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Category Manager

Salary: £Competitive Salary - £Plus Excellent Package

Central London based Category Manager role working in line with top 4 grocery retail account

Company Name Confidential
Location
Central London, United Kingdom
Category Food and Drink
Job Type Full-time
Area/s London
Consultant Kate Littlewood
Reference Number 9/15436/7

Description

Our client is a leading food business with a vision to grow its core brands worldwide. The company’s success has been achieved through a commitment to developing their workforce and also the innovation of first to market products. They are now looking to invest further in their commercial team with the appointment of an additional Category Manager.

 

Role:

 

Covering the full branded portfolio of products this role offers full accountability for Category Development across a number of grocery multiple accounts. You will be responsible for range and distribution, promotions, pricing, availability and NPD. Working very closely with sales you will need to influence internally and externally. You will be responsible for short, medium and long term strategy.

 

Requirements:

 

You will be a proven category manager, having progressed through a category role in a branded FMCG environment. You will highly analytical, have great attention to detail, whilst being commercially astute. An ability to influence is paramount as you will be required to influence at all levels internally and externally.  An enthusiastic and driven category manager is required to move into this role.

 

Previous Experience

 

  • Proven category management or customer marketing experience
  • Ideally having progressed through a branded FMCG business
  • Expert knowledge of grocery multiples or convenience sector with customer facing exposure
  • Highly analytical with a knowledge of category insights and data manipulation
  • Ideally have worked in a sales role in national accounts or within retail in the past
  • Sound knowledge of the UK Retail market
  • Demonstration of strong commercial awareness and judgment
  • Strong personal influencer
  • Proactive in style and naturally enthusiastic

This really is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading food business that will invest in your future, as long as you achieve outstanding results

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