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Senior Category Manager, Albertsons

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Pepsico Plano , TX 75023

Posted 2 months ago

Auto req ID: 158447BR

Job Description

We are PepsiCo

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader operating in more than 200 countries with a product portfolio that includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands. From Gatorade to Quaker, to LIFEWTR, to Lay's, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

Innovation is a critical way we impact the market, as well as communities around the globe. We believe there is value in products, people, and planet. And we strive to make a difference by creating solutions that leave a lasting positive footprint.

Our culture is inspired by our employees. No two days are the same; we're dynamic and full of passionate teams adopting new ideas through our collaborative spirit. At PepsiCo, What Makes You Unique, Makes Us Better!

Category Leadership

Demand Xcelerator is a team that represents a transformation of Shopper Insights, Shopper Marketing, Category Leadership, and Space Engineering resources to support Sales and Marketing plans for enterprise, national, and regional customers across the PepsiCo portfolio. This approach allows us to build best-in-class capabilities, develop deep functional expertise, and offer focused programs to drive growth with our customers. The Demand Xcelerator will help PepsiCo provide our customers cutting edge data and insights, as well as, personalized solutions to drive incremental growth for both our customers and PepsiCo.

Great opportunity within PepsiCo's Demand Xcelerator to join a PepsiCo Customer Team leading the Category Leadership agenda. This role will manage the Snacks Category Leadership Team for the Albertsons Cos Customer Team nationally. The primary objectives of this role are to drive accelerated growth, market share gains, and elevated customer partnership through the development of actionable Category and Shopper Insights.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead category management and insights initiatives for the Frito Lay portfolio at Albertsons Cos as part of their Shopper 360 program including Strategic Aisle Reviews and Category Health Checks

  • Conduct detailed category decompositions to identify actionable growth opportunities in support of the JBP process including internal strategic planning and the Albertsons' SVP process

  • Collaborate with cross functional team (Sales, Insights, Shopper Marketing, Space Optimization) to create customized solutions that ensure delivery of relevant innovation and key initiatives

  • Develop fact based shopper centric selling stories leveraging loyalty data, syndicated data and other available selling materials

  • Produce post promotion analysis on major customer programs and other key initiatives

  • Build and maintain long-term advisory relationships with Albertsons Cos HQ and Division Buying Teams through frequent contact, delivering actionable objective insights

  • Effectively manage and develop a direct report through the Performance Management Process


  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA degree preferred

  • 5-10 years' of Category Management experience within the consumer packaged goods industry

  • Highly skilled in syndicated data sources with previous Loyalty Card analytics experience

  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking; ability to link strategies and objectives to develop compelling stories

  • Strong thought leadership and influencing skills: ability to influence both internal team members and customer to reach goals

  • Ability to proactively set and lead an insights agenda

  • Strong data analysis, problem solving, and storytelling experience

  • Working knowledge of syndicated data via IRI and/or Nielsen required. Will work with several data sources in role. Understanding of shopper insights and panel data preferred

  • Highly proficient with MS PowerPoint and MS Excel, Access, Tableau experience a plus

  • Ability to "connect the dots" and bring insights into action

  • Strong communication and presentation skills at the Executive level. Ability to interact confidently and effectively with team members, management and the customer

  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, matrixed environment

  • Strong planning/organizing skills; the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong capability to leverage influencing skills to gain alignment, agreement, and commitments (internal/external)

  • Prior people leadership preferred

  • Must be willing to travel 10-20% of the time

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation

Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

For San Francisco Bay Area: Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

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Senior Category Manager, Albertsons

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