Category Management Team Lead

at Unilever in Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

The Category Management Team Lead for Walmart combines shopper and category insight with industry leading analytics to create and effectively sell-in a strategy that will drive competitive growth for Walmart. You will penetrate and collaborate at multiple levels within Walmart and Unilever to build and influence strategy and support a best in class team that oversees the execution of that strategy to the shelf and site. You will enable the team to lead the continuous improvement of the category growth process and identify and experiment with industry leading tools and capabilities to lead the development of the future of Walmart Category Management.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

+ Your actions demonstrate people first: Creating culture and people development are your passion areas. You thrive on developing & motivating people to perform at their best and welcome the responsibility to set the tone for those around you

+ You are a born leader: You will lead a team to deliver thought leadership and accelerated category growth strategy while taking pride in the detail of retail

+ You embrace change: Defining the future, solving problems with limited direction, and the thought of breaking down barriers excites you. You have strong intuition to anticipate opportunities and can elevating analyses beyond data translate into action.

+ You like strategy and love execution: You’ll integrate multiple sources of insight to define where to play and how to win over the short and long term. You’re able to develop plans for execution and engagement with appropriate customer contact points, timing, & content based on industry research and Unilever knowledge

+ You know the value of relationships: You will penetrate multiple cross-functional teams and the customer to link business opportunities and proactively make both strategic and tactical recommendations.

+ You are a story teller: You will leverage insights to create actionable selling stories and category strategy. You will leverage creative thought processes to tackle category issues and opportunities.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

+ Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA preferred

+ CPG Experience required, Walmart experience preferred

+ 10 years’ experience in Category Management, Customer Management, Insights or Sales Strategy

+ Extensive knowledge of syndicated data sources (ACNielsen, IRI, Household Panel, Loyalty Card Data)

+ Deep understanding of Walmart Inc. Assortment Discipline/Assortment Precision & Modular execution processes

+ Strong analytical interpretation, problem solving and influencing skills

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

+ Proven people management experience

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

Pay: The pay range for this position is $135,600 to $203,300. Unilever takes into consideration a wide range of factors that are utilized in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, qualifications and education, and other business and organizational needs.

Bonus: This position is bonus eligible.

Long-Term Incentive (LTI): This position is LTI eligible.

Benefits: Unilever employees are eligible to participate in our benefits plan. Should the employee choose to participate, they can choose from a range of benefits to include, but is not limited to, health insurance (including prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage), retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, sick leave, paid vacation and holidays, as well as access to numerous voluntary benefits. Any coverages for health insurance and retirement benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents


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.

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Job Category: Customer Development

Job Type: Trade Category Management Manager_Health&Beauty

Industry: Unilever_Experienced_Professionals

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Job Posting: JC248289791

Posted On: Sep 22, 2023

Updated On: Oct 19, 2023

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