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Toronto | Full Time

Category Management Director


Reporting to the VP National Sales and Marketing, the Category Management Director will lead the development of account-specific category plans and reviews by integrating market, customer & consumer insights to his strategic recommendations around Product Assortment, Placement, Promotion and Pricing.


  • Prepare reviews of the alcoholic beverages industry, in order to identify opportunities that will help grow the category and accelerate sales.
  • Create and manage reporting scorecards for regional business categories to identify trends, opportunities and measure performance using sales data.
  • Lead assortment recommendations & create planograms that reconcile sales growth, profitability, inventory planning and shopper psychology
  • Support Key Account Team in the development of the Joint Business Planning with customers across the different channels
  • Manage a direct report who will support as a category analyst

Education, experience and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or equivalent
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Category Management within the CPG industry (grocery experience preferred)
  • Analytical Capabilities
  • Adaptability, Autonomy, Creativity
  • Out-of-the-box thinking

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