Category Consultant

Employment Permanent Date display: 24/05/2022 #Ref.:5928

Salary :

Activity area : Consumer goods

Post category : Sales

Province : Quebec

Region : Montreal, Montreal and surroundings

Recruiter : Julie Laurin

Contact us : jlaurin@st-amour.com

Job description :

Our client, a leading consumer data analytics company, is currently seeking a consultant. The Consultant role is a client-facing position within the company. The primary objective of the role is to deliver exceptional client service support that engage CPG retailer clients with their supplier partners to drive mutual growth. Individuals in this role engage retailer clients through creation and maintenance of strong relationships, effective communication, thought leadership and subject matter expertise on the systems and data services with the retail partner.

Main tasks:

  • Create indispensable and long-term, solution-focused consultative partnerships
  • Solid understanding of retailer issues – merchandising, marketing, operations, supply chain, competitive landscape
  • Clearly communicate, verbally and/or in writing, essential system service details and process information so that client stakeholders understand capabilities and benefits
  • Ability to probe to understand retailer business objectives, issues and success measures in order to deliver timely, value-added services and support that drive client growth
  • Contribute to preparation for meetings between retailer and supplier partner as needed
  • Demonstrate ability to cut through data and issue clutter to identify what is most important
  • Maintain ability to always keep retailer and manufacturer perspective in mind; able to think through multiple divergent paths and understand implications on retailer, client and the system
  • Insight into creation of solution development based on retailer feedback and retailer situation/opportunity

Skills and qualifications :

  • 4 to 8 years of experience in the consumer goods industry
  • Strong knowledge of sales data systems: Nielsen, Dunnhumby, IRI, Precima, etc. (an advantage)
  • Bilingual
  • University degree
  • Agility to adapt to changes and identify opportunities to improve different ways of doing things
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to perform complex data analyzes