Category Analyst

Employer
Giant Food
Location
Washington DC
Posted
Jun 14, 2022
Closes
Jun 25, 2022
Ref
15538BR
Function
Administrative
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Category Analyst interprets data, provides recommendationsbased on analysis, and executes plans supporting the strategy and goals of the department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to Giant'shigh-performanceteam andpartnerships both internally andexternally
    • Work cross functionally with internal departments:Merchandising,Merchandise Planning, Marketing, Pricing Strategy,Supply Chain, Financeand Operations
    • Maintain relationships with Giant's Vendor Community to develop salesplans
  • Curate distinctive, customer centric assortment
  • Providedata driven recommendations to identify key points and opportunities that lead to meaningful and relevantconclusions
  • Create meaningful and engaging omnichannel promotions to author Giant's featured assortment
  • Forecast promotional activities and plans in alignment with departmentalbudget
  • Capture and communicate insightsto the appropriate stakeholders


Essential Skills

  • Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of analytical experience in a retail and/or Consumer Packaged Goods role
  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field
  • Proficient in MSL Office Suite (Excel, PPT, Word)
  • Balances workload and priorities
  • Proven success with analytical interpretation of complex data sets
  • Effective and concise communication and presentation skills
  • Precise attention to detail
  • Negotiation ability is encouraged
  • Exposure to with syndicated/competitive data (e.g. Nielsen, IRI) preferred


Job Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Title: Category Analyst
Department Name: Sales and Merchandising
City: Landover
State: Maryland
Education (Highest Level): Bachelors Degree
Job Category: Merchandising