Assortment Optimization Specialist


Job’s Purpose

As an Assortment Optimization Specialist, you will be a key member of the Trade team, working closely with the Commerce Department for optimizing the assortment of FMCG categories inside Alpha Beta stores. The primary focus of your role will be to select the right mix of products to stock on our shelves. It requires the ability to understand processes and objectives as well as what data is available in order to identify strong and weak points, to spot opportunities and threats, to “marry” a compelling, data-driven “storytelling" assortment strategy and planograms.

What you will focus on

• Gather and analyze internal numerical and market share data
• Analyze consumer behavior and propose the optimum assortment
• Use assortment planning tools
• Collaborate with Category & Sourcing Managers, Buying Directors, Commerce SVP and the Merchandising Department
• Evaluate assortment decisions

Who we are looking for

• BSc in Business Administration or any other relevant field. MSc / MBA would be considered an asset.
• Working experience of at least 2-3 years in Retail Category Management, FMCG Category Analysis, Market Research preferably at a multinational environment.
• Working knowledge of SAP.
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
• Fluency in English language, both written and spoken.

Your Value

• Passion for the Customer – focus on in depth customer needs’ understanding & excel at retail.
• Results orientation – accountability, resourcefulness, motivated for continuous learning.
• Digital and Tech Savviness – be acquainted with and expand digital culture, enhance new technologies and approaches in field of expertise.
• Authentic Communication – deliver messages in a clear, compelling, and concise manner, listen actively.
• Togetherness –value team’s ideas, uniqueness and safeguard belonging.
• Embrace change – challenge own self, be courageous, curious, unlearn.

Start your AB retail journey and live our values of care, teamwork, humor, integrity and courage!
Apply online at quoting reference: (ref: AOS_23)

We care for you

• Room to grow and develop via numerous opportunities for learning, professional development, and career advancement
• A safe, healthy workplace and a friendly environment which respects each employee’s individuality and personality

A place where everyone belongs

We strive to be a better place to work where our people reflect the markets we serve, where their voices are heard and valued, they find purpose in their work, and can grow and contribute to their fullest. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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