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Senior Food Commercial Planning Manager (24109) in London

Job description

It's a really exciting time to be at Holland & Barrett. We are investing across all areas of our business with a vision of empowering our customers to live happier, healthier lives. Our mission is to be the leading player in global wellness chosen by millions as their trusted partner for personalised wellness journeys. To achieve this goal, we are embarking on a radical transformation. We are recruiting top talent in all areas of our business, from Finance to Digital Marketing, from HR to IT, as well as new functions around Health and Wellness.

The Role:

This is a hybrid role with 1 day per week in our Nuneaton Head Office (CV10 7RH) 

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Food Team here at Holland & Barrett International, ideal for someone who is highly motivated, commercial & process driven with experience in Food commercial & planning roles.  

As Senior Food Commercial Planning Manager, youwill work alongside the Food Leadership team to ensure the; creation & execution of the Food promotional plan, joint business planning with our suppliers, optimise our ways of working and analyse commercial data making strategic & customer centric recommendations. 

By confidently using your influencing, commercial and negotiating skills you will work strategically to ensure we deliver customer-centric plans that meet our financial targets, whilst shaping our ways of working as a team. 


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Ownership of the 12–18-month Food promotional plan, utilising customer & financial insight to optimise our return on investment and a deliver strategic customer centric plan. 
  • In conjunction with the commercial function lead the delivery of robust category plans making data & customer led recommendations on range structure, price position, promotional plan and supplier positioning. 
  • Own & evolve the framework for supplier joint business planning, maximising profitability, supplier positioning and delivery of key financial KPI's. 
  • Lead the internal omnichannel promotional execution for Food. 
  • Interpret key commercial & financial data, making recommendations to the Food leadership team to ensure profitable growth. In addition, ensure consistent application within the commercial function. 
  • Execution of pricing initiatives based on insight from internal reporting. 
  • Lead the financial & budgeting process in conjunction with key stakeholders. 
  • Review current ways of working, making recommendations to improve processes, define clear RACI's and improve efficiency. 
  • Data & insight optimisation ensuring consistent application across the team 
The Person:

The Person: 

To be considered for this role you will have the following: 

  • Experience of senior Food commercial and commercial planning roles. 
  • A customer focused, growth mindset. 
  • High level of analytical & commercial acumen with the ability to interpret data, customer insight and set strategic direction. 
  • Change management. 
  • Highly motivated individual capable of building cross functional relationships. 
  • Highly organised with the ability to assess internal processes and make recommendations for improvement. 
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills  
  • Ability to work independently whilst thriving in a team environment. 
  • Understand the Food Retail landscape with a passion for the Health & Wellness sector. 
  • Understand the importance of maintaining a trusted Brand and delivery of customer focused plans. 
  • Microsoft Office proficient, particularly Excel 
  • Able to travel (expensed) at least one day per week to our Nuneaton HQ – other working days are spent in our central London office or remotely. 
What we offer:

Our Benefits for this role include, but not limited to:

  • H&B Employee Discount - 25%
  • Bonus
  • Pension company contribution
  • 33 Days Holiday per year
  • Private Medical Care
  • Exclusive benefits, free advice and savings from a range of retailers and providers
  • Electric Car Scheme

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Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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