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Space Intelligence Manager

Job ID BOL00000387 Date posted 11/27/2018


The SI COE Manager will be proficient in all JDA Space and Category Management tools. Areas of focus will consist of maintaining database, building schematics, setting up

Space Automation projects and creating Space Automation scripts and training & monitoring category managers in the category space management. Furthermore, the

critical area will be working in the Citrix environment to utilize the JDA tools and customize for key functions of the software programs. The manager position will report to

the Sr. Director, Space Intelligence though daily activities will require the manager to work in a highly-collaborative team environment with other members of Sales,

Marketing, Operations, IT as well as other groups within Enterprise Insights & Analytics Team

Duties and Responsibilities

· Build and maintain the product library and image library across the organization

·Help create an ecosystem to build the best-in-class space intelligence capabilities

· Standardize key features of the software programs in Citrix such as tables, highlighting, labels, charts, layouts,

DSN connections, batch printing and PDF file conversion

·Set up Space Automation process for Trade Development & Space Intelligence Managers to maximize the efficiency of creating schematics

· Create Space Automation scripts

·Build schematics for wine, spirits, non-alcoholic, malt beverages and displays

· Communicate and train all users of category space management tools

·Possess the knowledge of category and space management principles to help execute strategies of internal and external customers

· Promote best practices and work as a consultant in the category space management

·Work collaboratively with National Account and key Supplier teams

· Be recognized as the ‘Space Thought Leader’ within National TD and SI, with expert level of understanding surrounding Space Management principles,

theories and best practices

·Perform other job related duties as assigned


·Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience or equivalent education and related experience

· 5 years as a Category Management / Space Management professional (with heavy space management focus) and preferably in the beverage alcohol category leading a team high profile team

·Proven leadership and team building experience in the following:

o Space planning applications, automation and efficiencies (JDA, EYC)

oSpace Automation, Assortment Tools, Citrix Server, Relational Database design/integration, Syndicated data (Nielsen/IRI), POS data, Shipment data, HH Panel, Spectra

o Spreadsheet development and maintenance

oDashboard design and report development capabilities

o Data visualization applications and presentation

oThe demonstrated ability to provide strategic recommendations to optimize space productivity

o An understanding of inventory management strategies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree such as Masters level or an MBA
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, decision-making and quantitative analysis skills to provide insights into performance and efficiency opportunities
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills to build relationship and collaboration across different departments, sometimes virtually
  • Excellent project management skills to effectively managing multiple projects/process improvement initiatives concurrently and achieving deliverables tied to business strategies
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent data manipulation and interpretation skills

·Ability to participate in business meetings, company initiatives and events upon request

· Ability to follow procedural guidelines

·Ability to identify discrepancies and inconsistencies in available information and explain variances

· Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organization - formally and informally

·Ability to travel up to 25% of time with notice

Physical Demands

· Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine

·Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping

· May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs

Primary Location:United States-Illinois-Bolingbrook
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits to sponsor individuals for work visas.

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