Category Manager - Walmart - Upfield

Category Manager - Walmart

Are you a category management professional looking to join one of the world's most innovative and fastest growing food categories?

Location: Remote

About the Position

The Category Manager for Walmart will be working for the largest plant-based consumer products company in the world on Upfield’s largest customer! Plant-based food is a growing, strategic, and dynamic segment of many grocery categories. You will be a trusted partner with Walmart and the Walmart sales team to drive sustainable category growth. In this role, you will work to identify market trends, shopper insights, and competitive threats to enhance customer strategies. You will leverage multiple data sources to gain a deep understanding of consumer and shopper behavior. In parallel, you'll use shopper-specific granular analytics from several data sources to support the sales team in their execution of Upfield’s mission and customer strategy.

So what does it take to be successful in this role?

You must have extensive experience developing strategic relationships with Walmart or Sam’s Club merchants in sales or category management. In order to be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated analytical and critical thinking to develop compelling selling stories, strong thought-leadership and influencing skills, data analysis, problem-solving, and storytelling experience. Most importantly, you will need to have extensive knowledge of syndicated data via IRI and/or Nielsen and other data sources in the role, including Retail Link/MADRID, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and Tableau. If you are a self-starter, with a creative, entrepreneurial spirit, ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, takes the initiative, and puts ideas forward, you will crush it here. You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we will provide the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation, and your desire to succeed!

What’s Next?

If this position sounds interesting, please hit the apply button now!

We understand your resume might not be up to date, so we recommend that you apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements stated in the description, but we encourage you to apply anyway. You might be the right candidate for this role or other roles.

We prefer to receive your application before January 30th. The first stage of the process will be a Video interview with me, Alexander Morse - Talent Acquisition Manager for North America.

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