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Associate Category Strategy Advisor, Hair Care

at Unilever in Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Background & Purpose of the Job

The Associate Strategy Manager performs a valuable role in supporting the category advisor team and building a strong partnership with Wal-Mart by providing strategic, consultative category advisor guidance and leadership to grow the Beauty business . This position will conduct high quality analysis and synthesis of multi-source data to derive insight, while leveraging effective communication & influencing to orchestrate action within the operational realities of the Wal-Mart environment. What You’ll Do

+ Deliver integrated consumer, category, and market insights to guide Wal-Mart strategic choices and tactical actions, leading to market leading growth.

+ Proactively provide analytics using all Category Management capabilities like planogram software, data tools, and data visualization tools to drive business opportunities and develop actionable recommendations.

+ Develop and foster, through timely and professional communication, business relationships with key contacts that establish Unilever as a lead source for all category strategy needs

+ Responsible for providing Category Management reporting, trend analysis, customized customer reports, and special project work directly to Merchandising.

+ Responsible for supporting the execution of assortment and modular development

Who You Are & What You’ll Need to Succeed :

+ Bachelor’s Degree required

+ Minimum 5 years of experience in Category Management or Customer Management Insights

+ CPG experience required; Walmart experience preferred

+ Expertise in linking analytics via traditional data sources with cutting edge capabilities and tools to develop insights into action

+ Excellent planning, analytical, communication skills required, ?Strong PowerPoint, Excel and presentation skills

+ Knowledge & application of syndicated data sources (Nielsen, IRI, Household Panel, Loyalty Card Data)

+ Expertise in JDA and assortment planning

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth (https://www.unilever.com/about/who-we-are/our-vision/) | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzuVqApc7i-tR2YxazMxNkpPZVU/view) | Every Voice Matters (https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/the-sustainable-living-plan/enhancing-livelihoods/opportunities-for-women/upholding-diversity/) | Global Reach (https://www.unilever.com/brands/) | Life at Unilever (https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1248/life/) | Careers with Purpose (https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/) | World Class Career Development Programs (https://www.unilever.com/careers/graduates/uflp/) | Check Out Our Space (https://www.themuse.com/companies/unilever/office) | Focus On Sustainability (https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/)

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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check. If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at NA.Accommodations@unilever.com . Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

Job Category: Customer Development

Job Type: Trade Category Management Specialist_Health&Beauty

Industry: Unilever_Experienced_Professionals

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Job Posting: JC220921667

Posted On: Aug 11, 2022

Updated On: Oct 05, 2022