data and Retailer POS data
* Ability to communicate effectively, integrate insights from multiple data sources and weave into an integrated insights story that leads to business actions
* Able to demonstrate significant depth in analytics and leadership

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SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

DIRECT: Insights Specialist* EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
* 4-yeardegree in Marketing, Finance, or Management, MBA desirable
* 5years of experience working with analysis of syndicated data (i.e., IRI, Nielsen, Internal salesreporting systems)
* Prior experience in a consumer package goods or syndicated data services environment

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

* Solid category management technical skills (e.g., assortment planning/optimization, space management, category business planning, syndicated POS data extraction and synthesis, etc.)
* Strong Computer Skills -Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint
* Proven ability to provide analytical data of IRI/Nielsen sales data and reporting tools, Syndicated Consumer Panel Data and Retailer POS data
* Ability to communicate effectively, integrate insights from multiple data sources and weave into an integrated insights story that leads to business actions
* Able to demonstrate significant depth in analytics and leadership