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Associate Director, Category Management - Canada
Advance your career as an Associate Director, Category Management and Shopper Insights supporting the Canadian business. Here at Kellogg we care about and celebrate your success. In this exciting role, you will lead a dynamic and diversity-minded team focused on providing increased capability for category management tools, training, and best practices. By executing category strategies across all Kellogg product categories, you will align with the customer’s priorities. Help Kellogg become an indispensable partner to our customers - all while building your expertise and network.
At Kellogg Canada, we love our people and they love our culture and the opportunities that come with being a part of Kellogg. Our Kellogg K-Values are at the core of who we are, what we believe, and what brings us together as one united Kellogg team. Come explore the endless opportunities in an environment where we support you and your professional success. As we grow together, we win together. Our success has always been driven by the skills and ideas of our talented and diverse team members. We value work/life balance, diversity & inclusion, and of course, great food! What’s not to love? Now is the time to achieve more and to take your career further with Kellogg. Come join us at Kellogg Canada!
**HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING**
+ **Business Analytics –** Knowing your business is imperative to driving business results. You will also be responsible for proactively initiating Category Management activities with customers and developing innovative retailer solutions based on consumer / shopper insights to drive goals and objectives.Leveraging account knowledge and marketing/sales dynamics will be essential in building customer relationships.
+ **Customer Interaction –** As a trusted business consultant you will penetrate accounts by actively listening, identifying customer needs and expectations,and utilizing the total Kellogg offering to meet their needs from a Category perspective. Introducing effective Category Management principles and strategies that deliver “win-win” solutions with our customers
+ **Strategic Partnerships –** Pro-actively developing and sustaining collaborative relationships with Kellogg customer business managers and external stakeholders
+ **Project Management –** Your project management skills will be utilized in managing large projects and tasks.
+ **Cross Functional teams –** you will work internally representing the category, the shelf and the assortment as part of the cross functional team developing commercial ideas and execution plans.
+ **People Leadership –** Utilizing your leadership skills you will be responsible for the professional development of a category management team.Ensuring they continue to evolve as the “best in class” provider of category insights and shelving solutions
**YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS**
+ In-depth understanding of Nielsen data, Customer data and modular planning
+ Demonstrated experience auctioning insights from complex data
+ Post-secondary education or work experience equivalent – Business Diploma or Degree
+ Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills
+ BA/BS Degree
+ Are you a strong team player who loves to solve complex business problems?? We need you!
+ Significant CPG related experience
+ Bilingualism is an asset, French and English
It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:
+ Kellogg K-Values at https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/values.html
**THE FINER PRINT**
The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
At Kellogg Canada we take great pride in our comprehensive total rewards program. This program is an important way of recognizing the value and contribution of our employees.
Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants.