Sysco Manager, Category Management Assortment Insights - Corporate - US in Houston, Texas
US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC
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Minimum Years of Experience:
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.
The Manager, Category Management Assortment Insights will lead a team of analysts enabling Category Strategies and Assortment decisions through data and insights. This position is directly responsible for development and management of personnel, developing Category Management Assortment Insights capabilities, and managing the quality output of the team on all analyses and deliverables. This role requires close collaboration with cross functional teams, thus communication skills, leadership abilities and strategic thinking are critical in this role.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage team of analysts and develop ideas and analyses addressing emerging trends, and influence customer segment-specific assortment-based decisions grounded in insights and data
Lead analytics and tracking on Assortment efficiency KPI’s, compliance and product lifecycle management
Lead collaboration with Merchandising cross functional team to develop analysis with internal data combined with syndicated data to develop insights that drive business results
Train, develop, manage, and support all direct reports to ensure consistency, accuracy, and timeliness of all analyses and reports
Responsible for managing talent pipeline including managing the interviewing process, hiring, on-boarding of new associates, and development of top talent through Sysco’s established Talent Management programs
Develop in-depth business, analytical and systems knowledge to improve or build analytical solutions, approaches and business recommendations
Contribute to the development of the team’s tools, skills, culture, and impact
Bachelor's Degree required (Business, Computer Science, or Analytics degree preferred) or equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of degree sufficient to successfully perform essential job functions required; master’s degree a plus
6 years of experience in analytics required. Previous management experience required including direct employee supervision and management of large working teams. Category Management experience within a distribution, retail, or wholesale environment preferred.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Experience managing projects and passionate leader of people
Strategic skills (making complex decisions, innovation, dealing with ambiguity, etc.) as well as excellent analytic, and quantitative skills
Problem-solving skills with proven ability to influence others across the organization
Self-motivated individual who is comfortable working with diverse business scenarios, handling multiple priorities and have a business & consultancy mind-set, while technically (data) savvy
Passion about discovering new things and ability to learn quickly
Good communication skills, self-motivated, dynamic, reciprocal and "can-do" attitude
Data management and visualization skills / tools (SQL, Tableau, PowerBI or similar) is an advantage
Collaborative team player who can effectively work in a matrix/cross-functional organization
Advanced Microsoft Office (exceptional excel skills, powerpoint, etc.) skills required
Experience with syndicated data preferred
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.