Category Manager Job Description

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Category Manager. Serve as an analytic and category management expert using the category management process as a decision platform for all initiatives designed to optimize category performance at the customer(s). The Category Manager acts as the active interface between sales, marketing, business development, supply chain, shopper marketing, shopper insights, business analytics, and market research in developing category story to drive profitability and category growth at the customer. Work closely with the buyer to define the vision of the category. Lead the customer team to become a thought leader and go-to advisor (including category captain whenever possible) for the customer when it comes to category management. Create compelling, actionable stories that will captivate customers and grow category sales for the mutual benefit of both company and customer.

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We are seeking a Category Manager. Category Managers are expert procurement practitioners, skilled in creating competitive environments, and with a bias for decision-making rooted in data and analytics. The CM role will establish and manage enterprise level vendor relationships, influencing senior leadership, internally and externally, in defining the direction of sourcing projects in support of division and corporate goals.

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The Category Manager is responsible for planning assortment, developing pricing strategy, planning promotional activity, and managing key supply chain relationships within assigned grocery categories. They will contribute to the profitability of their categories by driving and optimizing sales while blending their categories to meet set margin targets. The Category Manager will also support merchandising efforts of eCommerce Merchandisers and support Buyers to execute replenishment.

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The Category Manager is an in-store expert in the planning, development, merchandising, pricing, and sales execution of a certain group or type of products. The Category Manager’s in-depth knowledge of the assigned category will drive the pricing, shelving, marketing, and promotions of the category's products in order to make them as visible, accessible, and appealing to customers as possible.

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As a Category Manager, you will improve value and service to your customers and improve supply chain efficiency. In addition, you will use internal and customer data to optimize plans and to support joint initiatives with strategic customers.

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The Category Manager is an integral facilitator of workflow and administrative activities within the pharmacy supply chain sourcing team. Coordinates movement of pharmaceutical contracting projects through the process and facilitates progress. Maintains and analyzes information vital to the proper classification, evaluation, and quality of successful contracts focusing on brand, generic, and specialty medications. Promotes successful contract performance by preventing and resolving problems. Participates in the pharmacy supply chain sourcing team's strategic planning, preparation, and reporting. Provides instruction, support, and feedback to internal and external customers. Promotes quality improvement, process optimization, and data-driven decisions. Responsible for managing programs as assigned.

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The Category Manager works in support of the marketing initiatives to facilitate the completion of all tasks related to the assigned categories (package beverage, dispensed beverage, general merchandise, apparel, drinkware, outdoor, electronics, and etc.). The Category Manager ensures exceptional product management along with a better customer experience that supports our purpose to “Leave ‘em Better”.

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In the role of Category Manager, you will be part of the National Accounts Sales Team. You will help design category & space based selling solutions in collaboration with the chain team to advance the business.

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The Category Manager (CM) is responsible for the selling efforts with their assigned customer as a member of a Customer Business Team (CBT). The CM manages assigned categories and responsibilities effectively and acts as a liaison between CBT and the Customer’s HQ Team. The CM delivers revenue and share objectives- pursues business strategies to grow the company franchises through the use of customer-specific programs- provides category management expertise to the customer- ensures that coordinated cross-functional sales value is delivered to the customer through implementation of the sales plan and shelving objectives.

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As a Category Manager, you will be responsible for leading the creation, execution and management of comprehensive global and regional sourcing strategies for Facilities Services.

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