Senior Category Manager

Our Opportunity: Chewy is hiring an enthusiastic Senior Category Manager for our headquarters in Dania Beach, FL. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment to develop and lead category business strategies to wow customers and deliver a robust P&L.  They will be the main point of contact for several high-profile vendors and focus on managing the business relationship, including improving business terms to drive sales and margin improvements. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication, very strong negotiations experience, the ability to analyze and communicate complex terms and margin structure and work well across other teams including Finance and Inventory Management. They'll have strong presentation and organizational skills. The successful candidate will be flexible, creative, analytical, and ability to drive negotiations through to completion. Keys to success also include strong ownership values, a passion for innovation, and hustle. What you'll do: Own end-to-end performance of category profit and loss management. Integrate and build (from scratch if needed) economic analysis, merchandising instincts, and customer insights into a cohesive category strategy. Conduct research, collect and process economic and statistical data, monitor economic trends, analyze data, and develop forecasts for our online business. Maximize product category sales, by driving strong marketing promotions, negotiating with vendors to maximize selection, and reacting to industry-related economic trends.  Elevates joint business operations to reduce the cost-to-serve and ensure a consistent customer experience. Continuously seek and prioritize new products and service offerings to improve our customer experience and business performance. What you'll need: Minimum of 8-10 years in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing Minimum of 6 years negotiation experience Strong in Excel BA/BS Position may require travel Bonus: Accomplished range of skill from high-level strategic thinking to working with external partners. Demonstrated excellent business judgment with strong written and oral communication skills Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills. The ability to use both formal and informal influencing skills across Chewy's cross-matrix organization is critical to success in this role. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - prioritization, planning and task delegation. Track record of taking ownership and driving results in an environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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