Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.
Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.
For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at . To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education programme, please visit .
To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine please visit .
Location : Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
No Relocation Assistance Offered
The Category Management Specialist is responsible for leading the whole Category Management Process by maximizing the principles, practices, and tools.
Main responsibilities :
Leading Category Management projects by applying Category Management principles and processes in cooperation with Customer Management to drive incremental category and CP growth via :
Conducting Category analysis for Customers and Benchmark RE
Identifying gaps & opportunities for Category at Customer
Preparing portfolio analysis and recommendations for CP and competition
Recommending of strategy & tactics ( assortment, shelf arrangement for CP and competition)
Presenting CP recommendation to Customer and agreeing on final CatMan recommendations ( Strategy, portfolio, layout etc.)
Preparing planograms and monitoring implementations at stores
Revising implementation and its effectiveness vs. Benchmark
Recommending improvement plan in case Category growth at Customer is not in line with Category goals
Identifying Category opportunities by analyzing multiple data sources, market monitoring & Shopper observations.
Using the latest information systems and business analytical tools (Nielsen, Dunnhumby, dm Extranet, Spacemen, Customer data) to support decision-making processes.
Communicating with the trade at the implementation phase, ensuring that account needs are addressed
Preparing planograms for Customers & CP promo activities.
Performing all the Manager’s requests related to area of responsibility.
Acting in accordance with Competition Law , Rules of the Roads and Commercial Selling Principles
Very good English (written and spoken)
Excellent presentation and analytical skills
Proactivity in action and strong communication skills
PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Experience in Category Management - will be an asset
We offer :
Attractive and competitive remuneration
Extensive benefits package including 5 weeks of vacation, mobile phone, contribution to leisure time activities, meal vouchers, contribution to pension plan etc.
Interesting position in an international company
Supportive, friendly and motivated team