Senior Category Manager
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Chewy
Chewy is seeking a dynamic, seasoned, and analytical Senior Category Manager to join our merchandising team in Dania Beach, FL. In this role you will own a robust P&L, negotiate to improve business terms and margin against category and company goals, directly manage high profile vendor relationships, develop and execute category business strategies, and actively identify opportunities to accelerate your business. Negotiation experience, verbal, written, and presentation skills are a must. You should have a passion to innovate and ability to effectively prioritize in a fast-paced environment. You can expect to work side-by-side with equally smart and motivated entrepreneurs as we continue to build Chewy's future as a leader in ecommerce. This position is based in sunny south Florida at our offices in Dania Beach.
What You'll Do:
Own complete profit & loss management, including improvement of business terms and margin against category and company goals
Establish, build, and manage strong external vendor relationships, including ownership across all negotiations
Identify opportunities within your category to optimize and maximize product performance, including analyzing sales data, assortment gaps, and market trends to make quick, effective decisions for your business
Build (from scratch if needed) and analyze sales, margin, and customer performance metrics, successfully gleaning insights to drive effective and meaningful strategy
Work collaboratively across cross-functional teams including finance, marketing, supply chain, pricing, content, and operations.
What Youll Need:
Bachelor's degree (MBA a plus)
8-10 years of relevant experience in Merchandising, Business, eCommerce, Technology, Finance, Product Management, Category Management, Consulting, or related field
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and strong knowledge of retail math. SQL a plus
Ability to lead, be nimble, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously