Kiddylicious Category and Insight Lead, UK
Monday - Friday (9am to 5pm)
Kiddylicious was built on the firm belief that great taste is the key to developing a positive attitude to food in later life. So, we work hard to develop yummy, nutritious options that are specially created for weaning babies, tiny tummies and growing children.
We’re proud to say that Kiddylicious is now:
We’re looking for a talented Category and Insight Lead who can turn all of our category and shopper data into actionable insight with our retailers. If you think you would get a buzz from spotting that valuable insight that unlocks growth opportunities for both Kiddylicious and our retailers, this could be the role for you.
You’ll report into and work closely with the Commercial Director. The team sits within the wider Commercial function of the business and is at an exciting stage in its development – we’ve invested a considerable amount in understanding our shoppers and consumers in the last couple of years. You’ll work closely with the relevant Commercial Manager for your customer accounts, and also work cross-functionally with the Marketing team to help the wider business understand us and our competitors.
About the Role
You’ll be one of the businesses experts in the historic market data and understanding what is driving performance, in order to recommend to both retailers and the business what we should do with range, fixture, price and promotions to unlock future growth. This role requires you to get stuck into detailed data analysis, and then step back to see the big picture and work out what needs to be done
You will need to build and maintain strong relationships with key buyers and merchandising contacts in order for them to trust and implement your recommendations
You’ll provide lots of analysis and insight for the Commercial team to take directly to retailers
You’ll be taking on some monthly reporting responsibility to ensure everyone internally understands all of the categories that we operate in and to enable the business to make strategic decisions based on data.
You will be responsible for coaching and developing the Category Management Team (currently one direct report)
Alongside living our values, here are the most important things we’re looking for from you:
Other essential requirements for this Category and Insight Lead role:
Flexible depending on individual experience