Jarden Corporation Mgr, Category - Blending in Miami, Florida
Live, Learn, Work and Play
Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, Aprica®, Goody®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Coleman®, First Alert®, FoodSaver®, Jostens®, K2®, NUK®, Oster®, Rawlings®, Sunbeam® and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.
The ultimate objective is to increase sales and profitability of business to drive sustainable growth.
Devise long-term development strategies for product categories.
Develop exit strategies for unsuccessful products (SKUs rationalization).
Foster trust relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services.
Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability that meets consumer demands.
Determine the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility.
Liaise with marketing (Trade Marketing & Brand Activation) teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category.
Manage the budget to create tools and assets to work with Brand Activation on support materials.
Applies deep understanding of the consumer to both short and long-term decisions. Links independent insight and observations to form a holistic, proprietary understanding of the consumer and leverages as a competitive advantage. Translates marketplace insights into winning category strategies.
Educates others on the consumer and marketplace.
Responsible to maintain all the competitors’ information up to date to flank their actions or simply be always ahead of the game.
Informs marketing metrics, key brand, and quality measures to track and understands the underlying drivers and interaction of each metric.
Identifies gaps in marketplace understanding and champions analyses to fill these gaps.
Gives input to the Consumer & Market Insights (CMI) team on the learning objectives and action standards for insight projects, specially shopper journey research & market penetration.
Develops deep category knowledge across multiple categories and brands.
Leads pricing audits to evaluate opportunities to extract maximum value from the market and recommend audit cadence, action steps and communicates strategy across channels.
Identifies key promotional windows based on target consumer behavior and recommends promotion depth and frequency guidelines.
Sets clear objectives and prioritizes initiatives for self and team.
Assigns clear projects and tasks to direct reports and coaches and develops their skills. Performs semi-annual performance reviews for team members.
Collaborates with brand development, brand activation & trade marketing peers to share marketing best practices
Four-year college degree, MBA Preferred.
6-10 years of equivalent marketing experience.
30% travel required.
Has worked on a business with global or international exposure.Demonstrates an understanding of differences between countries and cultures.
Proven experience as category manager or similar role.
Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles.
Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
An analytical mind with a strategic ability
Excellent communication and people skills
Recommending pricing strategies and guardrails
Successfully launched several new products which include all the category previous analysis through commercialization and in-market success.Has successfully managed a product portfolio.
Strong decision-making background in ambiguous environments with a bias for action.
Demonstrated success working in a matrix environment.
Strong communication skills and ability to develop materials for corporate strategy and business review meetings.
Experience with multiple countries (Internationally).
Proven ability to manage and develop a team.
Bilingual (English & Spanish) - Portuguese knowledge a plus
Equal Employment Opportunity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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