Assistant Category Advisor - Family Dollar - 1902690
Chesapeake, VA, USA
Mondelez International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.
Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.
The Assistant Category Advisor will report to the Director, Category Services, U.S. Alternative Channels and will be responsible for providing best in class category management and tactical customer level shopper insights at the customer level.
The position will be the first point of contact on shopper insights related business needs for the sales team and will be actively involved in creating insight based strategies and uncovering opportunities for Mondelez and have shared responsibility for meeting the team's volume targets.
The Assistant Category Advisor will act as a business partner with the customer team and will be responsible for selling strategic insights to retailers, performing category management duties for the team, and identifying opportunities thru data analysis.
Proven experience in analyzing data to provide key insights to grow the business is required (including and not limited to Nielsen POS and Nielsen Panel, Shopper/Loyalty).
Be the Shopper Insights Expert at the customer level by working closely with the Mondelez Sales Organization and the Customer.
Proactively uncover, review and analyze existing consumer and shopper research to identify and apply learnings to unmet business challenges.
Develop Category Business Reviews, Top to Top Presentations and Selling Stories with the support of various team members.
Ensure customer team tactics on 4Ps are based on insights and closely adhere to Mondelez promotion, pricing and shelving principles.
Maintain high level of category expertise.
Develop insights and actions to help drive recommendations on pricing, promotion, assortment and shelving.
Identify key business trends, issues and opportunities and formulate strategies to address at the customer.
Demonstrate industry leadership to key customers through strategic insights presentations and data analyses.
Create a visual representation of ideal merchandising conditions via planogram tools.
Utilizes syndicated and shipment performance data and other internal insights tools (Nielsen Pricing Explorer, Shopper Track, etc) to provide data analysis for customer teams. Additionally, must be able to learn and utilize Customer based Shopper/Loyalty card data systems.
Tracks merchandising initiatives and new item launch performance to ensure fair share, impact to new item acceptance and impact on display vehicles in store.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance, Marketing, Business Administration, Computer Science, Logistics or Liberal Arts
Strong problem solving, analysis skills, and presentation/influencing skills.
Ability to comprehend and sell shelf management concepts within the context of category management
Ability to use space planning software (e.g. JDA)
Ability to learn and apply software applications
Ability to work effectively with customer business teams and external customers
Project management skills
Advanced MS Excel Skills
Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.
Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.
Mondelēz International was born in 2012, but you can trace the products we make today back to the 18th century. Join nearly 100,000 employees across the world and you’ll see how we combine the energy, hunger and agility of a new company with the heritage and resources of a large organization.
Mondelēz International is renowned for its delicious snacks. We’re #1 globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy and #2 in gum. Hardly surprising – our legendary brands names such as Oreo, Cadbury, Nabisco, Tang, Trident, Halls, Milka, LU and belVita simply roll off the tongue.