Category Manager - 199334 (PK)

Oct 01, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Category Manager - 199334 (PK)Job DESCRIPTIONYour challengeThis role further facilitates the exposure and penetration of CLNA category management and is an essential role providing category leadership enhancing retail partnerships by increasing category sales and aiding in fact based/strategic selling. Your responsibilitiesStrong contributions leveraging syndicated/POS scanning sales data, and knowledge and use of outside sources and shopper insights to uncover opportunities for key accounts, sales team, and also internal departments (both sales and marketing strategies)1. Develop the creation of new item selling decks in support of type A/B launches per the established frameworks. Coordinate closely with sales planning and leverage shopper insights to drive maximum category and shopper centric solutions at a national level2. Support the analysis and presentation of category/brand results for key promotional windows and/or full year review. Utilize output internally with senior management, and then commercialize results to maximize opportunities in the next selling season3. Create annual updates of Cat Man tool box in support of annual business planning and national sales meeting deliverables. Distribution priority/gap modeling, fair share tool, and insights playbooks as core deliverables. Coordinate closely with sales planning and marketing to develop strategies to incorporate into the distribution priority modeling so new item launches are incorporated appropriately with existing skus.We are looking forBA required, MBA prefered•IRI, Nielsen or NPD experience •Microsoft Office, advanced ability with Excel, PowerPoint, Database reporting • Bachelors Degree required• Space Management software knowledge (ProSpace/Intercept, Apollo or Spaceman) • 3-5 years minimum experience in sales with a major CPG company • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well in a cross functional environment • High energy and drive to succeed • Desire and ability to build new organizational competencies"Our company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status."Job Field Sales Account ManagementPrimary Location United States-Connecticut-StamfordCOMPENSATIONBenefits - Full Bonus Eligible - Yes CANDIDATE DETAILS2+ to 5 years experienceManagement Experience Required - YesMinimum Education - Bachelor's DegreeWillingness to Travel - Occasionally ADDITIONAL DETAILSLocation: StamfordIndustry: Manufacturing & ProductionJob Category: Sales / Marketing - Sales & Sales ManagementHours Per Week: Visa Candidate Considered: No We have remote access to the computer system the company uses. I will be able to place your resume directly into an active candidate queue. In addition we can champion you to top management. If you have worked at a similar company and held a similar position, this is what I will need from you: A current copy of your resume with full address sent to me as an attachment. We cannot use the online version. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR RESUME HAS YOUR FULL ADDRESS AND CONTACT INFORMATION, BE SMART- Make sure your resume has all the KEY WORDS from the job description. Resumes without the KEY WORDS are ignored by the HR people. Your citizenship or visa status. Your desired base salary range. Are you willing to relocate if necessary? Will you have to relocate if you get this job? We are always company paid. We do not accept money from candidates. We are paid by them but we work for you.

Company Description:

Royal Philips of the Netherlands is a diversified technology company, focused on improving people s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare.