Senior Category Manager

Company: Overstock.com
Location: Midvale, Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 31.JUL.2021
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Summary

Job Responsibilities * Set the strategy for your categories to maximize product performance and achieve sales plan and profitability goals ...

Description

Job Responsibilities

* Set the strategy for your categories to maximize product performance and achieve sales plan and profitability goals
* Align category business strategy to overarching company goals
* Utilize data from multiple sources, including Customer Insights, to help shape the strategic focus for your categories
* Analyze sales and market trend data, identify assortment gaps, and work directly with suppliers to influence new product development to drive incremental sales
* Leverage forward-looking data to proactively analyze business to identify areas of opportunity and potential impediments to category success
* Establish, build, and manage strong external supplier relationships
* Analyze data to strategize profit growth opportunities for specific categories and suppliers
* Partner collaboratively with cross-functional teams including Analytics and BI, Site Merchandising, Supply Chain, Pricing, and Supplier Management to optimize and drive positive results for your categories
* Analyze competitor category, assortment, and pricing strategies and make recommendations for optimization
* Attend tradeshows and markets with key suppliers to maintain favorable relationships and inform category strategies
* Manage, mentor and develop Category Managers and Associates for future growth within the department and organization
* Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
* Follow legal policies as directed.

Job Requirements

* 5+ years of proven success in Merchandising (preferably ecommerce), Category Management, Technology, Retail Planning, or related field
* Ability to successfully coach and develop a team
* Strong analytical skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing timelines effectively
* Proven ability to identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to complex problems with an exceptional attention to detail
* Passionate team player who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and who works effectively and collaboratively across all departments to meet goals and deadlines
* Detail-oriented with proven experience developing and executing online category strategies that increase revenue and profitability
* A track record of successful negotiation and building positive supplier relationships
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Exceptional Excel skills; SQL a plus

Skills

Education

Bachelor's degree required

Certifications

Physical Requirements

This position requires the incumbent to sit, stand and perform general office functions. The incumbent may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

Who We Are:

Just a few minutes from Salt Lake City and Utah's ski slopes, Overstock is an original resident of "Silicon Slopes", one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology. From building award-winning retail applications (with amazing AR functionality) to creating leading blockchain and machine learning technologies, each of us embodies a unique value and contributes a diverse perspective to the team.

What We Offer:

* 401k (6% match)

* Flexible Schedules
* Onsite Health Clinic
* Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership Development Program, & Mentorship Program
* Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers
* Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar
* Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe
* Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
* And More…
* Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election

Physical Requirements:

This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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