Manager, Category Solutions (Private Label) | Job in , . | Daymon | #2022-424526

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We are seeking a Category Solutions Manager in Dairy and Frozen that will work in a strategic capacity supporting our North America account teams with insights, category management, and thought leadership. This is a project-based role and the ideal candidate will be an expert in their category responsibilities and able to use a broad range of data sources to develop strategies to solve business challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes a broad range of data sources, metrics, tools, and analytics to identify trends and present insights to customers and clients.
  • Prioritizes tasks with a focus on strategic versus tactical activities that deliver stronger ROI.
  • Engages with customers and clients to understand strategies and objectives.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities to drive client business.
  • Leverages experience to create mutually beneficial solutions for all parties involved.
  • Creates insight driven presentations with actionable tactics and strategies.
  • Continuous learning and student of the business mindset.
  • Ability to articulate the big picture beyond the data and take a strategic approach to project work, even when not asked in a strategic way

Skills, Knowledge, And Abilities:

  • Problem solver with the ability to push others to think differently, attack issues from multiple angles and lead/manage through ambiguity
  • Leader who can effectively work cross-functionally throughout the organization and motivate others, including influencing without authority
  • Project manager who can balance the big picture and attention to details
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with ability to flex to changing business needs
  • Strategic thinker with the ability in translating information into insights, strategy, recommendations, and results
  • Team player who can balance working autonomously while engaging the right stakeholders at the right time throughout project development
  • Excellent communicator with strong oral, written and presentation skills with capability to develop a compelling story and communicate it to senior management
  • Relationship builder who is comfortable engaging at high levels within an organization
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude who consistently delivers projects with excellence
  • Student of the business with a constant drive to learn and grow
  • Highly proficient user of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent job-related experience in Business Administration, Marketing, or Food Marketing
  • 5 years of experience in the dairy or frozen industry required, preferably in a customer facing or consultative role
  • Syndicated Data experience: Experience with IRI, Nielsen, Hartman, Mintel, Euromonitor, MRI and other relevant platforms preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of principles and practices of Category Management (analysis of assortment, pricing, promotion, shelving, shopper) required

Manager, Category Solutions (Private Label)

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