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Date:  Apr 16, 2024
Job Req ID:  17849
Category:  Sales
Country/Region:  IT
City:  Vimercate
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Category Development Analyst



Looking for a vibrant workplace with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

As a Category Development Analyst in Milan Vimercate, you’ll be an integral part of the Category Team supporting on analyzing and monitoring categories KPI's to execute the guidelines at customer/channel level.




  • Competitive salary package including annual bonus;
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working model;
  • Employee development and recognition programs;
  • Onboarding and Induction program, including Buddy partnership;
  • Fruit, milk and coffee for breakfast;
  • Kellanova’s product bag per month;
  • Benefits Plan (insurance, fiscal assistance, medical checkup)
  • Volunteering initiatives.




  • Work with Category Managers defining and monitoring commercial KPI's (assortment, distribution, display, share assortment, share of shelf) cross categories
  • Develop and monitor monthly reports based on Circana (IRI) sell out data
  • Analyse sales KPI’s of major customers to support Category Managers in strategic & tactic actions
  • Establish and maintain a partnership with Sales and Activation Team in the development and implementation of customer amplification activities
  • Monitor and analyse customer KPI’s to make recommendations related to operational actions
  • Support Category Manager for all major presentations including customer business reviews, new item introductions, category trend reviews etc.
  • Use and understand Circana and ACNielsen data, customer point-of-sale and loyalty data and systems used to generate the information for category and customer reviews
  • Collaborate with Category Manager to develop project and set guidelines related to Category Management




  • University Degree (Economics, Business, or related field)
  • Excellent analytical and synthetical skills
  • Good knowledge in Windows applications mainly Excel/PowerPoint
  • Previous experience in analysing data (Circana-IRI/Nielsen)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in local language (Italian) and English



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We’re proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information.

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellanova’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.


About Kellanova


Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast, and a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands, including Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, MorningStar Farms, Incogmeato, Gardenburger, Nutri-Grain, RXBAR, and Eggo. We also steward a suite of beloved international cereal brands, including Kellogg’s Frosties, Zucaritas, Special K, Krave, Miel Pops, Coco Pops, and Crunchy Nut, among others.

To become part of our story requires a commitment to a team that demands the best you’ve got to give. In return, you get to make a meaningful contribution towards how we shape the future, ensuring better days for our planet, our people and our communities. We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone is empowered to be their true selves.

We’re results oriented and we ask you to live up to the best you can be. This means you’ll be excited and afraid of the opportunities all around you in equal measure. We’re passionate and incredibly proud of our inclusive culture that balances understanding, accountability and challenge at every step of your journey, for as far as you want to progress. It’s the challenge of a high-performance culture combined with a team first mentality that drives us all forward and brings us closer together.  We can be tough, but we’re always kind. We’re at our best when we push each other to become better, recognising and rewarding greatness along the way.

At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals. Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas, and can bring their authentic selves to work. Learn more here. We’re a foundation member of the Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerating gender parity and driving inclusion in the European retail & Fasting-Moving Consumer Goods value chain. We’re proud that we’ve reached 50:50 gender parity for all leadership roles ahead of our 2025 target.

There’s a seat for everyone at our table. It’s up to you to make yours count.


So, Make It Happen

-Kellanova Recruitment


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