Category Manager work out of CVS Hawaii Longs Drugs Merchandising and Marketing department in Kapolei, Hawaii and will lead assigned merchandise categories and the respective P&L. Category managers have a full scope of responsibility for attaining budgeted sales, gross margin, and building market share within their category. Overall, this position will be responsible for achieving the Merchandising objectives as they relate to the CVS Health and Longs Drugs Strategic plan.
In order of importance, list specific skills or talents that a qualified incumbent should possess (i.e., management of large staff, computer applications, subject knowledge, etc.)
- 2 or more years of retail management experience and two or more years of merchandising buying/planning experience
- Experience with purchasing or merchandise planning for a drug store or grocery chain.
- Knowledge of various purchasing agreement arrangements and contracts
- Strong organizational skills
- Solid negotiating skills
- Presentation skills and excellent verbal and written communication required
- Good PC application skills and ability to learn new systems quickly
PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE:
Indicate the amount of prior RELATED work experience TYPICALLY required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. Enter “R” for Required or “P” for Preferred.
1 to 3 years - Required
3 to 5 years - Preferred
5 to 8 years - Preferred
10 to 15 years - Preferred
8 to 10 years - Preferred
15 years or more - Preferred
Indicate the level of education TYPICALLY required for the position AND area of concentration. Enter “R” for Required or “P” for Preferred.
Masters - Preferred
RHS Diploma - Required
Bachelor Degree - Preferred
Other Certificates or Licenses (List)
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