Category Analyst

05 / 07 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Sales / Sales Analyst


About Glow Lab:

At Glow Lab, they believe body care should be both natural and effective. Their formulations are crafted from nature and enhanced with scientifically proven ingredients, ensuring their products deliver real results. They are proud to be a cruelty-free brand, developed here in Auckland New Zealand!

The Role:

Glow Lab are looking for a Category Analyst to join their team. Based in Saint Johns, with occasional travel to other sites, you will report to the General Manager of Sales and Marketing. Your primary responsibility will be analysing data to provide insights that support sales and marketing decision-making. This role involves identifying growth opportunities, optimising pricing and promotional strategies, and helping to deliver demand forecasts to enhance business performance through their promotional management system Cauself.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify trends and opportunities for category improvement.
  • Provide actionable insights and recommendations to support the company strategy.
  • Develop and maintain KPIs for sales performance.
  • Assist Business Managers in preparing category reviews.
  • Assist with the Monthly Demand Review process, including Pre-Demand and Demand Review meetings.
  • Compare current forecasts to previous ones and budgets, identifying gaps and providing reporting tools.
  • Conduct promotional scenario planning, develop multiple forecasting scenarios, analyse results, and present findings.
  • Prepare and deliver regular sales reports to track performance and support business decisions.

Key Experience:

  • Experience performing in-depth category analysis using internal and external data sources (e.g., IRI, Quantium).
  • Experience with Power BI and Promotional Management business tools advantageous.
  • Able to analyse data to optimize pricing, promotional strategies, and shelf planning.
  • Has previously collaborated with the sales team to incorporate risks and assumptions into demand forecasts.
  • Has been in a similar position within FMCG in a Category/Trade Marketing Analyst capacity.

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to work with a leading, innovative body care brand.
  • Privately owned NZ business with great culture.
  • Competitive salary and flexible working.

Get in touch with Bethany Taplin on 021 309 136 for a confidential discussion.

  • Leading NZ owned and operated FMCG business
  • Diverse Category role in a flexible work enviroment
  • St Johns, Auckland location

Apply now