Category Analyst - Consumer Products

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: May 24, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 221829
  • Consultant: Trevor Baker
  • Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods
Category Analyst - Consumer Products

As one of the top manufacturers in their category, our client is a major Canadian success story! With locally manufactured products selling through every market channel, our clients has diversified to satisfy every taste of their devoted customer base. Offering best in class brands, programs and customer support, they set themselves apart in the commercial delivery of their products through superior service and retail execution. Due to the growth of their Marketing Team, our client is adding a Category Analyst to drive their performance. The successful candidate will conduct thorough market analytics and provide insights to the sales and marketing team. You will develop strategic marketing initiatives through market data evaluation in order to identify trends and opportunities.

Some of what you will do in this role includes:
  • Developing category management solutions for key partners and customers
  • Supporting ROI/Promotional analysis by working with Sales, Marketing and Finance teams
  • Developing a sales dashboard which provides a picture of revenue trend pricing vs competitors, competitive activities, customer mark-up/tax changes, distribution coverage and market share
  • Providing assistance to with supplier presentations and market trends and insights
  • Work with data bases, analytical tools responsible for providing a clear picture of competitive advertising and identifying issues /opportunities
  • Tracking competitive activity through brand, segment, and supplier reporting
You should have the following in your background to apply:

  • Post secondary education
  • Experience in business analytics in CPG, beverage/alcohol or an otherwise relevant industry
  • Experience with ACNielsen SPACEMEN, COGNOS, Oracle Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Outstanding communication skills – you must be able to clearly communicate your results in a clear and meaningful way to end users
If this sounds like a role where you could excel, apply today!