Category Analyst | Retail

24 Seven UK
£28k - 31k per year
25 Jan 2018
22 Feb 2018
Category Analyst
Mira Myllyniemi
Job Type

Client Overview:  

My client, a fashion house, selling clothing, footwear, perfume, leather goods, watches, eyewear and polo shirts.

Position overwiew:

This role will ‘Business Partner‘ the Global Category off calendar projects and own the Planning and Analysis process end to end. You need to be an analytical and pro-active individual who will work in the Global Category team to assist in the building of the future vision of the brand and react to current gaps in market.  


  • Responsible for standardised and ad-hoc Category reporting and analysis
  • Create and maintain historical sales data reports to help identify risks and opportunities in the category range building.
  • Able to identify improvements for reporting requirements through best practises sharing and maintain suite of reports.
  • Set up excel reports for Regional team’s requirements to support Sales analysis and Regional forecasting at SCO level.
  • Analyse quarterly sales data and produce and circulate appropriate sales analysis reports to support the measurement of the category performance.
  • Review, analyse and measure Regional forecast to actual orders and report back findings to commercial and category managers.
  • Create effective working relationships with commercial teams to gain continuous range and sales feedback

Needs to have

  • Excellent Excel Skills and experience in Word and Powerpoint
  • Reporting Ability
  • Data base System experience advantageous 
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional business
  • Ability to work with commercial representatives
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multilingual business






Needs to be

  • Team player
  • Self-sufficient and comfortable working with a minimum of supervision
  • Dedicated to maintaining high standards & accuracy
  • Good communicator
  • Pro-active, open-minded & have a flexible approach
  • Very organised and able to prioritise & handle multiple tasks during working day
  • Passionate with vision






Measures of success

  • Key project deadlines met
  • Appropriately communicates any risks and escalates where appropriate
  • Seeks solutions and delivers better ways of working

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