Johnson & Johnson Careers

Category Insights Manager

Rogers, Arkansas
Marketing & Sales

Job Description

Requisition ID: 6007180706

Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson’s Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Category Insights Manager located in Bentonville/Rogers, Arkansas.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units: Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, and OTC products.

The Category Insights Manager role is responsible for driving category strategies with Walmart that result in market leading category growth and joint value creation. This individual will be responsible for translating these into category growth driving modular executions. This person will serve as the primary category resource for multiple stakeholders at the customer including (but not limited to) Category Managers/Buyers and Modular Development. This person should be an expert in analytics, Walmart assortment discipline, business processes, and key shopper/ category systems such as POS/Retail Link, Syndicated Data, JDA Space Planning Software. This person should be able to operate a high level fast paced, complex, and changing business environment.

• Serve as Category Advisor on specified category
• Provide unbiased strategic and tactical insights and recommendations to Walmart buyers on Distribution, Shelving, Merchandising, Pricing, and Promotional opportunities to improve category performance
• Provide superior support to Buyer during modular relay process
• Uncover business opportunities with deep-dive analytics using a variety of resources including, but not limited to: POS/ Retail Link, Syndicated Data, Marketplace & HH Panel Assessments, and Ad/Promotion Review
• Responsible for leading Analysts to provide value-added weekly reporting to customer
• Work with internal Shopper/Category partners on research opportunities: provide voice-of-customer, facilitate research projects, and activate findings to be customer-specific
• Work with Category Manager and internal partners on Category Strategy Development including growth plans for focus Segments/Brands, Regional/Demographic Opportunities, and Assortment Gaps
• Influence and execute the modular activation of merchandising improvements, efficient assortment, and clustering solutions
• Lead and develop Analyst team members as subject matter experts and superior modular drawing expertise
• Ensure Analyst team members have appropriate talent development focus with development plans, on-going coaching/feedback and succession plans
• Develop, leverage, and share best-practices to enhance the entire category management team

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required
• Minimum of seven (7) years in customer insights, category insights/management, consumer or relevant business experience is required
• Must have served in at least one manager-level role
• Must have the ability to understand and interpret shopper and category insights research and a strong understanding of syndicated data (IRI or Nielsen)
• Ability to elevate direct reports’ capabilities, as well as passion for coaching and developing staff members is required
• Knowledge of computer technology, analytical software programs, MS Office Suite and database management, including development of queries and assessment of data to draw accurate conclusions is required
• Ability to independently devise work scheduling for others and to organize and complete assigned work is required
• Strong presentation skills and ability to tailor skills and presentation style to a variety of key decision makers is required
• Ability to understand, interpret and communicate complex information across multiple levels is required
• Ability to develop and oversee the execution of project plans and to implement, execute and draw conclusions from a variety of customer, shopper and category studies is required
• Experience with space planning software is required
• This position will be located in Bentonville-Rogers, Arkansas and will require up to 15% domestic travel

Primary Location
United States-Arkansas-Rogers
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Marketing & Sales
Requisition ID