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Posted: Sunday, February 18, 2018 5:43 AM

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.
Manager, Category and Shopper Solutions
The primary responsibilities of this role, Manager Category and Shopper Solutions, are to:
:Develop category reviews, conducts planogram development, and actively participates in and supports, when appropriate, "test and learn" concepts with customers;
:Provide retailers category management department with analytical support specific to category initiatives and POG development;
:Within the context of category management opportunities, actively participates in the business planning process. Plans, develops, customizes and presents platform presentations (Self Care, category and regimen) with retailers;
:Adapt, sell, and execute Self Care and regimen programs with customers;
:Drive ongoing identification of customer and/or channel shopper insight issues and opportunities with team; coordinates with Category and Solutions team;
:Identify Bayer brand business opportunities based upon retailer and shopper insights;
:Mine customer POS data and loyalty card data and information for new opportunities and in support of existing initiatives/actions;
:Convert analytical facts into actionable insights and holistic, market:leading solutions;
:Conduct ongoing retail controllable score carding analysis and evaluation/recommendations versus best practices and current results;
:Conduct ongoing category reviews and analyses;
:Monitor and track competitive activity, new item performance, and overall category performance vs plan/budget;
:Utilize customer data, information, and resources for ongoing analyses;
:Provide and conduct ongoing ad hoc analytical support to support category management.
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Required Qualifications:
:Bachelors Degree with 8 years of progressive Category Management, Sales,Marketing or Shopper Research experience in the consumer packaged goods industry or data:services industry
:Must have a Valid Driver's license. Ability to travel as necessary or required;
:Ability to be objective, and have the ability to prioritize available resources, both direct and indirect reports, based on sound, strategic rationale;
:Minimum of 2 years' experience in managing/providing direction to external resources including syndicated data vendors, or consultants;
:Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence;
:Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner to large groups;
:Strong analytical skills with hands:on use of syndicated data, customer specific sales information, and primary market research;
:Proven analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, problem solve and translate into action:oriented recommendations and directions;
:Strong customer:focused orientation and problem solving skills. Ability to think and sell conceptually. Ability to provide guidance to analyst(s) with respect to analytic design, data integration and interpretation;
:Excellent computer skills including database management, and manipulating multiple data fields
:Strong ability to manage personnel through multi:task functions, and multiple projects..
Preferred Qualifications:
:Minimum of twoyears of Field/HQ Category Management or Field/HQ Customer Marketing or Sales Strategy experience as well as exposure to all trade classes;
:Direct selling experience;
:Strong working knowledge of the selling and category management p


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