Assistant Data Analyst - Category Management
Job reference: 99037BR
Global Brands is a cross divisional organization of Walgreens Boots Alliance that aims to give WBA retail businesses as well as global partners a sustainable competitive advantage by combining great brands and innovative products with unparalleled commercial expertise and consumer insight. Global Brands is comprised of three pillars Global Insights & Best Practice, Global Consumer Brands and Global Sourcing and Manufacturing - that work in close partnership together to ensure a collaborative, successful and truly global platform to give the businesses clear competitive advantages. Products in the Global Brands portfolio include Soltan, No 7, Well at Walgreens, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle and Boots Pharmaceuticals.
Overview of the role
As a Category Management Assistant Data Analyst you will play a central role in the Category Management team, working with Boots UK Retail teams to turn raw data and fragmented, multi sourced information into meaningful insight, understanding both the bigger picture and detail. To succeed you will be passionate about delivering analysis solutions for a leading global retailer.
Deliver end-to-end category analysis with your experience of analysing large data sets through SQL or similar
Prepare retail lever analytical tools to manage and evaluate commercial decisions for price, range/distribution and supplier/brand
Coordinate and curate a suite of automated reports and text file based trend information to support each category project
Work with a wide range of stakeholders across our commercial and insight teams in Boots UK
With your passion and curiosity for retail, our markets and competitors you will produce competitor insights from market competitor audit activity.
Continuously maintain and develop insight best practice to build and share category management capability with the commercial teams across Boots UK .
Our Ideal Candidate
Our Data Analysts work in close collaboration with all members of the Category Management analyst and coaching team, along with specialist insight teams and category, brand and merchandising teams. Strong interpersonal and relationship skills, combined with a can do attitude and desire for data accuracy and rigorous analysis is key to success. You will have sole responsibility for particular category projects e.g. Baby, Skincare, Pain Relief, Cosmetics for either Boots UK.
You will have
A keen interest in how retail works and in the Boots business in general.
Ideally 1 years commercial experience in an analytical role
To (preferably) be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a numerate discipline preferably Statistics, Mathematics, Marketing or Business Studies with knowledge of business analysis, marketing or similar disciplines.
To be computer literate and skilled in using Excel spreadsheets and Power Point (working knowledge of lookups, pivot tables and charts would be an advantage).
Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and presentational skills
Whats in it for you?
The Category Management team is a great place to immerse yourself in the Boots business and understand our Customers more than ever before. We support the whole Boots UK business and International Retail teams in providing great information and insight to support business decisions. This role is a great opportunity for you to truly make a difference to Boots UK category performance, with opportunities for personal and professional development in our immediate team and across the business.
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