Chewy is seeking a dynamic and analytical Senior Category Manager to join our growing and fast-paced merchandising team in Dania Beach, FL or Bellevue, WA. We have very ambitious plans to further build our Merchandising teams and businesses. If you are passionate about a truly entrepreneurial role which has high relevance and impact, then this would be an ideal position for you. In this role, you will own the Pu0026amp;L for an important category, negotiate to improve business terms, manage high profile vendor relationships directly, develop and execute business strategies, and identify opportunities to accelerate your business. At Chewy, we believe innovation is rewarded and execution is highly valued. Negotiation experience, verbal, written, and presentation skills are a must. Our ideal candidate is a versatile business leader with a track record of high performance, that can think big and operate at depth in parallel.
What You'll Do:
Establish, build, and manage strong external vendor relationships, including ownership across all negotiations
Continue to realize high double-digit growth rates; both for sales and profit
What You'll Need:
MBA or equivalent Master's degree.
6-8 years of holistic business experience in top ecommerce, retail, FMCG, or similar organizations.
Strong comprehensive business acumen and the willingness to move fast.
Proven operator, skilled in go-to-market, and with focus on execution.
Superb communication skills combined with the ability to influence cross-functional partners.
Exceptional competencies in vendor management/merchandising, sales, marketing, and general management.
Ability to lead, be nimble, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and strong knowledge of retail math.