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Category Advisor Team Lead

Date:  Jun 9, 2021

Bentonville, AR, US

Requisition ID: 15521 

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In the role of Category Advisor Team Lead  working in Bentonville, AR you will be part of the Category Advisor Team.  This person is responsible for leading the Space and Assortment team.  They will lead the category management team to develop critical insights and solutions for their assigned account and to grow the size and the value of the customer's beer category, while capturing a disproportionate share of growth.  


This position reports to the Category Inisghts Director and works closely with the greater category advisor team, the retailer, and our internal commercial center of excellence.  



The Responsibilities 

  • Understanding the category, region, channel and shopper through the use of available data sources.   
  • Understanding the retailers brick and mortar and digital/Ecommerce strategy, business needs, and goals 
  • Incorporation of the Molson Coors business objectives and channel strategies  
  • Incorporate Molson Coors Retailer Revenue Management strategies 
  • Incorporate consumer/shopper insights and behavior into analysis and insights 
  • Lead Top to Top Category Management and digital solutions presentations to Executives at Retailers to build partnerships and grow category 
  • Lead Space Management presentations in order to sell in Molson Coors space and assortment strategy 
  • Effectively allocate resources and monitor reset process to ensure high quality and timely execution
  • Understanding of modular relay process and ability to lead it with high organizational skills
  • Ability to handle ambiguous tasks and requests with ease and simplifying them for the rest of the team


The Other Qualifications:  

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree; 
  • You have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in data analysis / category management experience  
  • You have a passion for developing people and fostering a cohesive team culture
  • Experience with advanced analytics, consumer research, statistics, modeling
  • Experience in JDA, Pro Space, or other space programing  
  • Use of consumption databases i.e. ACNielsen, IRI 
  • Proven ability to use data and analytics to develop insights 
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities.  You act with appropriate urgency to various market events and trends  
  • You are confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business  
  • You are deadly serious about results, and take pride in a proven track record in delivering.   
  • You are a motivated leader that can inspire others; you respect your commitments and are able to obtain optimal results from your team through respect and development  
  • You are a skilled negotiator focused on the client; your constant curiosity fosters your innovative style and you can equally execute ideas given to you  


Work Perks You Need to Know About:   

  • As the world’s largest family brewer we have the scale to make big things happen and still get to know colleagues on a first name basis across the globe  
  • We play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks – giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are. 
  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance all year  
  • You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training that includes everything from brewing techniques to beer tasting and food pairings   
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment  
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental and pension benefits 

Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences  


Job Posting Grade: 12 


At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville