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Category Development Executive - 12 Month FTC


Johnson & Johnson
Location: Maidenhead
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Marketing Agency
Category: Development Jobs
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Category Development Executive

Maidenhead

About us

Caring for the world, one person at a time...
inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research
and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the
health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family
of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a
billion people every day, throughout the world. Our Family of Companies
comprises: The world’s premier consumer health company. The world’s largest and
most diverse medical devices company. The world’s third-largest biologics
company. And the world’s sixth-largest pharmaceuticals company. We have more
than 250 operating companies in 57 countries employing 120,200 people.

About Consumer:

Take the opportunity to become part of the
success story behind one of the world’s fastest growing consumer companies. At Johnson &
Johnson we have a truly unrivalled brand portfolio with
power brands across multiple categories including but not limited to
Johnson’s®, Neutrogena®, Clean & Clear®, Listerine®, Calpol®, and Sudafed®.
We have achieved consistent growth and our breakthrough plans make this a great
place to further your career

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Team Description

The Category Development team is tasked with delivering
category plans that build sustainable growth and profit relative to category
expectations for both J&J and our retail partners.

The Category Development
team are the primary link between Customer Development and our external
retailers and by determining the visibility of our brands at all shopper
touchpoints both in store and online, their role is critical to the success of
J&J in the marketplace.

Building partnerships with
our selected retailers through the deployment of our category strategies and
compelling actionable solutions will enable us to grow category sales for the
mutual benefit of our retailers and J&J.
Winning at shelf and online is the primary goal of this team and the
Category Development Manager is accountable for delivery of distribution and
presence gains. A full understanding of the category and shopper needs will
ensure the required positive outcomes for J&J at range reviews.

Key Stakeholders

* Key
stakeholders: Retailers, Customer Development, CS&P, Shopper Insight, Regional
Shopper, Marketing,
* Within
customers it will work with buyers, marketing, merchandising or other functions
as appropriate

Purpose of the role

* For assigned categories. Deployment of tactics
relating to category strategy drivers, creation of shelf strategies and
delivery of shelf wins both physical and virtual.
* Customer specific JVC projects.
* Externally
facing role.

Responsibilities

Presence

* Analyses and makes recommendations for all
category distribution/space changes in retailer range reviews based on shopper
understanding, sales performance, retailer data, sku profitability, shopper
decision trees, incrementality and substitutability.
* Ensures all proposals are in line with the
distribution, shelf and merchandising principles that meet shopper needs and
optimise the assortment to maximise sales for the retailer and J&J.
* Set objectives for all range reviews in
conjunction with CD team, takes ownership to gain agreement to the changes and
is accountable for excellent delivery.
* Provide range/assortment recommendations that
enable fast distribution and high quality visibility of NPI both in store and
online.
* Utilise planograming software to create and
present fully tailored planograms detailing the proposed range review
recommendations.

Category
Expertise

* Demonstrate expertise by utilising the J&J
Category strategy at all external meetings to provide clarity on J&Js view
and work to develop retailer specific tactical action plan.
* Provide actionable insights and practical
distribution, shelf and merchandising solutions at the point of purchase to
meet shopper expectations, grow category sales and gain competitive advantage.
* Ensure all external contact has a compelling
insight at its heart with a clear ‘so what’ and a tangible action.

Category Partnerships/Relationships

* Work with
target retailers to develop category partnerships and/or to unlock JVC
opportunities for the business.
* Develop strong
working relationships with your retail customer by becoming the category expert
and offering advice that supports the total category business.
* Determine the
correct contact strategy to ensure (where applicable) J&J are range review
partners.
* Demonstrate a
thorough understanding of retailer’s strategies, opportunities and challenges
and look to align to and/or address these with any proposals made.
* Lead customer
specific projects that are unlocked through the above, e g. fixturisation
project.

Business Planning

* Shape CD
briefs with CCL and other relevant parts of IBP process including clear
guidance on distribution opportunities, opportunities for NPI, sku hierarchies,
ROS guidance and risks from tail skus.
* Engage in
retailer planning days fully providing the objective category story to support
J&J initiatives.
* Active involvement in the Joint
Business Planning process including the key opportunities are by retailer.

Qualifications

Functional
Requirements

* Experience in utilising and manipulating
data to produce recommendations and insights
* Experience working in a customer-facing
environment to deliver requirements to customers in a set deadline
* Experience in the UK FMCG, retail or
pharmaceutical markets.

What type of mark
will you make?

Your rare talents and perspectives can make a vital
contribution to creative products that improve the lives of people everywhere.
At Johnson & Johnson, our company's ethical character is defined by our
people. We strive to attract people with strong, positive values and we
develop, reinforce and reward those values. With good career development
opportunities, we are the world's sixth largest consumer company and can
demonstrate an excellent range of benefits. If our ethos is aligned to your
values, then this could be the best career move you'll make.

Johnson
& Johnson is a supporter of equal opportunities and is a proud member of Disability
Confident.

Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-Maidenhead-
Organization
Johnson & Johnson Limited (8700)
Job Function
Marketing & Sales
Requisition ID
1805697387W
Category Development Executive

Maidenhead

About us

Caring for the world, one person at a time...
inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research
and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the
health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family
of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a
billion people every day, throughout the world. Our Family of Companies
comprises: The world’s premier consumer health company. The world’s largest and
most diverse medical devices company. The world’s third-largest biologics
company. And the world’s sixth-largest pharmaceuticals company. We have more
than 250 operating companies in 57 countries employing 120,200 people.

About Consumer:

Take the opportunity to become part of the
success story behind one of the world’s fastest growing consumer companies. At Johnson &
Johnson we have a truly unrivalled brand portfolio with
power brands across multiple categories including but not limited to
Johnson’s®, Neutrogena®, Clean & Clear®, Listerine®, Calpol®, and Sudafed®.
We have achieved consistent growth and our breakthrough plans make this a great
place to further your career

javascript:void(0);

Team Description

The Category Development team is tasked with delivering
category plans that build sustainable growth and profit relative to category
expectations for both J&J and our retail partners.

The Category Development
team are the primary link between Customer Development and our external
retailers and by determining the visibility of our brands at all shopper
touchpoints both in store and online, their role is critical to the success of
J&J in the marketplace.

Building partnerships with
our selected retailers through the deployment of our category strategies and
compelling actionable solutions will enable us to grow category sales for the
mutual benefit of our retailers and J&J.
Winning at shelf and online is the primary goal of this team and the
Category Development Manager is accountable for delivery of distribution and
presence gains. A full understanding of the category and shopper needs will
ensure the required positive outcomes for J&J at range reviews.

Key Stakeholders

* Key
stakeholders: Retailers, Customer Development, CS&P, Shopper Insight, Regional
Shopper, Marketing,
* Within
customers it will work with buyers, marketing, merchandising or other functions
as appropriate

Purpose of the role

* For assigned categories. Deployment of tactics
relating to category strategy drivers, creation of shelf strategies and
delivery of shelf wins both physical and virtual.
* Customer specific JVC projects.
* Externally
facing role.

Responsibilities

Presence

* Analyses and makes recommendations for all
category distribution/space changes in retailer range reviews based on shopper
understanding, sales performance, retailer data, sku profitability, shopper
decision trees, incrementality and substitutability.
* Ensures all proposals are in line with the
distribution, shelf and merchandising principles that meet shopper needs and
optimise the assortment to maximise sales for the retailer and J&J.
* Set objectives for all range reviews in
conjunction with CD team, takes ownership to gain agreement to the changes and
is accountable for excellent delivery.
* Provide range/assortment recommendations that
enable fast distribution and high quality visibility of NPI both in store and
online.
* Utilise planograming software to create and
present fully tailored planograms detailing the proposed range review
recommendations.

Category
Expertise

* Demonstrate expertise by utilising the J&J
Category strategy at all external meetings to provide clarity on J&Js view
and work to develop retailer specific tactical action plan.
* Provide actionable insights and practical
distribution, shelf and merchandising solutions at the point of purchase to
meet shopper expectations, grow category sales and gain competitive advantage.
* Ensure all external contact has a compelling
insight at its heart with a clear ‘so what’ and a tangible action.

Category Partnerships/Relationships

* Work with
target retailers to develop category partnerships and/or to unlock JVC
opportunities for the business.
* Develop strong
working relationships with your retail customer by becoming the category expert
and offering advice that supports the total category business.
* Determine the
correct contact strategy to ensure (where applicable) J&J are range review
partners.
* Demonstrate a
thorough understanding of retailer’s strategies, opportunities and challenges
and look to align to and/or address these with any proposals made.
* Lead customer
specific projects that are unlocked through the above, e g. fixturisation
project.

Business Planning

* Shape CD
briefs with CCL and other relevant parts of IBP process including clear
guidance on distribution opportunities, opportunities for NPI, sku hierarchies,
ROS guidance and risks from tail skus.
* Engage in
retailer planning days fully providing the objective category story to support
J&J initiatives.
* Active involvement in the Joint
Business Planning process including the key opportunities are by retailer.

Qualifications

Functional
Requirements

* Experience in utilising and manipulating
data to produce recommendations and insights
* Experience working in a customer-facing
environment to deliver requirements to customers in a set deadline
* Experience in the UK FMCG, retail or
pharmaceutical markets.

What type of mark
will you make?

Your rare talents and perspectives can make a vital
contribution to creative products that improve the lives of people everywhere.
At Johnson & Johnson, our company's ethical character is defined by our
people. We strive to attract people with strong, positive values and we
develop, reinforce and reward those values. With good career development
opportunities, we are the world's sixth largest consumer company and can
demonstrate an excellent range of benefits. If our ethos is aligned to your
values, then this could be the best career move you'll make.

Johnson
& Johnson is a supporter of equal opportunities and is a proud member of Disability
Confident.

Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-Maidenhead-
Organization
Johnson & Johnson Limited (8700)
Job Function
Marketing & Sales
Requisition ID
1805697387W
Apply

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