Category Executive - Surrey

Location
Surrey
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
05 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
CAS8394
Contact
Henry Jarlett
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
Food & Drink
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time
A global FMCG giant is looking for an enthusiastic and driven category executive to join their Convenience Channel team. With an open minded and forward-looking culture they empower employees to use their passion, skills and customer-centric focus to build on their success and driving their ambitious growth strategy.

You will help support and create category development plans with their Customers, through analysis and implementation that optimises growth across their whole portfolio. You will be given ownership and responsibility for the day to day category management of a key set of customers and supported to succeed.

The Role:
* Support the management of best in class day to day relationships with their customers
* Analyse and disseminate data from external providers and Retailer POS
* Production of planograms for customer trials and range review using space planning software
* Support the development of category reviews and analysis of category tactics in key customers
* Ownership and responsibility for the day to day category management of key customers
* Support regular market leading reviews with our customers, including recommendation of optimal distribution, ranging, pricing & promotions, NPD recommendations

The Person:
* Educated to degree level
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Excellent Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint Skills
* Strong grasp of fundamental tools of Category Management (ACN, Kantar, Dunnhumby, Salesout)
* Experience of space planning software would be beneficial (JDA, Planomanager)
* Background in Convenience would be desirable
* Previous FMCG experience ideal