Providing vital analytical support to our Buying function on pricing, marketing and promotional activity within the industry.
Using your exceptional analytical skills, you will play a key role in delivering advice and insight to your stakeholders that will ensure they can drive action and achieve a strong commercial outcome. With a good balance of planning and reporting skills, you will coordinate the set-up of new promotions and marketing activity, ensuring a consistent approach is followed and the critical path is adhered to. Delivering reports accurately and on time, with commentary that is unambiguous, you will provide key insights into competitor activity, putting processes in place to ensure that data is checked regularly to ensure a high degree of accuracy is maintained.
The ideal candidate for this role will
- Have a very strong analytical and numerical preference
- Have the ability to bring simplicity to the complex
- Be confident, proactive and inquisitive in your approach
- Relish the challenge of finding new and better ways to do things
- Have exceptional computer skills, especially in working with Excel
- Have a strong understanding of the Buying and Merchandising functions