Sales Analyst, Planning Systems

Etobicoke, Toronto, ON, Canada Req #403
September 28, 2021
As a leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements and other health-building products, we are dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing of our customers - through research, development and delivery of effective nutritional products. It is our mission to contribute to the lives of our customers, employees, suppliers and the communities we serve, in a cooperative and sustainable manner.

The Opportunity:


Are you a confident self-starter with a strategic mindset and solid understanding of sales, finance, trade marketing and demand planning? Do you have excellent analytical skills and experience working in a CPG environment? If so, and you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a company that prioritizes health and wellness, we would love to hear from you!


We are a well-established and growing BC business and one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of nutritional supplements, dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing of our customers.


The Sales Analyst, Planning Systems, supports the success of the WN Pharmaceuticals sales organization by maintaining our sales planning systems, data, processes, and standardized reporting. This experienced analyst will be the primary connection for both IT and sales teams and will possess the advanced financial analytical capabilities required to inform decision making and identify growth opportunities.


In this role you will:

  • Lead and support the annual sales plans process, measuring and reporting monthly on progress
  • Be responsible for development and delivery of high quality, accurate reporting, and tracking business key performance indicators
  • Analyze and interpret financial metrics including revenue, contribution, trade investment and price elasticity across segments, customers, and channels to assist in management oversight and decision making
  • Develop data-driven recommendations to identify growth opportunities for the overall business, and to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of brand- and customer-specific investments
  • Oversee the integrity of the sales systems, ensuring accurate master data and quickly identify and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Manage the sales systems training programs and materials

You Have:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a consumer packaged goods organization
  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a concentration in business preferred
  • Excellent understanding of trade sales and spend management, reporting, forecasting and systems
  • Retail sales account management an asset, Industry experience in consumer health categories an asset
  • Proven interpersonal, analytical, technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Strong capability with Nielsen Market Track, retailer analytic portal systems, and Microsoft Excel and Office suite
  • Proficient in enterprise resource planning, and revenue growth or trade promotion management software

You want to:

  • Combine your practical knowledge of sales planning systems, analytical approach to problem solving, and strong interpersonal and technical skills to influence business performance and drive overall company growth.  
  • Work for a company that cares about its staff and has a meaningful mission to improve the lives and wellbeing of its customers.
  • Be part of an organization that values sustainability and takes pro-active steps to ensure our operations do not interfere with the delicate balance of our ecological systems.

You get:

  • A competitive salary and the opportunity to grow.
  • Great benefits, including RRSP contributions, healthcare, health and personal spending accounts, wellness days, employee appreciation events etc.
  • $200 per year to spend on company products in addition to employee discount pricing.
  • The opportunity to work with great people, the ability to influence and lead change within a company dedicated to continuous improvement.


This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Only electronic applications can be accepted. This position will close when a competitive candidate pool has been identified. We thank you all for your applications and a member of our team will contact you soon. All the best!


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  • Etobicoke, Toronto, ON, Canada