Category Analyst - Albertsons & HEB
Bridgewater, New Jersey, , Boise, Idaho, San Antonio, Texas, Tampa, Florida
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The Category Analyst role, supporting 2 key Food customers, Albertsons & HEB, is a key role within the Sanofi Category Management team, with responsibility for tracking, understanding and diagnosing business performance, delivering ongoing reporting needs, supporting assortment & shelving recommendations and providing insight in support of category selling objectives. The role is highly collaborative, providing support across all Sanofi’s categories and working closely with other members of the Category Management team, the Account Management team, Sales Strategy, and the broader Commercial Strategy team. The Category Analyst has a passion for data-driven insight and customer partnerships, helping to build compelling category sales stories that drive alignment with the retailer to generate mutual growth opportunities.
Leveraging syndicated data to deliver weekly and monthly reporting dashboards, maintaining and evolving the dashboards as needed over time
Delivery of weekly POS reporting with supporting insight
Tracking business trends and impact of changes to Assortment, Merchandising, Pricing and Shelving activities to identify issues and opportunities
Lead development of line review content for all categories, in partnership with National Account Manager and Sales Strategy
Development of selling presentation content for the sales team, from a category perspective
Development of data-driven insight-based recommendations by leveraging retailer, syndicated consumption data, loyalty data & consumer panel data
Development of customer-specific Assortment, Merchandising, Pricing and Shelving (AMPS) recommendations
Providing Sales Team with analytical support to develop insights into category issues and opportunities
Bring creative thinking and a solution mindset to the team, proactively identifying opportunities for growth
Leveraging Assortment Management tools to conduct assortment analysis by category and brand
Builds planograms and analyses shelving opportunities, leveraging virtual reality software
Partner across the Category Management team to share best practices and learnings
Perform other ad hoc duties as required
Live into Sanofi’s Play to Win culture
Minimum of 1-3 years of proven delivery in CPG, preferably within OTC/Healthcare/Personal Care.
Strong business acumen; comfortable in analytics and highly proficient in Excel and Powerpoint
Excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to identify potential solutions and communicate them effectively
Experience utilizing Nielsen or IRI syndicated data, customer loyalty data and consumer panel data, with the ability to analyze and evaluate several sources of data to develop actionable insights
Food Channel experience preferred
Ability to bring outstanding interpersonal skills (including excellent oral and written communication), strong problem-solving skills to any discussion with colleagues and/or customers
You are a learner - always seeking to improve yourself, your team, and the world around you
You thrive on direct, honest, and supportive communication
You are always thinking about how to help the teammates around you excel
Extremely organized, dependable, and self-motivated with the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
This role will work remotely in the US. Qualified candidate must currently be located in the US. There is no visa sponsorship available for this position.
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