Business Analyst-Key Account Manager-Loblaws
Posted on 2/13/2024
INACTIVE
Upfield

1,001-5,000 employees

Global leader in plant-based spreads and foods
Company Overview
Upfield, the world's largest plant-based food company, is a pioneer in its industry, leveraging its extensive experience since 1871 to drive innovation and deliver superior quality products. The company's commitment to a "Better Plant-Based Future" reflects its dedication to health, sustainability, and positive change, making it an ideal workplace for those passionate about these values. With iconic brands such as FLORA, RAMA, and COUNTRY CROCK under its umbrella, Upfield's industry leadership is evident, offering employees the opportunity to work with established and trusted products.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2018

Headquarters

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

11%

2 year growth

14%
Locations
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Management
Business Analytics
Data Analysis
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Sales & Account Management
Product
Requirements
  • Proven leadership and strategic planning abilities
  • Strong financial management, organizational and analytical skills
  • Knowledge and/or direct analytical experience in CPG and with relevant software/portals/platforms
  • Advanced PC knowledge (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Excel expertise is an asset (pivot tables, formulas)
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Nielsen/LDIA data management and/or trade/customer management experience is an asset
  • Working knowledge of English and French is an asset
Responsibilities
  • Provide team leadership and support best practices in order to grow the business
  • Support the Team Lead on the business with daily, weekly, monthly & quarterly business data, analytics & insights to solution generations. Along with Adhoc Requests
  • Support in the account presentation building and delivery where required
  • Support in the monthly merchandising Plans, Submissions and Grid Development, with analytics, dealsheet validation and approval in Loblaws’s JDA System
  • Support in the monthly forecasting process, drive business analytics to ensure improved forecast accuracy
  • Manage the internal administration of the desk, including Best In Class Forecasting/Exceedra (Trade Promotional Management System) & deduction management
  • Possible direct sales management of smaller banners and or categories within Loblaws (Fortinos/SDM)
  • Support annual business planning for assigned Customer(s) incorporating brand plans, category management and shopper insight
  • Manage Retail Banner Priorities process of Loblaws
  • Manage the Loblaws Listing Portal “Article Workflow”
  • Support account level trade spend in conjunction with the Team Lead to support Upfield’s overall objectives and strategies within agreed parameters
  • Smaller region account management
Desired Qualifications
  • Flexibility to respond to shifting priorities in a proactive and positive manner
  • Strong collaboration and a sense of team
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written