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Category Advisor - WalMart

Bentonville, AR, USA Req #123
Monday, September 28, 2020

Category Advisor - WalMart

Job Description:

The Category Advisor will be responsible for Category Advisor/Consultant responsibilities within the Fishing Category at Walmart.
This individual will be responsible for managing the modular process, analyzing various data sources, identifying business insights, and providing actionable insights to Walmart. The Category Advisor will work closely with the Walmart Buying Team to drive key initiatives driven from market, category, fishery and species insight as well as assist with line reviews, or other buyer related request to
grow total category sales.

Job Responsibilities:

· Own the Category Management relationship with buyer and act as a trusted category advisor/consultant for the fishing category at Walmart

· Develop and deliver actionable category, market and shopper insights to guide category strategies and tactics

· Generate weekly reporting and provide actionable insights around opportunities and solutions that drive category growth

· Lead the modular relay process, make recommendations on category space allocations and develop MODs using space planning software

· Use knowledge of shopper insights to optimize category assortment, flow, adjacencies, etc.

· Own Omni-channel insight generation and understand shopping behavior differences between B&M and E-commerce.

· Conduct and present line review, category, competitive and market assessments, product/segment deep dives, etc. for buyer or other key stakeholders.


· Bachelor’s degree (emphasis in business/marketing or related field)

· 3-5 years’ experience in Category Management

· Walmart Category Captain or Walmart Modular Development experience preferred

· Demonstrated knowledge of Category Management philosophies, tools and processes and proven record of success.

· Strategic thinking, self-starter with ability to manage multiple projects with aggressive deadlines.

· Strong technical skills (Retail Link, JDA/ProSpace, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

· Advanced analytical skills to analyze and identify insights from a combination of large data sources.

· Strong familiarity with Walmart Proprietary tools such as Retail Link

· Strong organizational, communication, and presentation skills.

Other details

  • Job Family Sales and Marketing
  • Job Function Sales
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Bentonville, AR, USA