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Category Data & Analytics Executive

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: Negotiable per year

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: FMCG
  • Contact: Leah Ross
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 30 November 2023
  • Job Ref: 52472_1698745844

Are you ready to make a significant impact in the world of data analytics and insights? We are currently working with a top Food Production company and they are seeking a dynamic and driven individual to join their team, playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of the Category Strategy.

The Role:

As the Category Data & Analytics Executive, you'll be at the forefront of the data-driven decision-making process, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure shopper and consumer insights remain central to their strategy.

  • Collaborate on developing and executing the UK's Category Strategy and Data Vision.
  • Maintain and evolve the integrated data platform by working closely with third-party data providers.
  • Become the 'super user' for visualisations and reports from third-party data sources to identify actionable insights and drive team efficiency.
  • Be the primary contact for third-party data providers, resolving data-related challenges and user queries.
  • Manage the monthly coding process for New Product Development (NPD) to ensure timely delivery.
  • Provide administrative support for managing Category data spend.
  • Sole responsibility for monthly analysis and reporting, ensuring accuracy and prompt delivery.
  • Proactively improve all reports and maintain an accessible data and insights library.


  • A degree in Data Science, Analytics, or related field (or equivalent).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong analytical and data interpretation abilities.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • An understanding of Category management (beneficial).
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in a simple, understandable manner.
  • Experience with business visualisation tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, etc.).
  • A strong desire to succeed and gain experience in a commercial environment.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and a "Can Do" mentality.
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Passion for food and a willingness to learn about the commercial environment.
  • Eager to challenge and be challenged in all aspects.

If you are interested, please apply now!