AD, Category Management

Chewy Dania Beach , FL 33004

Posted 2 months ago

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is hiring an Associate Director, Category Managementu0026nbsp;to lead our stellar Merchandising team in Dania Beach, Florida. The Associate Director of Category Management will own the business growth strategy, category Pu0026amp;L delivery, and continuously assess products and services to stay ahead of the competition. The Associate Director of Category Management will be a team leader and mentor in a high-pace environment so clear and effective leadership is critical.

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What You'll Do:

  • Prepare the Merchandising department to scale the business to 4x current volume

  • Work in conjunction with the Business Vertical VP to develop the goals of the Category Management team

  • Ensure Merchandising is planning and delivering on all key P/L Metrics such as Sales, GM, ASP, CPU, Rebate %, and more

  • Negotiate high stakes and complex funding and cost deals across the biggest manufactures in the Pet Care Industry

  • Develop and execute overall product assortment strategy to maximize sales and new customer acquisition

  • Lead a complex or large vendor network of partners

  • Develop strategies for increasing vendor support

  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners across businesses to execute the strategy effectively, both on replenishment, seasonal, and OTB categories

  • Oversee high-level direction and approve tactical, administrative or operational policies to ensure achievement of objectives

  • Partner with Merchandising Operations and IT to increase conversion

  • Generate new Merchandising concepts to gain incremental sales

  • Interject new insights and ideas for improving customer experience and improving financials while holding true to Chewy fundamentals

  • Position may require travel

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What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing.

  • Alternate profile- Willing to consider candidates with less experience who have advanced degrees and are working for top consulting firms.

  • Minimum of 8 years negotiation experience

  • Strong in Excel

  • BA/BS (MBA preferred)

  • Position may require travel

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Bonus:

  • Experience with financial analysis and modeling

  • Extensive experience leading teams u0026amp; cross-functional projects

  • Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment

  • Experience planning both seasonal and replenishment based categories

  • Ability to synthesize large quantities of and complex data into usable/actionable information

  • Track record of taking ownership and driving results in a data-driven, fast-paced environment

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

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If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact

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