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Assistant Category Manager - Children’s Remedies



Woonsocket, RI, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

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Position Summary

CVS Health continues to experience tremendous growth! We have a great opportunity for an Assistant Category Manager, Children’s Remedies

We are looking for a creative, passionate, leader to join the team as an Assistant Category Manager, Children’s Remedies. As the Assistant Category Manager, you will lead the continued growth and expansion of a multi-million-dollar business. You will have full P&L accountabilities, extensive knowledge of the Children’s Health & Wellness landscape, and an uncompromising bias for action.

As the Assistant Category Manager of Children’s Remedies, you will shape the category strategy, be accountable to achieve sales and margin goals, and collaborate across the organization to develop industry-leading growth plans. You will use all available tactics including Assortment, Promotions, ExtraCare, Digital, Social, Marketing, Store Brand and Supplier Capabilities to reach or exceed goals. You will develop short-term (in year) and long-term growth plans (2 or more years) with a disciplined, structured approach and consumer-first mindset. You will need fact-based decision-making capabilities grounded in consumer research and data. You will leverage your analytical skills to understand the shifts in the business related to seasonality and Children’s cold, flu and allergy incidence.

Required Qualifications

3-5+ years of achieving sales and margin goals through market share growth. Manage profit and loss targets to include sales, contribution margin, inventory turn, GMROI and DOS.
3-5+ years of developing an informed strategic point of view and influencing partners, including senior leaders while staying up-to-date with the customer and trends.
3-5+ years of vendor management including collaborating and negotiating with manufacturers and vendors to ensure product placement and product strategy that grow sales and profitability.
3-5+ years of initiating and building strategic promotional strategies and marketing plans by collaborating with internal partners (e.g., Inventory, Pricing, Promotion, Finance, Marketing, Store Brands, Store Design and Store Operations).

Preferred Qualifications

• Corporate retail merchandise experience
• Omni-Channel experience
• Experience building executive level presentations

Education Bachelor Degree

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$63,300.00 – $139,200.00

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above.

In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 07/15/2024