Head of Premium Pet Food- Category Management

3+ months agoDania Beach, FL

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is currently seeking a Head of Premium Pet Food to join our exciting and fast-paced team in Dania Beach, FL. We have very ambitious plans for this rapidly growing business and are looking for an experienced merchandising leader and builder. The Director will own the business growth strategy, category P&L delivery, and continuously assess products and services to stay ahead of the competition.  You will lead a high-performing team in a high-pace environment so clear and effective leadership is critical. Our ideal candidate is a very experienced and versatile business leader, has a proven track record of high performance, thinks big and operates at depth in parallel, and has experience in building in high-growth business environments.

What You’ll Do:

  • Drive department to be the leading sales volume increase
  • Build out and own Chewy’s Premium Food experience to become best-in-class
  • Work cross-functionally with technology, finance, marketing, and merchandising to ensure close collaboration as well as holistic planning and execution
  • Develop and execute overall product assortment strategy to maximize sales and new customer acquisition
  • Generate new Merchandising concepts to gain incremental sales
  • Establish and manage key vendor relationships critical to the program
  • Hire and develop a high-performance team

What You’ll Need:

  • 10+ years of business experience in top retail, FMCG, or consultancy organizations
  • 6+ years of leadership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to launch and rapidly scale new business ventures
  • Having been the sole P&L owner of an important business and/or product unit
  • Strong business acumen and the willingness to move fast
  • Excellent strategic and analytical skills
  • Proven operator with focus on executing in excellence
  • Superior sense of ownership paired with a high-quality bar and an unshakable growth mindset
  • Strong leadership skills and experience developing and managing a high-performance team
  • Superb communication skills combined with the ability to influence cross-functional partners
  • Must be open to travel if needed 
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree; MBA preferred

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.


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