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:

Category Executive, Retail to SSP Nordics

What makes the role as Category Executive, Retail at SSP exciting?

We are in a period of change building a new Nordics Region for our business. We are looking for a Category Executive, Retail who will be executing the commercial plan during 1 year for our Retail Business in the Nordic Countries. Reporting to the Category Manager 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!

Overall role:

As the Category Executive, Retail you will drive like-for-like sales growth and gross margin improvement using a variety of levers such as range improvement, upselling, space management and optimisation of price & promotion.

Main responsibilities:

. Execute commercial plan for retail.
. Ensure successful implementation through operational teams
. Prepare, submit and track marketing briefs.
. Look for optimisation opportunities in different brands and product categories.
. Support Category Manager with decision data
. Support the commercial set up for new openings including range, pricing, POS
. Monitor competitor and highlight new opportunities.
. Data Management


To succeed in this role you need to have a Marketing degree or equivalent work experience. You must have at least 1 year of experience of retail business using price, range, display and space, upselling, margin and category optimisation to deliver commercial results as well as experience of space management programs and planograms. It is meritorious if you have experience in purchasing and previous work in sales environment is desirable.

As a person you are analytical, commercial and data-driven with exceptional attention to details. You are self-motivated with the ability to quickly learn and adapt in a complex changing environment. 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.



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Vikariat med start 2017-12-01 t.o.m. 2018-11-30

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