Commercial Implant – M&S

Sales & National Accounts
UK Wide
Posted 6 months ago

Our client is a well established food manufacturer who are looking for a Commercial Implant to work with thier customer M&S to review and identify opportunities to drive profitable sales growth and cost savings for both parties. As you will be expected to travel between our client and the M&S head office, the location of candidates is open.

Key Accountabilities and Responisbilities

  • Drive sales and profitability across product range through detailed analysis and actionable recommendations
  • Granular focus on product ranging including:
    • Ranging PIRs – actively tracking and reviewing impact of all changes
    • Analysing performance and making recommendations to both teams on distribution opportunities
    • Delivering insight on optimal product range for each planogram
    • Understanding and quantifying impact on profitability for both teams
  • Product and event performance analysis including:
    • Ongoing product level analysis
    • Promotional and event PIR process management
    • NPD insight and performance analysis
    • Process improvement
  • Proactively working on in store waste reduction and availability, in line with M&S category standards
  • Working alongside the Category Manager to generate clear insight for site and the customer. Obtain insight from IRI platform, Kantar and MIM and deliver key findings
  • Ensure regular site and store visits (both customer’s estate and competition)
  • Become a key member of both the customer and site teams, where trust and integrity are paramount to the position. Positively represent the business to the customer
  • Act as liaison between both businesses to ensure clear communication and timely delivery of actions
  • Work with other retailer-based roles (VMI’s) with both parties to build shared learnings and develop a ‘best ways of working’ approach.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience of forecasting and food retail processes
  • Knowledge of M&S systems a big advantage
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • Proactive
  • Commercial acumen
  • Commercial and customer focus
  • Attention to detail critical
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Powerpoint a plus
  • Ability to prioritise and effectively time manage
  • Team working and networking
  • Ability to manage relationships
  • Problem solving and decision making

For more information on this role apply below with your CV and one of our consultants will get in touch for a confidential conversation.

Job Features

SalaryUp to £35k
LocationLocation Open

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