Category Leadership Manager, Walmart Advisor at Conagra Brands

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Type: Full Time
Location: Rogers, Arkansas





Job Description:

As Category Leadership Manager - Walmart Advisor, reporting to a Manager of Category Leadership, you will enhance and grow our Advisor relationship with Walmart by being an unbiased expert and go-to resource for all category, consumer trends and merchandising solutions. You will guide shopper specific granular analytics from multiple data sources across markets, shoppers, and consumers to make business building recommendations for category growth. You will combine data and business savvy to provide consultative category management to the buyer through expert reporting, presentations, and customer-facing engagements.


What You'll Do:



  • Deliver weekly category performance reporting and communication to the buyer.

  • Conduct monthly business reviews translating data from multiple sources into narrowly defined, immediate business opportunities with action plans.

  • Gather and interpret competitive market intelligence (from Wal-Mart's perspective).

  • Participate in strategic dialogue with teams including Category Management, Marketing and Operations.

  • Collaborate with our Business Development, Consumer Insights, and Category Managers to share best practices and build our insights data base. (Exclusive of confidential information).

  • Use Spectra, IRI, Prospace, Retail Link, Luminate and other consumer-centric data tools to build custom analyses and develop a store of the community opportunities on an everyday and seasonal basis.

  • Manage all aspects of modular development projects by driving and supporting the core line review process, new item recommendation and distribution, traiting, spacing, on-shelf merchandising, POG creation, DC Item Matrices and Category Buyer communication.

  • Provide post promotional analysis for important events to include selling highlights, opportunities, price point effectiveness and recommendations for improvement going forward.

  • Challenge other's perspectives when they are counter-sync with the Category Buyer's goals or known facts of the business.

  • Develop ad hoc reports to help support the business.


What You'll Bring:



  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Experience as a Category Advisor for Walmart within CPG industry, including 1-3 years minimum experience with the Walmart Modular Process - end-to-end technical abilities across all facets of the modular process from preparing preliminary category strategies to drawing modulars (uploading data, customizing at store cluster level, presenting recommendations to merchants).

  • Experience with Excel (can perform complex functions), PowerPoint and JDA Pro Space.

  • Experience with Syndicated data and customer POS sources (i.e. Retail Link, Spectra and IRI data).

  • Experience linking seemingly disparate pieces of information.

  • Experience presenting ideas and concepts to groups of varying levels within and outside of the organization.

  • Experience contributing and influencing in a cross-functional matrix environment.


Number of Days in Office: 3


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Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:


  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance

  • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan

  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences

  • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one ofNorth America'sleading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye,Marie Callender's, Banquet, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, Reddi-wip, and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visitwww.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brandsis an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

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