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Associate Category Management Manager

Job ID: R-14840 Category: Customer Development Location: Cumberland, RI Date posted: 05/19/2021
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AssociateCategory Management Manager,CVS

Location:Cumberland, RI

Position Summary

Customer Development is our Sales organization at Unilever. CD works closely with customers to pioneer new products, build categories,and deploy best-in-class retail and shopper capabilities. Our Category Management team leads insights into action to impact strategic customer and category growth.

We are hiringan AssociateCategory Management Manager for the UnileverCVSbusiness to drive influence and results across assigned categories. TheACMM performs a valuable role in building a strong partnership withCVSby developing and implementing insight driven recommendations to grow their respective categories.

Who you are & what you do:

You’re a born leader: You will become the “go to” Category Management resource for your customers by providing actionable insightful recommendations.

You love to win, and have fun doing it:Your insights and analysis will provide growth recommendations to both the Category and Unilever.

You’re astory teller:You will use data andCategoryManagement capabilities to create presentations which will sell in growth opportunities.

You’re a dot connector:You will analyze data to link to business opportunities and proactively makeboth strategic and tactical recommendations.

In this role you will:

  • Drivebest-in-classCategory Management principles,as well as Consumer and Shopper Insights,by creating, analyzing, and presenting actionable insights and recommendations.

  • Providecategory expertise and recommendations for assigned categories.

  • Directly manage the relationship with category management contacts atCVS.

  • Proactively collaborate with Team Lead/Customer Business Managers (“CBM”) on key business opportunities and provide actionable recommendations.

  • This role has fundamentalcategory responsibilities to include shopper data expertise, assortment and shelf management, and cross functional partnership.

  • Utilize Category Management tools(such assales data,shopper paneldata,space planning tools,and market insight tools)to develop best in class recommendations.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • 2-4 years of experience including category management and customer engagement.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience and working knowledge of Category Management principles, IRI or Nielsen, shopper/consumer insights preferred

  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, and presentation skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships across Unilever and Customer; demonstrate high levels of engagement withcross-functional team

  • Strong time management, analytical, presentation, and communication skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple categories, contacts, and customer requests.

  • Ability tomanagework independently with short deadlines, and in a team environment.


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

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Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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