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Senior Analyst (Grocery) – Herts. Up to £45k car + bens + bonus

  • Job added:   25 July 2018
  • Salary :   £37000 - £45000/annum Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
  • Location :   Watford
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208314930
  • Company :   CV-Library
Senior Analyst, Europe (Grocery)

£37k - £45k + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

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International Travel ✔ Varied role ✔ Global Industry Leader ✔ Analysis ✔ Insight ✔

Creative Writing ✔ Car Allowance ✔ Annual Bonus ✔ Thought Leadership ✔ Research ✔

Superb opportunity for someone looking for their next career move. Working with this leading company you’ll have the chance to help the grocery industry improve in a multitude of ways. With solid foundations in the UK they are looking to continue their expansion across the international markets. This role is to join the team focusing on the European market, and specifically the discount retail channels in western and eastern Europe. This includes understanding how the discount retailers are changing the markets, from giants such as Lidl, Aldi and Biedronka through to smaller retailers such as Netto, Poundland and Penny Market.

Experience of working within the European grocery / fmcg / supermarket industry or with UK experience and a good command of another European language will be very beneficial.

Your role will be to lead research and play a key role in both the Europe research programme and the Discount research programme, delivering high quality insight on the region and the discount channels.

You will play a major role in contributing to Europe and Discount content on their website and build an extensive network of research contacts to support the work stream. You will track market developments through desk research, field research trips and regular meetings with both retailers and manufacturers across the region.

Discount Supermarkets include Lidl, Aldi, Carrefour, Norma, Vival, (Groupe Casino), Biedronka, Poundland, Penny market etc..

You’ll get the chance to work on various activities such as:

* Providing daily news coverage for the EMEA Markets - A mix of journalistic and creative writing required.
* Contribute to social media presence across platforms & regions. Engaging content & great writing skills are important
* Provide updated content for clients - Accurate information, interesting and insightful, thought provoking
* Provide updated forecasts - Good numerate skills needed
* Develop specific research streams - Good analytical and research skills required.
* Assessing the research needs of customers, meeting industry contacts

There are so many activities in this job that it will provide you with constant stimulation, a varied, changing & evolving role that will require the following skills / knowledge / experience:

Technical skills:

* Strong analytical skills
* Degree level education
* A passion for the retail industry and some experience of working in the food and grocery industry
* Ability to forecast industry trends, including identifying / commenting on the implications
* Strong team ethos and the ability to work cross-functionally or across project teams
* Strong communication skills. You must be able to write in a clear, concise and customer friendly style

Desirable skills / experience... These will give you the edge over your competition for the role:

* Knowledge of a European language (Italian, Spanish, French or German)
* International business experience – ideally within retail, supplier or research/analysis
* Excellent IT skills including strong Excel, PowerPoint & Word
* Knowledge of the discount supermarkets / retailers in UK & Europe

A background in Grocery / FMCG / Supermarket research or provision of data services within the retail food and drink industry will stand you in good stead for this role.

To be successful in this role you’ll need strong people skills, a superb attitude to work with a naturally curious, numerate and analytical mind set

Please send in your CV for immediate consideration.

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