Serve as primary lead for the development of best of class account category plans, best practice applications, and tools.
- Develop and guide best of class information based selling recommendations and presentations to assist with solving critical business issues.
- Interact with CM’s, CSM, and retail accounts to deliver category and space management best practice capabilities, analysis, insights, solutions.
- Lead the strategic and tactical development of leading edge best of class Category/Space Management processes for the company. Application by class of trade and facilitated intra company knowledge and expertise around category management principals and thinking.
- Manage day to day activities of direct reports and their project work.
- Work with vendor personnel to define scope of data needed for analysis.
- Manage department budgets, training, SME initiatives.
- Increase value of CM and view of ABI CM practices within the industry and among retail partners.