About the role
As an expert in analytics and presentation of management information, you will play an important role in Revenue Growth Management for the UK, focusing on Grocery & Dot Com channels. As well as bringing analytical rigor to all pricing and promotional investment decisions, you will provide regular reports to the region on pricing, whilst flagging any items which require attention. Your ability to combine a strategic business approach while managing multiple projects at any given time will be key, as will be your comfort in working seamlessly within the matrix, in particular with the Customer Marketing and Commercial leadership teams as well as influencing a diverse team.
You will help build and develop capabilities to drive sustainable NSV (Net Sales) per case growth in the UK by maintaining price and optimizing mix
You will ensure that the UK pricing strategy is in line with European guardrails (for BML Brands)
You will be responsible for delivering all regular RGM reporting requirements to the Region in full and on time
You will support the RGM Manager in building and embedding the functional capability of Pricing Strategy, Trade and Promotional & investment Optimization
You will analyse promotional spend and present options to improve ROI
This role is varied and whilst based in the Winchester office, you will be expected to be in the Brown-Forman office (London) once a week, visit key customers and occasionally travel abroad to meet with your regional counterparts..
Key accountabilities and responsibilities
Submit quarterly pricing results and explanations to Region
Monitor evolution of pricing within agreed guardrails for all NPD
Manage ad-hoc pricing requests from Region
Evaluate promotional performance on a quarterly basis, present back to Sales, CLT and BF and recommend tactics to optimize spend efficiency
Work with Commercial & European Pricing teams to investigate and resolve cross channel/market trading issues
Evaluate Gross to Net terms for Grocery & Dot Com accounts by identifying working and non-working funds
Play an integral role in the creation and monitoring of price and promotional guidelines as part of the Annual Planning process
Support and equip the Sales teams with the tools required to model scenarios and enable better commercial decision making, with the ultimate aim of driving NSV per case
Work closely with BF RGM Analyst to ensure aligned approach
Drive results & excellence in execution
Work with RGM Manager to develop, lead and embed best RGM practice; providing the consistency and transparency required to develop, implement and track our pricing and promotional initiatives.
Work with Sales Teams to ensure Customer/Channel strategies lead to continuous brand-pack-channel mix optimization - ultimately driving YOY growth in NSV and GP per case.
Drive adherence to annually agreed Price & Promotion guidelines - collaboratively work cross-functionally to ensure that exceptions to these guidelines are evaluated and mutually agreed
In conjunction with RGM Manager, be responsible for the continuous improvement of ROI within UK Market
Together with the regional Pricing & RGM team, ensure adherence to global minimum pricing to support global price growth
Develop talent and capability
Collaborate with UK Customer Marketing teams to ensure the IAP strategies and tactics lead to improved YOY Net Sales Value per Case
Work with Commercial Development team to drive increased awareness of key Revenue Growth Drivers, to educate and develop capability within Sales Team
Identify and communicate RGM best practice across Region
Recognise and adapt industry best practice in RGM by staying abreast of competitor insight, to develop awareness of relevant RGM tactics and how to apply them.
Measures of success
Performance: Achieve Total Net Sales Value (NSV) and Gross Profit per 9L vs. budget. Drive YOY ROI improvement
Customer:Support the delivery of Customer Profitability targets through mix and pack proce architecture work
Critical experiences for success
To be successful in this role you will have:
Experience in RGM or Commercial Finance roles
Advanced Excel skills
Strong analytical skills
Experience in roles related to understanding customer and channel dynamics
The following experiences are preferred:
Sales / Customer Marketing experience
Experience in the Spirits and/or overall beverage Industry is a distinct advantage
Local language(s) knowledge
Our ways of working
Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire. We're caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly. We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure. We're passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work: we commit energy, heart and soul. We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we're most proud of: our True Heart and Winning Spirit - both in our home markets and across the world.