Category Management Analyst Resume Samples

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+1 (555) 633 5676
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Experience

Experience

09/2015

present
Detroit, MI
Senior Analyst, Category Management
Detroit, MI
Senior Analyst, Category Management
09/2015

present
Detroit, MI
Senior Analyst, Category Management
09/2015

present

  • Supports the formation of category and sourcing strategies, working closely with the Sr. Manager and his/her direct reports
  • Manages update of quarterly category goals, supports team interaction with senior management in gathering input, consolidating & synthesizing information
  • Manages the end-to-end supplier relationship, including quarterly reviews of supplier performance, contract compliance, and pricing for assigned categories
  • Prepares executive reports and category playbooks for Supply Management and internal stakeholders that illustrates recommendations for improvements and value creation for the organization
  • Interfaces with other business units to assess the strategic fit of sourcing opportunities within the larger organization as it relates to Enterprise categories
  • Performs sophisticated supplier, market and internal analysis and makes recommendations for category and operational efficiencies
  • Develops strong relationships with key business partners and key suppliers to provide visibility and intelligence for the organization

04/2010

05/2015
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Analyst Category Management
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Analyst Category Management
04/2010

05/2015
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Analyst Category Management
04/2010

05/2015

  • Foster good working relationships with cross functional team; internal sales team, consumer insights and consumer marketing
  • Develop strong knowledge of categories and awareness of market trends
  • Foster good working relationships with internal sales team
  • Manage syndicated data and account specific POS data
  • Provide monthly category reports and retailer scorecards
  • Provide monthly reports both for internal sales team as well as retailer reports and scorecards
  • Develop strong knowledge of market and category trends

12/2002

11/2009
Chicago, IL
Category Management Analyst
Chicago, IL
Category Management Analyst
12/2002

11/2009
Chicago, IL
Category Management Analyst
12/2002

11/2009

  • Working knowledge of marketing and sales processes
  • Establish strong partnerships with internal Sales and Marketing teams, to help them understand category dynamics and trends
  • Lead creation and implementation of sourcing and demand management strategies for assigned categories of spend, manage the development of RFx materials, detailed analysis of proposals and vendor capabilities, negotiations and supplier selection. Plan, schedule and monitor category sourcing initiatives, ensuring proper resource allocation an on-time delivery of projects; exercise tight project management. Leverage key metrics to identify problem areas and adopt current and emerging business models with an entrepreneurial mindset and creative approach to drive best practice
  • Build and manage relationships with priority business executives, serves as a key member of the business unit leadership team to support implementation of business strategies through advanced procurement initiatives and team alignment, facilitate the entire sourcing process and closely collaborate with clients to select and award business to suppliers. Demonstrate a strategic business mindset, organizational savvy, present an executive-level presence, and balance multiple stakeholder interests simultaneously
  • Create planograms for retail accounts, based upon analysis results and input from Sales/Marketing and Retailers. This includes supporting marketing with evaluating new product dimensions and impact upon shelf capacity and retail turns
  • Conduct retail store audits to evaluate distribution, product mix, pricing and shelf space allotment
  • Develop comprehensive category growth strategies focused around shopper centricity, enabling greater sell-thru and market share gains

Education

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Professionalism
Bachelor’s Degree in Professionalism
Kean University
Bachelor’s Degree in Professionalism

Skills

Skills

  • Strong quantitative problem solver who can structure complex issues and interpret large data sets comfortably
  • Experience

    in deep dive analysis and applying analytic techniques to determine key customer insights, drive business strategies, and increase category performance

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self driven individual who is able to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment and adapt to shifting priorities
  • Strong project skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong Excel, Powerpoint
  • Ability to multitask, organize and plan
  • Excellent analytical skills and good business case preparation
  • Pulls together info/intel for the weekly, bi-weekly, monthly & quarterly plan updates delivered to the Category Manager (weekly/bi-weekly), Portfolio Lead (monthly) and SVP (quarterly)