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Space, Range & Display Analyst

Posted: 5 Aug 2021 Closes: 2 Sep 2021
Paddington, United Kingdom Competitive plus benefits
Permanent & Full-time MAS_4752M

Job Description:

M&S Food is changing, and fast! We are undergoing one of the biggest transformations in retailing today to build a bigger, better, fresher food business.

From Percy Pig to the freshest M&S Select Farms produce, we grow, source, and develop our own products to give our customers family-ready food that's unbeatable on flavor and innovation.

We need motivated people who are ready to bring their whole self to work and give it their all in a fast-paced team committed to being the best. After all, this is not just food… This is M&S Food.

The key focus will be to produce analysis to drive the business forward allowing SRD to fully utilise available tools and data.

Key accountabilities and measures
  • Provide range and space analysis to SRD and Trading teams, with the purpose of improving commercial performance (sales, margin mix, waste, stock loss, gross profit).
  • Build and maintain suite of Power BI reports that provide detailed information across the food group.
  • Embed use of checks and reports across SRD.
  • Ensuring tools and checks are completed inline with relevant checkpoints and pathway.
  • Sharing knowledge and best practices across the SRD function.
  • Develop and prepare reports and insight for key partners to monitor performance, as well as presenting and illustrating findings. Delivering a step change in team reporting output.
  • Work closely with partners to fully understand requirements and provide collaborative solutions based on a commercial and analytical understanding.
  • Become an advocate for crafting a data driven business by illustrating the power of analytics and reporting.
  • Work collaboratively with the other analysts in the team to build a growing analytics environment where knowledge and ideas are shared.
  • The main point of contact for SAP/Q interface issues with JDA, fixing any issues to avoid store range drop outs.
Key skills
  • Excellent analysis, interpretation and problem-solving skill.
  • Good presentation skills and partner management.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to work in a team or as an individual.
  • Enthusiasm and desire to learn new tools and techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of Power BI with experience of building dashboards.
  • Experience with using SQL to extract large quantities of data.
  • Knowledge of BlueYonder/JDA and/or Space, Range & Display, NPD and Supply Chain processes desirable.
Key relationships and partners
  • Space, Range and Display team
  • Category teams - Heads of trade, Buyers etc
  • Customer insight team
  • Supply Chain teams
  • Retail Teams
  • I.T/TCS
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