PepsiCoRogers 72758
Full Time
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Sales Category Manager, Sr Manager

Full Time 5115 W Jb Hunt Dr, Rogers, AR 72758, United States



PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader operating in more than 200 countries with a product portfolio that includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands. From Gatorade to Quaker, to LIFEWTR, to Lay’s, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.Innovation is a critical way we impact the market, as well as communities around the globe. We believe there is value in products, people, and planet. And we strive to make a difference by creating solutions that leave a lasting positive footprint.Our culture is inspired by our employees. No two days are the same; we’re dynamic and full of passionate teams adopting new ideas through our collaborative spirit. At PepsiCo, What Makes You Unique, Makes Us Better!In this role, Sales Category Management Sr Manager on Commercial Insights, you have an opportunity to make immediate impact in a dynamic and evolving food & beverage landscape.  You will drive insights for the $4B+ PepsiCo Beverages portfolio at Walmart.  These insights guide Walmart team sales strategy, innovation planning, as well as assortment and merchandising initiatives that drive brand and category performance. 

  • Drive accelerated growth, market share gains, and elevated customer partnership via category and shopper insights. 
  • Create business opportunities in the high growth segments of our beverage business.
  • Be a thought leader and “go-to” resource for all category, shopper and consumer trends, and merchandising solutions for the Customer Sales Team. Leveraging POS, Syndicated, and Panel data, Luminate data and DX proprietary data sources, analyze category across markets, shoppers, and consumers to make business-building recommendations for both portfolio and category growth
  • Utilize your experience in analytics, insights, and storytelling to develop sales and marketing strategies and retailer relevant sell stories.
  • Leverage granular analytics to drive effectiveness for assortment & merchandising optimization, new product introductions, seasonal programs, shopper marketing, and pricing & promotional planning
  • Identify marketplace trends and category solutions that unify brand and customer strategies cohesively to drive growth and win with the shopper.
  • Keeps abreast of developments and best practices in category management. It is expected that you will pursue the knowledge needed to improve departmental capabilities and improve professional competence.
  • Participate in account strategic planning process.
  • Key collaborators include cross-functional members of the Walmart Pepsico Customer team (sales, e-Comm,  shopper marketing, supply chain, finance) as well as the extended brand and commercialization teams.  Ability to influence others, collaborate with customers, and work in a matrixed environment are key to success.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA a plus
  • 5+ years in Category Management or Shopper/Consumer Insights within the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
  • Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking and strategic thought leadership skills. Excels at problem solving.
  • Strong PC skill set (Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Word); Tableau a plus
  • Experience with syndicated data sets (POS, Panel, Customer Loyalty Data)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, ability to interact confidently and effectively with the customer and key stakeholders
  • Excellent story telling capability and strong visualization for internal and external presentations typically shown in PowerPoint or white papers.
  • Collaboration is essential in this role as the person will work very closely with customer sales leads, cross-functional teams, as well as the customer directly
  • Strong planning/organizing skills; the ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.
EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. 

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity 

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