CAN, Mississauga, Beauty Care

Category Manager


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.


  • Leads category management for the Beauty Care Organization including promotion analysis, shelving/assortment, pricing, and category/consumer insights. This role is instrumental in providing key category insights to support decisions to achieve our long-range plan. This candidate has the opportunity to develop and implement new and exciting tools for our Sales, Marketing & Sales Strategy teams, and will be leading our annual data negotiations with our vendors. Position reports to the Sr. Finance Manager.
  • Develops presentations with clear category recommendations and presents them at the client for Account Line Reviews. Customizes sales presentations for account/channel specific use tying in category insights and strategy with sales and account opportunities on continuous basis.
  • Leverages internal and external data sources including point-of-sales data and Nielsen to create tools, analyses, and presentations in support of Division/Team objectives


  • B.S. or B.A. degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Category Management (or related roles) within consumer products industry with manufacturer or syndicated data supplier. Previous customer facing experience is an asset.
  • Direct sales or brand management experience in consumer packaged goods industry is a plus
  • Proficient in use of customer POS data including Retail Link, IRI, Precima, etc.
  • Excellent computer skills with Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Power Bi)
  • Strong proficiency and expert knowledge in Nielsen and other consumer/market tools and methodologies (Kantar, retail link/ Precima/ IRI Sobey's, Numerator, etc)
  • Demonstrate analytical skills, able to interpret and utilize syndicate data, etc
  • Develop tools and report to support business data requirements.

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.

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JOB ID: 20006142
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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