The Associate Manager, Category & Shopper Leadership is responsible for the category advisor and/or captain role and collaborates with the retailer in development and implementation of plans that supports the retailer's performance objectives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides retailer-specific solutions and recommendations based on key learnings and insights generated through analyses and research from a broad range of data sources.
Mines and analyzes data from sources such as the following: syndicated scanner/panel, retailer POS, and space planning.
Completes category analyses on assortment, retail pricing, and trade promotions.
Utilizes category and aisle expertise to provide shelf merchandising and item placement recommendations.
Develops plan-o-grams using plan-o-gram software.
This is a rotational position and the candidate will be required to transfer to another assignment after 2-3 yrs. The next assignment may require relocation.
Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:
Undergraduate or graduate degree
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, or minimum 3 years of experience and Advanced Degree required; this experience should include 3 years of experience in a retailer-facing role with at least one year of this experience in category management, category/sales analytics or shopper insights.
Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:
Advanced skills in NielsenIQ AOD/IRI, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), and space management software (JDA Space Planning and/or Apollo.)
Advanced skills in pulling, manipulating and analyzing syndicated point of sale and shopper panel data (Nielsen and/or IRI.)
Accurately analyzes quantitative and qualitative data to uncover observations, insights and key learning's.
Ability to develop retailer-specific strategic and tactical recommendations and solutions.
Previous experience analyzing retailer-supplied point-of-sale data and/or retailer loyalty card data
Previous experience using data warehouse tools.
Excellent working knowledge of category management principles and practices.
Ability to develop and execute an objective fact-based presentation.
Strong presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required for building internal and external relationships and working on a high-performance team.
Proactive and committed to delivering results in a fast paced, demanding work environment by fostering a sense of urgency, energy, ownership, and a curiosity to search for opportunities.
Full time job
Ability to travel up to 20%
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