Senior Analyst, Customer Strategy & Planning - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-29
Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Chicago
Illinois
United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary
A Senior Analyst maintains data and reporting to support the sales function. Gathers data through multiple sources to create reports in order to support sales reviews, customer business reviews, trends, pricing, and item distribution. Creates and runs reports utilizing advanced Excel skills to perform complex analytics that drive insights and actionable items. Resolves outstanding issues with little or no guidance. Assists with trade management and forecasting.
Position Responsibilities
Contract Management
Create, track, submit and adjust contracts if needed
Maintain trade events in Trade Management tool if needed
Finance & Analytics
Assists with investigations and documentation of post-audits
Utilizes syndicated data (i.e. IRI) and appropriate tools to identify trends in market share and distribution to drive the business
Monitor Customer Service Center accuracy with trade events
Research deductions
Report and analyze on planned versus volume variances by utilizing trade event analysis reporting; post event analysis
Assist team in developing incremental promotional programs that drives volume and profit
Administrative
Coordinate meetings with National Account Managers/Key Account Managers on forecasting, training on systems, and post promotion analysis reviews
Retail/Sales
Acquire ad circulars (AdView) if needed, has access to AdView
Create and update complex reports using raw data
Assist with planning by providing current sales trend information, analysis and insights to support development of the team’s customer plan
Act as the central point of contract for the Customer Supply Chain Center as it relates to both order/pricing and deductions
Other
Provide guidance to others regarding account details and troubleshooting
May attend customer calls and/or manage a small number of customer accounts
Lead the analytical efforts for the team, providing development and training for the sales analysts to strengthen their skills sets
Seen as field expert with corporate team. May assist corporate team/departments with higher level data gathering or problem solving
Provide direct or indirect leadership to broader sales analyst team
Provides training on Conagra systems to new team members
Position Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance or related field required
Minimum five years in broker or sales support role
Proven ability to gather, coordinate and manipulate data to support business analysis and decision making
Proven ability to troubleshoot problems
Ability to make recommendations for solutions based on information gathered and analyzed from the systems previously mentioned
Ability to make sound decisions and take action on them independently
Aptitude for transferring knowledge to other analysts and willingness to lead and teach
Strong attention to detail and accuracy of data entry
Full understanding of the total business process and procedures with strong business acumen and broad understanding and experience across the majority (or all) of Conagra Brands platforms/pillars
Understanding of the customer with ability to identify potential business risks and/or opportunities
Advanced technical, report running and analytical abilities
Some travel required
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Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.