Vacancy details

Kirkham, Preston, Lancashire, England

Category Analyst Vacancy

New category analyst role now available in a well establish category team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to get their foot on the category career ladder! Hybrid working, office based in Kirkham, Lancashire.

Role Purpose:

  • To provide consumer, shopper and category insight to support the creation and delivery of the Foods Division category vision and plans. 
  • Manage and circulate market trend reports to the wider business in a readable/usable format
  • Maintain market databases and manage data quality and coding
  • Interpret and utilise category data to grow sales, by interpreting the key trends and dynamics shaping the industry and the wider implications for the category, our brands and competitors.
  • Manage relationships with strategic partners including Nielsen, Kantar, Dunnhumby, MCA, HIM, Shopper Research agencies etc. 
  • Lead or support cross functional category insight projects (internally and externally) alongside multiple stakeholders.
  • To work with Category, Shopper, Sales and Marketing to support strategic objectives with the retailer, providing data and insight.


Education & Experience:

  • Experience working with large datasets or in an analyst role would be desirable but not essential.
  • Successful candidates must be confident using IT in particular Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be analytical and data driven.



  • BUPA Wellbeing Cash Plan
  • Corporate Gym Membership at Ribby Hall
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Discounted on-site canteen
  • Annual Bonus scheme

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