SSP runs restaurants and shops in 30 countries. After more than 60 years in the business we today have 30 000 employees serving 1 000 000 customers every day. You can find our business in places where people are on the go, such as railway stations, airports and arenas. We operate our own and franchised brands for example Upper Crust, Starbucks, Caffè Ritazza, Burger King, M&S Simply Food and O´Learys. Website: www.foodtravelexperts.com/sweden
What makes Commercial Analyst at SSP exciting?
We are in a period of change building a new Nordics Region for our business. We are looking for a Commercial Analyst who will work together with the Category Manager to create commercial plans for a category or portfolio of brands within a category. Reporting to the Commercial Analytics Director you'll be placed at our office at Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, working across the whole Nordics.
We offer an exciting work environment where you will be given responsibility from the first day. If you show positive results and ambition your career options at SSP are endless!
As a Commercial Analyst your main duty is the commercial performance of the category or small portfolio of brands by delivering like-for-like sale growth, gross margin improvement, and stretch EBITDA target.
. Support the Category management team to create the commercial/category plan for each of the specified brand or brands.
. Submit proposed sales and gross margin improvement activities to weekly /trade monthly commercial forum meetings.
. Support the Category Team to ensure preparation analysis is completed to support Marketing briefs to access marketing services.
. New openings, modelling of forecast sales mix at product level working alongside Commercial managers.
. Support Category Managers or Commercial Manager in preparing proposals for trading or commercial forum sign off.
. Pricing trial elasticity reviews.
. Ensure control of product trials is managed and analysis shared with key stakeholders.
. Look for optimisation opportunities either in other brands or in other product categories.
To succeed in this role you need to have a Marketing degree or equivalent work experience. We want you to have at least 3 years of relevant experience of using price, range, display and space, upselling, margin and category optimisation to deliver commercial results. You have a good understanding of the impact of external factors on growth and a good understanding of the operational reality. You must to be able to drive decision-making through analysis based on evidence and to develop ideas to drive top and bottom line. Experience of delivering profit targets is preferred and experience in a sales environment also desirable. Advanced Microsoft Excel expertise skills required.
If you have the ability to focus effort on most profitable outcome- you will fit into this role. As a person you are analytical, commercial and data-driven with exceptional attention to details. We see you as innovative and bold taking an entrepreneurial approach with ability to build and work to a solid plan to achieve margin but not afraid to adapt and take advantage of opportunities as they arise. You must be fluent Swedish and English in spoken and written.
Does this sound like your next challenge?
Please submit your application as soon as possible, selecting and interviewing is ongoing.
We are in a period of change building a new Nordics Region for our business and we are on the lookout for more talents who share our values and passion for delivering quality.
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