Sales - Retail Category Development Manager
Colgate Palmolive - Schaumburg, IL

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Our Company invites applications for the position of Category Development Manager. Responsibilities are as follows:

Serve as Category Management consultant to our customers and internal team that identifies opportunities that deliver category and customer growth through fact based recommendations.

Exhilerate high energy, assertive management skills, an aptitude to resolve complex problems, understand market dynamics and employ good decision making skills.

Assess trends, analyze shopper data and syndicated/point of sale data to identify key customer opportunities for growth.

Withhold solid understanding of Category Management processes and practices.

Collaborate with both our customers and internal teams in the areas of effective product assortment, shelf merchandising, promotional and pricing recommendations.


This position requires these qualifications:
BA Degree

Consumer manufacturer/broker/trade background

2+ years key account experience with a syndicated service

2+ years category management experience

Merchandising expertise in the consumer brand industry

Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Nielsen

Understanding of consumer data applications

The competency requirements are Results Orientation, Planning/Priority Setting, Analytical/Decision Making, Competitive Intelligence, Financial Understanding, and Computer Business Applications

At Colgate-Palmolive/Hill's Pet Nutrition, we care about our people.

Attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional talent are a key global priority. To support employee development and job satisfaction, we proudly offer global career opportunities and access to world class training and education programs. We encourage Colgate people to expand their professional horizons while gaining a greater understanding of the world in which we live.

As part of our commitment to our people, we are constantly strengthening our mentoring, training, benefits and work/life balance programs in an effort to ensure that all employees have access to professional and personal development opportunities.

We continuously strive to become the

Best Place

to Work.

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