Category Analyst

£28,000 - £36,000 DOE

Join Our Category Team at The Compleat Food Group!


Our Category department is thrilled to announce a fantastic opportunity for a Category Analyst to join our brilliant team in Nottingham.


You will provide analytical support to the Senior Category Manager and Customer Trading team, which will be integral in driving strategic direction for The Compleat Food Group & our customers.


Who We Are:

At The Compleat Food Group, we're on a mission to create delectable food that not only brings joy to your taste buds but also extends love to our planet. We fondly refer to it as 'Food to Feel Good' because we believe in savouring every bite whilst making a positive impact.


Our team of over 5,000 remarkable individuals forms the core of all that we undertake. Their genuine passion drives the creation of delectable products for UK consumers, prominent retailers, and our thrilling market-leading brands such as Wall's Pastry, Squeaky Bean, and Unearthed.

Working Hours:

The working hours in this role are Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:00, with a 4pm finish on a Friday!

We also offer hybrid work-from-home arrangements.


Travel will also occasionally be required to attend meetings across TCFG sites.


Your Duties Will Include:

  • Creating a 12-week performance report by subsector, sector and total category
  • Populate slides for the external monthly reports, along with performance commentary and observations/recommendations to drive growth
  • Update the internal promotional performance tracker
  • Manage and update retailer price and promo changes through the Price Basket and share internally all SKUs on promo and position in store
  • Create and issue New Product Development alerts for both internal and external communication
  • Collate Christmas product logging and presentation slides (internal and assist with external documents)
  • Channel performance reviews and recommendations
  • Highlight trends and market drivers


Your Skills and Experience:

  • Highly numerate with a logical & analytical approach to problem solving
  • PC Literate & have working expertise of Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint.  
  • Have experience of using data management systems
  • Excellent communication, presentation skills both verbal & written.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure with desire to ‘go the extra mile’ when required.
  • Possess strong organisational skills & ability to prioritise workload.
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to use initiative & exceed expectations.
  • Be sensitive in handling highly confidential data
  • Experience of working for or working with a leading UK Major Multiple retailer or brand – Desirable


  • Hybrid working
  • Online benefits platform
  • Enjoy 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Training and career development
  • Contribute to the community with 2 volunteering days a year
  • Secure your future with our company pension plan


The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.

We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do.

Recruitment Agencies:

We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.