Category Manager

Location
Staffordshire / West Yorkshire / Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
27 Aug 2017
Ref
LW 22968
Contact
Leanne Wallworth
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Category Management
Sector
FMCG, Food & Drink
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time

Our client is one the North Wests biggest and brightest FMCG businesses, a truly global operation with Category leading products and ambitious growth plans. An opportunity for an experienced and success driven Category Manager has arisen within their Category Management Function

Reporting into the Category Controller the role of Category Manager is responsible for developing key customer partnerships in order to deliver first class insights that drive a competitive advantage for the business. You will work with all the major multiples to deliver the brand activation strategy and ensure shopper insight results in deliverable in-store execution. Range reviews, data insight, development of consumer and shopper insights and implementation of actionable recommendations are all part of the role of Category Manager.

The ideal candidate will have around five years Category Management experience gained in an FMCG setting, experience gained in a UK market is essential. Candidates with a Trade/ Customer marketing experience are also encouraged to apply. You will be of graduate calibre with a track record of delivering results in a highly focused commercial environment.