Senior Analyst, Sales Strategy & Planning
Company: 0036 Tyson Sales and Distribution, Inc.
Posted on: September 20, 2023
This role is a key member of the Sales Strategy & Planning team
developing and executing the national sales strategy and fiscal
year plan for the Retail Poultry categories. The Sr. Sales Planning
Analyst reports to the Director of SS&P, primarily interacting
with the Sales Planning Managers across the team, as well as
colleagues in the business unit/brand marketing, sales, category
management, and supply chain teams. Primary responsibilities orient
around tracking and analyzing brand category performance,
merchandising and distribution monitoring, forecasting, trade fund
management and the potential for ownership of a small customer
category or regional business. The Sr. Sales Planning Analyst role
is a great development opportunity allowing for solid experience
working in a team based cross functional environment. There is
significant exposure to building and executing strategies for
leading national brands along with bringing that vision to a highly
sophisticated selling organization. Self-starters with strong sense
of ownership are desired in this role. Innate curiosity, along with
the willingness and ability to learn quickly are valued.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Tracks reports and analyzes the performance of the category brand
and key products through internal data and external syndicated data
platforms. Actively provides insight and analysis to reveal
marketplace strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
through the lens of 4Ps guidance (product, pricing, promotion, and
placement). Forecasting inputs based on intelligence from key
customer teams focusing on merchandising, distribution, pricing,
and innovation . Supports sales and category planning process
providing fact-based insights and developing priorities that result
in optimal outcomes for the organization. Key point of contact for
connecting field sales teams to the internal business unit. Ad hoc
responsibilities and work on overall sales strategy and planning
group initiatives and platforms with desire to actively build a
stronger team and organization. Provides key input to demand and
financial forecasts, manages ad-hoc category requests and projects
as necessary. Model behaviors that support the Tyson Foods 5C s
leadership principles. Establishes, nurtures, and maintains
productive working relationships with key external and internal
- Education: Bachelors Degree required and transferrable work
- Experience: 2 plus years of relevant experience in customer
trade marketing, sales marketing, sales analytics, or category
management in the CPG industry.
- Computer Skills: Expert level competency relative to syndicated
analytics, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint. Significant experience
with IRI or Nielsen syndicated data strongly preferred.
- Specials Skills: Analytical skills; demonstrated ability to
synthesize complex information and make recommendations. Critical
thinker. Multi-tasking and ability to prioritize in fast paced
environment with little direction from management.
- Communication Skills: Communication and interpersonal skills;
ability to collaborate with sales organization and internal BU
Supply Chain partners.
- Travel: 1-3 trips per year.
Relocation Assistance Eligible:
1ST SHIFT (United States of America)
Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting
your application to provide additional information to be considered
Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race,
national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
We provide our team members and their families with paid time off;
401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and
prescription drug benefits; and more.
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