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Senior Analyst, Category Management(Hybrid)

Company: SharkNinja
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

As part of Global Category Management, this position is a critical role on the US CatMan team focused on driving analytics and strategic support to SharkNinja's cross functional business partners across product development, retail, results optimization and proactive business insights. This role will be responsible for crafting compelling sell-in stories and will serve as the expert on trends and competitors for assigned sub-categories. This is an excellent position for a highly motivated, strategic team member who likes to work in a fast-paced environment and data driven atmosphere.This role will require coming into our Needham, MA office in a hybrid model 2-3 days per week.#LI-HYBRIDCore ResponsibilitiesServe as the category expert internally, generating and presenting actionable insights on pricing, promotional impacts, positioning, competitive landscape and market needs to develop comprehensive strategiesBuild partnerships with assigned retailers/buyers through presentation of market trends (syndicated data) and shopper data, across the entire portfolio of assigned category.Identify category gaps/opportunities for assigned customers, creating sales stories with strategic recommendations that differentiate SharkNinja from competitors, helping to increase distribution, space and displaysServe as voice of category/retail in cross functional innovation development meetings, highlighting trends and opportunities for expansion within current categories and/or within adjacent categories where SharkNinja has a right to playAssist in the management of the demand planning process, forecasting future category growth to be used as benchmark for sales demand plans. Track & proactively communicateopportunity gaps and risksPotential to manage a Co-op/Intern as needs arise, developing managerial skills for future advancementCore QualitiesBuild strong partnerships, both internal and external facing, with customer service mindsetAbility to drive objective analyticsInnate curiosity and desire to find creative solutionsAct as the voice of the market and categoryEducation and ExperienceBachelor's Degree or equivalent experience4+ years of relevant work experience within category management or sales analysisDemonstrated ability to multi-task and detail oriented, ensuring deadlines are metAbility to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced work environmentAbility to present and calibrate on critical challenges to internal and external partnersEffective communication and interpersonal skillsExperience pulling and analyzing syndicated data (IRI, Nielsen, NPD, GFK, etc)Advanced Microsoft Excel/ Office skillsOur purpose is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation, and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do.At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja's innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA. YOUR ROLE in DIVERSIFYING SHARKNINJA - As a corporate citizen, learn and support SharkNinja's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy - Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias - Explore SharkNinja's DEI Groups or volunteer to serve on committees that organize diversity-related events and activities - Participate in employee engagement surveys and respond as openly and honestly as possible - Become culturally competent; take the time to learn about different cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds represented by your colleagues - Ensure equitable experiences, strengthen inclusion acumen, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all team membersSharkNinja is voted 2022 Best Places to Work in Boston and 100 Best Large Companies to Work For. As a subsidiary of JS Global Lifestyle Company Limited (Hong Kong: 1691), a leader in small household appliance innovation, we are ranked in the top three for the 'Best ESG Management Company' in consumer necessities sector by leading international financial magazine, Institutional Investor, in June 2022. We strive to get smarter and are dedicated to integrating DEI in our processes, practices and policies. Some of our benefits include 4 Global DEI subcommittees, 8 Affinity Groups, 5 Business Resource Groups, Cultural Celebrations, Summer Half Day Fridays, Volunteer Impact Day/Activities, Mentorship & Coaching Programs more.Plus your first SharkNinja product is on us and you can enjoy discounted products throughout the year.YOUR ROLE in leading our SUCCESS DRIVERS & representing our UNIQUEMINDSET - Lead us to be "RARELY SATISFIED" - Make things better each day; "PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION" - Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that "DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE" - Deliver something great; "WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT" - Be clear and honest, "COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT"Explore SharkNinja on our social channels:InstagramLinkedInSharkNinja's Candidate Privacy Notice can be found here: https://www.Sharkninja.Com/careers/candidate-privacy-notice/

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