United States, Minneapolis, MN, Beauty Care

Manager, Category Development, Beauty


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


The Senior Manager Category Development is a leadership role responsible for leveraging Consumer, Category and Shopper Insights to identify business growth opportunities that will drive profitable growth for Target and Henkel.  this role will play an integral role in developing strategic planning and execution initiatives with the customer that elevate our influence with the customer.

  • Identify and quantify 4P (Product, Placement, Promotion, Price) Category & Henkel growth opportunities
  • Lead P&L development & validation of growth strategies and executions
  • Provide insights to inform and support development of channel/customer specific executions
  • Lead Category reviews, Category JBPs and development of assortment & POG executions
  • Expand shared learning and category insights across team and broader organization
  • Lead development of analytical acumen and capability of team
  • Analyze and evaluate new item performance and promotional effectiveness across category
  • Localize National strategies to drive optimal implementation at customer level.


  • B.S. or B.A. degree with 5-10+ Years CPG experience, with 3+ years in Category Management/Shopper Insights role 
  • Proven track record of building customer relationships 
  • Ability to influence decision makers across all levels of internal and external organizations 
  • Proactively translates insights into business solutions; mastery of syndicated POS, Household panel, primary & secondary consumer/shopper insights 

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 200000QR
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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