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Sr. Trade Strategy Analyst

Location: 

Mississauga, ON, CA

Req ID:  460
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

 

The incumbent is responsible for driving trade spend optimization to help the commercial team profitably ‘win more decisions’ and ‘partner to win’ with retailers through fact-based persuasive selling.  S/he will also be responsible for enhancing the customer planning process and leveraging analytics to optimize the efficiency of our trade investments.   

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Trade Optimization & Strategy

  • 4P Planning: Promo Review
    • Assist with the business development and planning process, proving analysis & recommendations regarding customer & category mix, and overall trade planning.
    • Work with sales team to understand individual account profitability and drivers and assist in developing plans to improve individual account margin and/or overall business.
    • Utilizing the PLATO Reporting, TPA & TPO modules, support the development of efficient sales & trade strategies by:
      • Tracking current trade programs & performance.
      • Analyzing & interpreting results of trade strategies & spending to identify business opportunities.
      • Developing strategic recommendations to drive trade efficiency and/or savings.
  • 4P Planning: Customer Negotiations & ‘Asks’
    • As necessary, provide analysis to support customer negotiations:
      • Identify & quantify risks.
      • Provide analysis to quantify & prioritize opportunities for counter-negotiation.
  • Adhoc / Opportunity-Based
    • Work with the Leadership Team, Sales & managers in completing various adhoc projects and assignments to address specific conditions and situations as required.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • College/University Education, preferably in Business or Economics.
  • 1-2 years of prior CPG experience, with focus in Trade Marketing/Revenue Management (preferred), Sales or Finance.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office skills (specifically Excel) and Business Objects.
  • Results oriented analytical thinker with strong problem-solving abilities
  • Proven multi-tasking abilities, strong initiative and adaptability to change.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to Influence the decision-making process.
  • Ability to successfully work within and promote a team environment.

Edgewell endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment & selection process.  Please contact Krystine Jankowski at 905 363 2708 or at Krystine.Jankowski@Edgewell.com

 

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