Category Manager - Beverage Alcohol

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: July 29, 2020
  • Job Order ID: 408264
  • Consultant: Jaime Burke
  • Industry: Beverage Alcohol
Our client is a leading producer and marketer of beverage alcohol in Canada who is currently looking to add a Category Manager to their Western team.

In this role, you will:
  • Lead category expertise at the customer level through the development and execution of customer specific strategic category management plans
  • You will develop shopper and category focused recommendations and build customer value and growth within the Beverage Alcohol category, in alignment with broader company and customer initiatives
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders to influence overall category growth for the retailers
  • Work cross-functionally with executives and directors in the Customer Solutions, Sales, and Marketing departments
Key Qualification:
  • Minimum of 5 years category management or category analyst experience required
  • University degree; MBA or a Specialization in Business Administration is an asset
  • Previous experience working within Alcoholic Beverages and Consumer Packaged Goods industry
  • Knowledge of statistics and research methodologies
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to develop sophisticated reports and analyze data to develop conclusions
  • In-depth computer skills, with ability to build, manipulate, revise and modify data, documents, presentations and spreadsheets, including working knowledge of space management software