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Senior Analyst, Sales Strategy & Planning

Company: 0036 Tyson Sales and Distribution, Inc.
Location: Springdale
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details:

Position Summary:

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 stakeholders.


  • Education: Bachelors Degree required and transferrable work experience preferred.
  • 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:

    Work Shift:

    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 for employment.

    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.

    CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here .

Keywords: 0036 Tyson Sales and Distribution, Inc., Springdale , Senior Analyst, Sales Strategy & Planning, Sales , Springdale, Arkansas

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