Category Manager - Non-Perishables

Employer
Giant Food
Location
Washington DC
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 13, 2022
Ref
17290BR
Function
Management
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Responsible for producing a comprehensive and cohesive category strategy which successfully meets the needs of our customers and achieves category goals while supporting brand integrated business plans. Drive the day to day activities of a selling organization culture with a consumer-centric focus through Category, Merchandising and Pricing (CMP) responsibilities. Responsible for thought leadership and category expertise around trends and category innovation.
  • Manages performance for assigned category including margin and shrink
  • Responsible for all category financial & customer metrics
  • Responsible for procurement and replenishment (Fresh)[Service levels, inventory/days on hand, forecasting and seasonal impacts)
  • Responsible for talent planning, team development and performance management
  • Develops and executes customer-focused category plans and drives a selling culture
  • Manages pricing for assigned categories and influences pricing strategy
  • Subject matter expert for assigned categories
  • Manages assortment and selection for assigned categories (e.g. final approval for all POG decisions)
  • Drives product innovation
  • Vendor negotiation and relationships
  • Develops and builds strong teams


Essential Skills

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in Category Management with a strong preference in CPG or retail


Job Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Title: Category Manager - Non-Perishables
Department Name: All Non-Perishable Departments
Education (Highest Level): Bachelors Degree
Job Category: Merchandising