Commercial Analyst at Japan Tobacco International (JTI)

We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.
But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business.
That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, nine years running.
So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea.
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Job Title: Commercial Analyst
Location: Teaneck, NJ
Reporting to: Commercial Strategy & Planning Manager
Role: Permanent
Comercial Analyst

What this position is about:

Commercial analyst will be responsible for developing performance analytics for specific price promotions to help better understand how each promotion impacts JTI business. The candidate will work closely with sales & marketing leadership team, along with commercial operation team by providing high quality market analysis and insights to help identify business opportunity to achieve company's business objectives. The candidate will mainly utilize data sources such as TME, MSAi, Power BI and stores scan + basket data provided by 3rd party. Key objective will be focused on timely and accurate data analysis, and other support for commercial strategy and sales leadership team.
Location: Teaneck, NJ

What will you do?

  • Assess and interpret marketplace conditions using high level data, and make recommendations on key opportunities.
  • Grow volume and distribution based on key competitor brands (KCBs) and source of business (SOB) performance in each market.
  • Assess RMC performance of specific trade programs to identify the best opportunities for optimization by working closely with sales and marketing team on a regular basis.
  • Utilize market insights from sales team and develop robust monthly business overview by assessing RMC performance in different trade channels and geos.
  • Follow up timely and provide effective production of all monthly reporting’s to commercial strategy team.
  • Ensure proper actions to be taken for continued business improvement and judicious utilization of company’s resources.
  • Utilize price elasticity analysis to find optimal rate of return from varying promotional discount levels by state and development resource allocation recommendations.
  • People management
  • Recruit, motivate and guide the professional development of the team reporting directly and indirectly to the candidate
  • Manage various tasks and projects as they arise and upon manager’s request.

Who are we looking for?

  • A candidate that is willing to work with a dynamic and growing organization
  • Candidate should have2-5 years of data research & analysis experience primarily within Consumer Packaged Goods or FMCG .
  • Marketing and sales functions.Experience with Nielsen, IRI, Basket and MSAi data a plus.
  • Solid analytics background with strong proficiency in analysis with vision, large data set manipulation and consolidating multiple sources of data into coherent research results.
  • Excellent computer skills & expert proficiency within Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Excellent communication & organization skills and basic working statistical knowledge is a must.

OKAY but… what’s in it for you?!

  • You will have an exceptional opportunity of learning various aspects of JTI business, in a ambitious, fast-growing environment
  • You will have the opportunity to grow and develop within your career
  • Work in a fun never boring environment
  • We are offering flexible working schedule (Hybrid Model)


Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the experience and responsibility requirements.
Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:
  • Annual Performance based Bonus
  • Annual Merit Increase
  • Healthcare
  • Dental + Vision
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid family leave benefit
  • 401k Plan + Company Contributions
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Tuition Assistance

We want to be innovative, agile & successful achievers!
Do you want to expand your cross functional opportunities and accelerate your career growth?!

Then this role may be for you! Come and join us!

"JTI offers equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors."

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