Unilever Sales Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Background & Purpose of the Job

The focus of the Sales Analyst position is to provide analytical support on Unilever’s business at Target regarding customer management information. The position is responsible for proactively analyzing and reviewing information on current business, identifying opportunities or potential problems within information being analyzed and other tasks as assigned. The position also entails updating and communication of programming and funding to all key Unilever personnel.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Provide in depth analytical support focused on business solutions in presentation ready formats
  • Some independent work with the account, with manager guidance, on business development opportunities
  • Analyze business to identify and understand business trends and provide recommended solutions
  • Thorough promotional analysis on all events that will lead to insights on efficiency and productivity
  • Proactively work with Target on in-stock issues and resolutions
  • Create sales ready presentations with analysis to be presented to the account, brands, and internal teams
  • Use existing data platforms to create new methodology to analyze business opportunities and risks
  • Deduction management with ASM third-party partners and the administration of Target’s online deduction (CNA) process
  • Full item management responsibility on all items on Target POL/IMN and Target.com
  • Collaborate with team within Unilever and customer to share best practice analysis

· You’re a born leader: You seek fresh opportunities, insisting on innovation and never settling for “good enough.” You take pride in delivering work to the highest standards.

· You’re a strategy guru: You love to think outside the box and imagine new possibilities for the business. You are a visionary, creating strategies to drive business growth and inspiring others along the way.

· You love to win, and have fun doing it: You believe in taking the lead in the marketplace versus following. You have a positive attitude about the company's future and a passion for winning.

· You’re a changemaker: You know there is always a way we can improve results and you are committed to helping others see those possibilities.

· You’re a dot connector: You are good in problem solving; possess initiative and drive to solve problems with limited direction and raise analyses beyond reporting

What You’ll Need To Succeed

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related area preferred. Minimum 1 year related experience; demonstrating knowledge of customer, data, systems and ability to analyze info and trends to make recommendations. Possess excellent computer skills; especially with Microsoft tools; strong analytical skills and solutions oriented. Must have the organizational skills and the ability to prioritize. Must have knowledge of AC Nielsen data reporting and Target’s Partner On Line and Info Retriever Systems.

You have the ability to manage multiple projects / processes at one time; and can handle increasingly more responsibility as new platforms are launched

You can effectively communicate across Customer Business Managers, Business Development, Headquarters Planning group and Customer Service organization; have the skills to dialogue with customers and create solutions to problem areas

What We Can Offer You

Meet the Women of Customer Development | Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Job: Customer Development

Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-Minneapolis - 801 Nicollet Mal

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Dec-27-2018

Req ID: 18000GZ4