Consumer Products Marketing Forecasting and Analytics Lead

  • Location
    Whippany, New Jersey
  • Job type
  • Category
    Creative & Marketing - Marketing

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an Consumer Products Marketing Forecasting and Analytics Lead, role in Whippany, NJ. If you would like to pursue a great opportunity and enjoy working for a fast paced company, then Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

***Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This employer will not sponsor applicants with the following work visas:
H1B, H2B, E3, TN1***

Job Title: Forecasting and Analytics Lead

Location: Whippany, NJ 07981
Type: 6 months
Pay Rate: Up to $120.00 HR / Adecco W2

DEPARTMENT/TEAM DESCRIPTION This position is with our client’s Marketing team, within the Personal Care Business Unit of our client’s Consumer Health in the US.

POSITION SUMMARY This is a six month assignment covering the Assistant Brand Manager focused on forecasting and business analytics

This position is responsible for all forecasting efforts including:
- the updating and maintenance of consumption and shipment models
- processing and interpreting forecast input from multiple sources, including retail consumption data, factory shipments, trade / media / promotional plans
- scenario planning and decision support
- preparation of management presentations on financials
- ongoing business analysis to understand drivers, project impacts, advise on recommended actions, and manage financial / P&L implications
- incorporating new approaches to forecasting and supporting adaptation of new divisional processes to Footcare
- budget analysis and tracking

Builds relationships with and collaborates closely with Marketing colleagues, Sales Strategy, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, and Finance. Leads monthly business analysis meeting with broad cross-functional audience. Serves as a key brand point of contact for Finance to provide monthly forecasting deliverables.

Communicates up and across the team to anticipate performance and get out in front of potential issues.

Demonstrates tenacity and curiosity to follow clues, unpack problems, uncover root causes, turn data into information into stories that help us explain and control the business. Gets to the "why" behind the numbers.

Given that this is a short-term assignment filling a critical role on a very complicated business we are looking for candidates with the experience, business acumen, and quantitative capability to absorb a tremendous amount of information quickly and start producing forecasts and analyses right away.

Education Requirement(s):
• Required: BA/BS
• Preferred: MBA

Skill & Competency Requirements:
- 3 or more years of relevant functional experience in marketing, marketing analytics, forecasting, finance/accounting, demand or supply planning.
- Business acumen, quantitative skills, attention to detail, ability to visualize and tell stories with data
- Experience analyzing retail consumption data and forecasting a business
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability not only to figure out problems but also to clearly explain issues and sell solutions.
- Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills

Experience in CPG / Consumer Health / Personal Care industries preferred.
Experience working with IRI tools
Experience building or using consumption and shipment models

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