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Category Manager

at CVS Health

Posted: 1/25/2019
Job Reference #: 916203BR

Job Description

Job Title :
Category Manager
Job ID :
Location :
FL - Miami
Street Address :
9675 NW 117th Ave Suite 202
Category :
Merchandising|Category Manager
Description :
Job Description
CVS Health is experiencing exceptional growth and we have an opportunity for a Category Manager. As a Category Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Profit and Loss for the Beauty category. Furthermore, you will develop and execute plans to deliver expected target financials, along with developing detailed analyses and reports identifying inputs, outputs and key factors to consider to evaluate category issues.

Some other critical components of this role include identifying opportunities and challenges and adjusts plans accordingly to meet desired financial results, completing projects in a timely manner and on budget, and coordinating complex projects across four or more functional areas such as a launch plan.

In this role, you will independently complete core category management activities, including, but not limited to, annual planogram resets, development of circular promotional plan, off shelf plan, direct mail plan, new product launch plans, annual budgeting, etc. Also you will develop strong joint business plans with suppliers and achieve targets or proactively builds plans to close gaps.

* Generate concrete new ideas and process improvements for the category and/or leads a team to generate new ideas
* Develop clear, persuasive business case to support ideas and gain approval/support
* Build timely action plans and "makes it happen"; knows who to involve, what steps to take, and how, and takes action quickly
* Identify potential barriers/risks to innovation plans and takes action to address them
* Drive tasks to completion within deadlines, using creative ways to meet tight timelines
* Build an environment that inspires colleagues to explore, present new ideas and take risks

Required Qualifications
1+ years of merchandising experience as a Category manager

Preferred Qualifications
* Previous retail experience strongly preferred
* Excellent technical skills: knowledge of spreadsheet and database software
* Excellent presentation skills
* GMROI analysis experience a plus
* Experience or working knowledge of IRI or Nielsen market data
* Familiarity with plan-o-gram tools a plus

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college.

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units - MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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