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Category Analyst - Walmart

Rogers, Arkansas

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 140707BR
External Posting Title: Category Analyst - Walmart

Job Description

Demand Xcelerator is a new team that represents a transformation of Shopper Insights, Shopper Marketing, Category Leadership, and Space Engineering resources to support Sales and Marketing plans for enterprise, national, and regional customers across the PepsiCo portfolio. This approach allows us to build best-in-class capabilities, develop deep functional expertise, and offer focused programs to drive growth with our customers. The Demand Xcelerator will help PepsiCo provide our customers cutting edge data and insights, as well as, personalized solutions to drive incremental growth for both our customers and PepsiCo.

  • Support category management and insights initiatives in the Chilled Juice category at Walmart
  • Support Customer engagement and Category Advisorship for Chilled Juice Category at Walmart
  • Conduct detailed category decompositions and reporting leveraging appropriate information resources to include: Retail Link/Orchestro, IRI POS, IRI Panel, and Custom Shopper Research to drive Insights to Action
  • Provide insights to Sales Team members based on emerging shopper and market trends through reporting and ad hoc analysis
  • Support team by utilizing PepsiCo capabilities to deliver assortment, space, merchandising performance and pricing recommendations
  • Engage in Planogram/Modular development process
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with Walmart Buyers through objective detailed analysis, insights development and presentation
  • Ensure continual training and development to enhance business knowledge and analytical skills
  • Communicate insights and best in class initiative results to divisional corporate personnel, as well as, other Category Management Team Members
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, organize and coordinate across multiple teams


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 1-2 years of category management experience
  • 1-2 years of experience in analyzing and interpreting data and team/project management experience
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment where ambiguity and continual learning are fundamental components of the business.
  • Strong Leadership skills – ability to influence activities of individual team members towards goals
  • Strong Analytical skills: ability to link strategies and objectives to develop a plan and drive action
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint & Word)
  • Strong communication skills: ability to send and receive information clearly and concisely
  • Able to establish and attain high standards for self; able to make decisions and solve problems
  • Strong teamwork skills: possess group facilitation skills
  • Planning/organizing skills: capable of managing major projects simultaneously
  • Must be willing and able to travel 10% of the time
  • Must be authorized to work in the United Sates

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Category: Sales
Job Type: Regular

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