Merchandising Strategy Manager / Assistant Category Manager (Non-Perishables)

Employer
Giant Foods
Location
Washington DC
Posted
May 08, 2021
Closes
May 19, 2021
Ref
14570BR
Function
Management
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Responsible for producing, under the direction of the Category Manager, a comprehensive and cohesive strategy for a selected product portfolio 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 product portfolio including Sales, Share, Margin, Shrink, Customer Count
  • Responsible for procurement and replenishment (Fresh) and in-stock position at the shelf (Center Store) [Service levels, inventory/days on hand, forecasting and seasonal impacts)
  • Develops and executes customer-focused category plans and drives a selling culture
  • Manages pricing in cooperation with the Category Managers for assigned categories and influences pricing strategy
  • Subject matter expert for assigned product portfolio
  • Work with Category Manages to influence and drive assortment decisions for their assigned product portfolio
  • Work with Category Manages to influence and drive price and promo decisions for their assigned product portfolio
  • Drives product innovation with Private Brand
  • Vendor negotiation and relationships


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: Merchandising Strategy Manager / Assistant Category Manager (Non-Perishables)
Department Name: Merchandising
Job Category: Merchandising