Manager, Category Development Strategy

Henkel Bentonville , AR 72716

Posted 2 months ago

Manager, Category Development Strategy


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


Location: Stamford, CT or Henkel Beauty Care Field Sales Office (Bentonville, Cincinnati, Nashville, Minneapolis, etc.)

  • The primary objective of the National Category Development Manager is to initiate, develop, synthesize, and translate shopper and category insights into Category growth platforms that support in-store activation

  • Work in partnership with Shopper Insights, Sales Strategy and Marketing teams in the development and deployment of Category insights and sales tools that support execution of Category and Henkel growth initiatives

  • Build credible and actionable National Category selling stories that drive Category and Henkel growth initiatives

  • Lead development, deployment, and broad sharing of Customer Shopper Loyalty insights

  • Own development, deployment and training of all syndicated data and executional tools

  • Provide insights to inform and support development of channel/customer 4P executions

  • Own development and insight support for best-in-class channel assortment and POG executions


  • B.S. or B.A. degree with 5+ Years CPG experience, ideally within both Category Management and Field Sales roles

  • Ability to proactively translates insights into business solutions

  • Ability to influence decision makers across all levels of internal and external organizations

  • Mastery of syndicated POS, Household panel, Customer Loyalty data, Shopper Insights

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 21018073

Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular

Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067

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