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Hannaford Supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets

Analyst II Category

Scarborough, ME
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    ADDRESS: USA-ME-Scarborough-145 Pleasant Hill Rd

    STORE CODE: Merchandising Meat & Seafood (2762582)

    Turns out a wonderful place to shop is also a wonderful place to work. Our associates are amazing and talented people, and no two are exactly alike, so we give them the tools they need to grow their careers and live balanced lives. Wherever your career takes you, you’ll find opportunities at every turn. Here, you can learn and grow, while always bringing your full self to work. Welcome to Hannaford.

    Responsible for supporting Category Manager and the achievement of the departmental or category strategies and initiatives through relationship management of vendors, data collection, and analysis that enables the CM to leverage information to drive profitable sales.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides support to Category Merchandising & Pricing teams that will support achievement of departmental strategies and initiatives

    • Responsible for all aspects of analysis, for categories being evaluated, that will support achievement of Brand strategies.

    • Assists with shelf presentation, assortment decisions, cost negotiations, promotional planning, and product and program development.

    • Responsible for the accuracy and validation of vendor submitted deals

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • At least 5 years of professional experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Analytics & Insights - Developing actionable insights based on an analysis of information and research, which can serve as the basis for decision making, strategy creation and initiatives/solutions.

    • Assortment - Ability to optimize assortment both in-store and on-line, to meet identified customer wants, commercial needs and marketplace competitive positioning

    • Collaborative Partnerships - Ability to create internal and external cross-functional relationships that enable the development of beneficial solutions.

    • eCommerce Acumen - Ability to understand and apply knowledge of eCommerce drivers and insights, partnering with PDL, to develop digital focused solutions which produce sustainable results.

    • Financial & Business Acumen - Ability to understand and apply knowledge of Hannaford and supplier business financial drivers, practices, and concepts to develop ideas/solutions which produce desired sustainable results.

    • Forecasting & Replenishment - Ability to understand & utilize Hannaford’s procurement systems, tools & processes to ensure effective logistics for consistent product flow & availability?

    • In-Store & Digital Shelf Management & Merchandising - Ability to understand, create, and implement consistent in-store and digital merchandising and shelf management initiatives, utilizing related tools to support Hannaford’s strategies and direction.

    • Internal & External Communication & Documentation - Ability to communicate with internal partners and external suppliers across functions; Communication may be oral or written including formal presentations and required documentation

    • Negotiation - Ability to gain alignment between internal and external parties, while achieving positive business results

    • Pricing & Promotion - Ability to understand, develop, and implement pricing and promotion initiatives that support the Hannaford pricing strategy.

    • Product, Category, & Industry Knowledge - Ability to apply understanding of food safety, product specifications, category, supplier & industry dynamics, and marketplace trends to deliver our desired business results

    • Product Development & Assortment - Ability to develop and/or implement product development and assortment initiatives across all retail formats (On-Line & In-Store) to drive desired business results.

    • Strategic Business Planning - Ability to develop and implement comprehensive Category Leadership Solutions, including facilitating tactics and plans that deliver Hannaford’s strategy.

    Hannaford provides equal opportunity in employment to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions) age, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression family disability, or any other characteristic provided by law.

    If you have a disability and require assistance in the application process, please contact the location in which you would like to apply.

    Job Requisition: 282043_external_USA-ME-Scarborough_12272022

  • Industry
  • About Us

    For more than 140 years, the Hannaford name has stood for people, community, quality and value. From our corporate home office in Maine to our supermarkets throughout the Northeast, we are a leader in the grocery industry and an active part of every community we serve.