Philips Category Management Analyst in Stamford, Connecticut

Join the Category Management team at Philips North America. Support Category Manager and Senior Category Managers drive analytic rigor and category expertise through the Marketing organization while driving influence with key Food, Drug and Specialty customers. We are looking for great people to support and grow strategic partnerships with our customers. HQ Category Management t is a critical function we are looking for a very well rounded individual who is able to handle internal and external customers, manage through multiple priorities, and who is very adept at analyzing and reporting data, and crafting stories using data.

Responsibilities

Actively support the drive for category leadership and influence at key Drug, Specialty, Online and Food customers

Analyze syndicated data and shopper information to craft retail stories

Co-own assortment and lead planogramming activities.

Prepare account specific category plans providing unbiased analysis, interpretation and recommendations improving total category performance

Turnkey presentations that sales teams can customize for use as part of their own account meetings

Help adjust local retailer assortment and portfolio to meet existing consumer trends

Conduct promotional analysis to deliver recommendations to optimize

Manage category development toolkit to achieve a comprehensive set of data including both account trends and shopper insights.

Manage syndicated data and reporting at the HQ level (Nielsen and NPD reporting)

Provide Excel based forecasts to guide internal Philips business planning processes

Streamline and drive automation through recurring deliverables

Liase between Field Cat. Man., Marketing, Sales and Sales Planning

Your Team

You will report directly to the Director of Category Management of Philips North America based in Stamford, Connecticut. You will join a team of driven and highly knowledgeable category management professionals located in Stamford, Minneapolis, Rogers and Markham, Ontario. We are tight knit, high performing team sharing best practices and continually driving improvement and enhancement to what we deliver to both internal and external teams.

Our offer

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow:

Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

We offer you the opportunity to personally contribute to Philips’ achievement of growth objectives and ambition to improve the lives of 3 Billion people a year by 2025.

We are looking for

The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills education and experience:

  • Must be proficient in accessing, interpreting data, preferably syndicated POS and Panel data (Nielsen/IRI)

  • Working knowledge of Shelf planning software and images preferred but not required

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Strong Excel, Powerpoint

  • Ability to multitask, organize and plan

  • Problem analysis and problem-solving

  • High Sense of urgency

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  • Find out more info about Philips at www.philips.com/na/careers .

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

  • For over 125 years, Philips has been improving lives through sustainable innovation. Today, we are a leading health technology company focused on making life better for billions worldwide, starting with the lives of our own passionate, collaborative and remarkably diverse employees .We are always looking for like-minded people to join our team and create a healthier, more connected society with us while advancing their careers.Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223 , option 5, for assistance.