Category Manager

Confidential Company  •  Houston, TX

8 - 10 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/18/18
Confidential Company
Houston, TX
8 - 10 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/18/18

Responsibilities:

  • Deep understanding of the category product, business management and sales challenges and strategies
  • Actively contributes to the definition of the category business plan
  • Establishes relationships and represents team with sales force and other partners at senior level
  • Product line and quota responsibility for a significant share of the product range, or a specific customer segment
  • Functional responsibility for the team in one or several areas (market analysis, marketing engagement, SF communication etc).
  • May lead a subset of the team. May lead overall engagement with one or several sales teams
  • May lead engagement and partnership with external IT vendor

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required; additional fluency in Portuguese desired
  • University or Bachelors degree in Marketing or Finance; advanced degree or MBA preferred
  • Typically 8-12 years of professional experience with a combination of Marketing, Sales, Business Planning experienced preferred
  • Consumer and/or Commercial Partner management expertise; End User Acct management as an alternative

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required; additional fluency in Portuguese desired
  • Business planning skills, multidimensional
  • Financial planning and modelling skills, comfortable to manage high complexity business planning and reporting
  • Strong communication skills at senior management internally and externally
  • Knowledge of promotional marketing processes and practices.
  • Negotiation skills and ability to frame the product value proposition to customers/partners
  • Leadership skills and cross functional expertise (sales, supply chain, marketing

Job ID 1025225

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