Category Manager - Club

Location: Rogers, AR

Background & Purpose of the Job:

The Associate Category Management Manager performs a valuable role in building a strong partnership with Sam's Club by providing strategic, consultative category advisor guidance and leadership to grow the Health & Beauty category. This position will conduct high quality analysis and synthesis of multi-source data to derive insight, while leveraging effective communication & influencing to orchestrate action within the operational realities of the Sam's Club's environment.

Who You Are & What You'll Do
  • Deliver fully integrated consumer, category and market insight to guide Sam's Club's strategic choices and tactical actions, leading to market leading growth.
  • Proactively provide analytics using all Category Management capabilities like planogram software, data tools, and data visualization tools to drive business opportunities and develop actionable recommendations.
  • Develop and foster, through timely and professional communication, business relationships with Sam's Club's key contacts that establish Unilever as a lead source for all category strategy needs
  • Responsible for planning and executing all HBA planogram processes with Sam's Club Merchandising
  • Responsible for providing Category Management reporting, trend analysis, customized customer reports, and special project work directly to Sam's Club Merchandising
  • You're a born leader: You will become the 'go-to' Category Strategy resource for Sam's Club by providing insight-led, actionable recommendations
  • You're a story teller: You will use data and category management capabilities to create compelling presentations to sell-in category growth opportunities
  • You're a strategy specialist: You'll integrate multiple sources of insight to define where to play and how to win over the short and long term. You're able to develop plans for execution and engagement with appropriate customer contact points, timing, & content based on industry research and Unilever knowledge
  • You're a visionary: Figuring out problems with limited direction doesn't faze you. You have the intuition to anticipate issues and opportunities by elevating analyses beyond reporting to develop and translate insight into retail action
  • You're a dot connector: You will penetrate multiple cross-functional teams and the customer to link business opportunities and proactively make both strategic and tactical recommendations.


What You'll Need To Succeed
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Category Management or Customer Management Insights
  • CPG experience required; Walmart/Sam's Club experience preferred
  • Expertise in linking analytics via traditional data sources with cutting edge capabilities and tools to develop insights into action
  • Excellent planning, analytical, communication skills required;Strong PowerPoint, Excel and presentation skills
  • Extensive knowledge of syndicated data sources (Nielsen, IRI, Household Panel, Loyalty Card Data)
  • Space Management Software Experience


What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

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