United States, Stamford, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Manager Category Insights

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The Category Insights Manager for Fabric Finishers and Home Care is responsible for proactively identifying growth opportunities for Henkel brands and the Laundry + Home Care categories.  The Category Insights Manager will partner with Henkel stakeholders to bring consumer-based thought-leadership that delivers actionable solution for retailers. This position actively engages and builds relationships with multiple levels across the Commercial and Marketing organizations.  They will also initiate, develop, synthesize, and translate shopper and category insights into category growth platforms that support in-store activation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute, and analyze complex data to identify and quantify category/brand growth opportunities and emerging category trends.
  • Identify/understand shopper behaviors and trends at the category and channel level to influence activation of brand and retailer category strategies.
  • Build the category insights-based components for national innovation launch presentations.
  • Manage and present Henkel category business updates and concrete, actionable recommendations to executive leadership.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to develop and execute shopper-facing growth strategies based in insights and analytics.
  • Proactively provide internal and external stakeholders with timely and relevant business insights that motivate consumer behaviors and grow categories.


  • B.S. or B.A. degree
  • 5+ Years CPG experience, with 2+ years in Category Management/ Insights
  • In depth expertise in analyzing and drawing insight from syndicated and secondary sources (e.g., IRI/Nielsen POS & Panel, Numerator, Kantar, Mintel, etc.)
  • Ability to connect multiple sources of data (qual and quant) to tell a holistic and actionable story
  • Strong data visualization and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications (Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication

The salary for this role is $105,000.00 - $178,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Connecticut.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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

JOB ID: 22037046
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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