Commercial Category Analyst

London (Central), London (Greater)
To £33,000 plus benefits
08 October 2018
06 November 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Category Analyst

To £35,000 + benefits

Based: Central London



A wonderful opportunity to work as an analyst on a portfolio of high profile brands in the Food and Drink retail world. 


This is an ideal role for a graduate who has made a start to their career as a category or supply chain analyst in a commercially focused retail or manufacturing business, to step up and take on a more challenging role. Working alongside a senior Commercial manager you will help to create commercial plans that deliver sales growth and gross margin improvement.


In this role, you will use a variety of levers such as range improvement, optimisation of price and promotion, upselling and maximisation of the use of space to drive category as well as brand performance. Working closely and effectively with other teams such as Operations, Finance and Purchasing will be critical to your success in the role, so you'll need great teamwork, influencing and relationship building skills. 


Numbers, data and the stories they tell will be second nature to you. Planning, modelling, analysis and reporting will form the backbone of your daily work, so exceptional numerical and analytical skills are essential. You'll need to be comfortable presenting your insights to senior stakeholders, explaining your evidence-based decisions and recommendations confidently and persuasively. Quick thinking, commercial and operational understanding and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure will set you apart from the pack in this challenging and exciting role. 


Client Profile

In a convenient central London location, this business is the number one operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, with over 60 years' experience in creating finest bars, cafés and restaurants in the travel sector.


The Tarsh Partnership is committed to finding the right roles for talented candidates. We are a leading name in marketing recruitment and have significant marketing recruitment experience working with brand management, communications, category management and insight / research specialists. If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles that might be suitable, please e-mail or call one of the team now.

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