Category Manager III

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Princeton, NJ
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

The Category Manager III will work with key account teams and their respective retailers to develop, lead, and communicate fact-based analysis and insights in their respective category(s) to help drive C&D and category topline sales objectives.

The role reports internally to the Church & Dwight Category Management Department

What you’ll do:

  • Proactively develop collaborative relationships with our retail partners to be viewed as a trusted resource for both our C&D and Retailer business partners
  • Utilize credible insights and strength of partnership to effectively influence Customer Category strategies, tactics and executions
  • Actively lead and participate in all line reviews and re-occurring Customer Category reviews, JBP plans and Top to Top meetings
  • Develop key actionable category insights to identify and drive strategic sales opportunities and recommendations for both our C&D and Retailer partners
  • Monitor competitive activity and recommend solutions to meet/counter competitive threats to business
  • Utilize Tools and Insights to Enable Execution: Utilize Loyalty Card, Panel, Shopper insights, assortment, and POG tools to deliver unique insights
  • Be an expert in customer specific data and all required systems including Nielsen analytics and customer POS
  • Effectively communicate category management insights within internal C&D organization, and category management department, not in violation of confidentiality agreements with our customers


What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 5+ years of experience in the CPG industry required
  • 2+ years in a Category Management role in the CPG industry required
  • Nielsen and/or IRI syndicated data experience is required
  • Nielsen Advanced Analytical capabilities are required
  • POG software (like JDA) understanding and proficiency is a plus
  • Loyalty card experience is a plus
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership, presentation, and influencing skills


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