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Category Merchandising Analyst Meat & Seafood – Kensington

Employer
Whole Foods Market
Location
Kensington
Salary
Competitive salary including bonus 
Closing date
21 Nov 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
Category Management, Merchandising
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Category Merchandising Analyst Meat & Seafood – Kensington

Founded in 1980 as one small store in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market is now the world’s leading retailer of natural and organic foods, with more than 500 stores throughout North America and the United Kingdom.  Here at Whole Foods Market we remain uniquely mission driven:  To Nourish People and the Planet. 

We have an exciting new opening within our regional office in Kensington for a Category Merchandiser within our Meat & Seafood Team to help develop category goals & strategies and product assortments across the category.

The Main Responsibilities for Category Merchandising Analyst, Meat & Seafood – Kensington

  • Supports category, merchandising, promotional and pricing strategy development, analysis and execution.
  • Supports assortment planning, including supplier line reviews, assortment analysis, stakeholder collaboration, item planning and forecasting.
  • With guidance, engages with support team and other stakeholders to translate assortment plans into merchandising plans and help with project execution.
  • Plans and executes logistics for key events including supplier line reviews, supplier meetings, sampling events, etc.
  • Maintains list of supplier contacts and supports supplier communication
  • Maintains and updates appropriate system content and helps with other documentation and reporting as assigned.
  • Facilitates information sharing between all applicable stakeholders.
  • Assists with category reset and revisions processes, promotional support, samples and sample room maintenance and with data management as needed.
  • On-boards new regional suppliers and assists suppliers with vendor, distributor and item set up.

The ideal candidate for Category Merchandising Analyst, Meat & Seafood – Kensington will have:

  • Ability to deal effectively and comfortably with various stakeholders.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills.
  • Previous category management
  • Able to read financial reports, spot business trends and assess underlying drivers of results.
  • Familiar with financial goals and guidelines.
  • Demonstrates a desire for continuous learning.
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and listening.
  • Understands necessity of tailoring communication to meet audience needs.

What we offer in return for Category Merchandising Analyst, Meat & Seafood - Kensington:

  • Competitive salary including bonus 
  • 25% team member discount  
  • We will match up to 7% of your pension contributions 
  • Season ticket loan 
  • Perk Box 
  • 28 days holidays Inc. Bank Holidays 
  • 7 days additional leave increasing 1 day per year for 1st 5 years  
  • Cycle to work scheme 

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you, send your CV to our Regional Recruiter today by using the 'Apply' button.

 

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Founded in 1980 as one small store in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market is now the world’s leading retailer of natural and organic foods, with more than 500 stores throughout North America and the United Kingdom.  Here at Whole Foods Market we remain uniquely mission driven:  To Nourish People and the Planet. 

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