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Category Space Manager

Company: Acosta, Inc.
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Hybrid Schedule (2 days onsite - 3 days from home)
Are you able to Manage a Team? Manage Clients & Projects? If so, this role cold be a fit YOU.
At Acosta, our associates are unified in a shared dedication to our customers' mission and quest for professional growth. We foster a winning culture leveraging your skills, enthusiasm and creativity. - -
As a Space Planning Manager, you will manage a team of Space Analysts/Planners and provide project management/coordination for Space Planning projects. -
Job Grade 18
Essential Functions:

  • Manage projects for all activities involved in space management/analytics; assigns tasks for team and ensures deliverable are Best in Class
  • Train, supervise and evaluate direct reports to include completion of performance agreements, maintaining scorecards and submitting success stories
  • Responsible for analyzing data to develop insights based analysis and presentation ready reports along with recommendations geared towards our clients' strategic objectives
  • Participate in the category review process coordinating activities between Space Management, Analytics and Sales teams along with working closely with assigned clients to provide complete category management solutions
  • Attend and participate in any client national sales meetings when applicable and communicate/document shelving issues and/or success stories on a regular basis with client(s)
  • Oversee their team's preparation of space management related presentation-ready materials needed to complete category reviews to include charts, graphs, velocity reports, financial information and planogram layouts; leverage automation capabilities wherever possible
  • Engage and maintain with client(s) to fully understand their needs and requirements and to devise a solution proposal which would meet client(s) expectation; represent the best Acosta Space Management has to offer and also be the voice of client to Acosta to assure their needs will be met

    Education Requirements:

    • College degree or work experience equivalent and five (5) to seven (7) years' relative experience in a Space Management related position or Space technology-based solution; five (5) years in the Consumer Package Goods (CPG) industry preferred
    • Experience managing a team of varying skills and experience
    • Demonstrate an advanced degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications, including Excel and PowerPoint; knowledge of Power BI preferable
    • Experience with IRI and ACNielsen syndicated data preferred; proficiency in Apollo, Spaceman or JDA space management software
    • Effectively and independently conduct data mining utilizing CPG math concepts and tools
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and independently manage projects while assuming responsibility for tracking and timing
    • Prior work experience in data analysis and space management systems and demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the technology required to operate and maintain such systems

      The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:
      People Minded - Must show dignity and respect to all peopleIntegrity - Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behaviorResults Oriented - Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeedTrust - Must be honest, sincere and confidentTeamwork - Must build trusting relationshipsInnovation - Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and visionBalance - Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.
      By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions.
      US: -http://acosta.jobs/privacy-policy-us/
      Canada: -http://acosta.jobs/privacy-policy-ca/

Keywords: Acosta, Inc., Kansas City , Category Space Manager, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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