Space Planner (Part-Time)

<strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong>

Urbandale, IA

Acosta - Business Intelligence

<p><strong>Acosta is the engine that drives greater sales and market share for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers around the world. A privately held sales and marketing agency based in Jacksonville, Fla., Acosta has more than 100 offices around the world&nbsp;with more than 25,000 employees. Learn more about how our values, services and, most importantly, people are changing the CPG experience with proven results.</strong></p> <p><strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong></p> https://www.acosta.com/

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Regular Part-Time

Overview: Part-time (<strong>24 hours/week</strong>), to be filled in <strong>Urbandale, IA</strong> &nbsp; <br /><br />Are you interested in combining creativity and financial data to design efficient and effective Planograms that will drive sales &amp; category growth?&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; <br /><br />Then check out what's needed to be a part of this team!
Responsibilities: <ul><li>Essential Functions: </li><li>Under general supervision, manages the extract of data (syndicated, panel, and others) to be incorporated into reporting tools and templates or provides space management/section merchandising support on assigned categories at assigned customers, to include basic analysis of space to sales at both account and market level. </li><li>Maintain and update all assigned reports/tools/templates/plan-o-grams for assigned categories and/or sections for assigned customers and ensure the end product is accessible to Acosta team members and/or clients, where permitted. </li><li>Responsible for accuracy of end results that may require analyzing data for completeness, format and conformity dealing with limited instruction and often directly with syndicated data companies and IT or other vendor sources. </li><li>Perform user-acceptance-testing for company technology solutions (software, business intelligence, reporting systems, analytical tools, space management tools). </li><li>Other duties and assignments as outlined by Acosta’s Analytical Services/Category Management/Space Management team leaders. </li><li>Meeting the physical requirements – listed below </li><li>Other duties as assigned  </li></ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>Education Requirements: </li><li>Bachelor's Degree Perferred </li><li>Vocational or technical training required Work Experience Requirements: </li><li>Up to one-year related work experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:   </li><li>Must be able to demonstrate an intermediate degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Power BI and advanced macros would be a strong asset. </li><li>Experience with syndicated data and/or space management tools would be an asset. </li><li>Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with others and work effectively within a team. </li><li>Demonstrates a drive for results, pursuing assigned tasks with energy and a desire to achieve. </li><li>Able to understand and apply basic math and CPG principles in achievement of assigned work. The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values: People Minded– Must show dignity and respect to all people Integrity– Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior Results Oriented– Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed Trust– Must be honest, sincere and confident Teamwork– Must build trusting relationships Innovation– Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision Balance– Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.  </li></ul>