Category Space Manager - Bentonville AR

AB InBev | Bentonville, AR

Posted Date 3/22/2019


  • Partnering with Sr. Category Manager(s) to assist in the development of category strategies.
  • Role will be responsible in the development of planograms, creation of data/shopper insights, as well as ensuring customer strategies result in overall category growth.
  • Manage category space responsibilities for a specific category: Develop/recommend brand assortment and shelf schematic/planograms all relay, new store, remodels and special projects; Communicate/coordinate reset schedules/guidelines with wholesalers; Track and measure results.
  • Analyze data, identify growth opportunities and effectively communicate actionable insights to retailer
  • Track, measure and communicate results following major resets and special projects
  • Maintain active communications with ABI wholesaler personnel

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 – 3+ years of experience in CPG or related industry
  • BS/BA degree in Business, Finance, Marketing or related field
  • Basic knowledge of retail initiatives (particularly category management and information-based selling)
  • Advanced computer software proficiency (word, excel, outlook, PowerPoint, internet)
  • High level of expertise in analyzing information and making information based recommendations
  • Effective communications/presentation, follow-up, administrative and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Planogram Software’s like JDA
  • Ability to work and drive positive results in a fast-paced, team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Strong Familiarity with Syndicated Data (IRI, Nielsen, etc.)
  • Experience with Data Visualization Tools (Power BI, Alterx, Tableau, etc)
  • Alcohol/beverage industry knowledge
  • Understanding of 3-Tier system, with a view into wholesaler network/processes
  • Willingness to move within the U.S. for future opportunities

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