United States, Bentonville, AR, United States, Stamford, CT, United States, Minneapolis, MN, United States, Seattle, WA, Laundry & Home Care
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This is a remote opportunity, PST, MST or CST preferred. This role will be U.S. based.
The Category Development Manager is responsible for leveraging Consumer, Category and Shopper Insights to identify business growth opportunities that drive profitable growth for eCommerce retailers and Henkel Consumer Brands (HCB). This position will play an integral role in developing strategic planning and execution initiatives that elevate our influence with the customer. Role will be actively engaged building strong working relationships across multiple levels of leadership both internally and externally.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Provide category and shopper-centric analysis using multiple data points, including but not limited to syndicated data, retailer portals, & custom and secondary research
•Proactively identify trends and opportunities to drive category and HCB growth
•Connecting retailer and internal business questions with our ad-hoc consumer research and analytics to propel our business forward.
•Analyze and evaluate new item performance and promotional trends across category
•Support customer engagement and Joint Business Planning with retailers
•Identify trends, business needs, and insights to support customer specific engagements and executions
•Build strong customer relationships and drive category partnership opportunities
•Partner with our internal cross functional teams to develop category strategies & stories across DSMP executions
•Expand shared learning and category insights across team and broader organization for influence internally on strategic planning
•BS and 5+ years of CPG experience, with 2+ years in Category Management/Shopper Insights role
•Ability to influence decision makers across all levels of internal and external organizations
•Ability to proactively identify customer/category insights and translate them into a compelling retailer story and set of actionable recommendations
•Technical expertise leveraging multiple sources of data including syndicated resources (Profitero, IRI or Nielsen; Scan, Panel, etc.) to extract meaningful insights
•Strong analytical skills and experience blending syndicated data (POS and Panel) and consumer/shopper insights
•Strong proficiency in Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•Proficiency in Power BI preferred
•Strong oral/written communication & project management skills
•Bachelor of Science or Business
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The salary for this role is $105,000.00 - $158,700.00. 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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