Senior Category Development Manager

Location
Slough
Salary
£55k - 65k per year
Posted
03 Dec 2018
Closes
31 Dec 2018
Ref
KO - 202
Contact
DG Partnership
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Category Management
Sector
FMCG, Food & Drink
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Category Development Manager  - Greater London 

 Excellent package 

The combination of mergers and organic growth, this award winning global leader is now looking to hire a Senior Category Development Manager into the team.

Reporting into the category director, your role is to work with the number one grocery account to maximise sales instore via a credible category strategy.  With strong retailer relationships and being at the forefront of NPD, the business is going from strength to strength. It is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced category marketer to join the business at a time when category is playing more of a pivotal role in the overall business strategy. 

This is a high profile role in the team, and the opportunity for International progression is very apparent for the right candidate.

 Person

 You will be an experienced Category Manager with a background working in an FMCG environment, preferably within a branded business and with at least one of the top 4 grocers. 

Insight will have played a part in your previous or current role(s) and you will have the ability to turn data in to succinct and compelling actionable recommendations. You will be a natural relationship builder with experience of being customer facing. An ability to influence upwards both internally and externally and think strategically, looking at the bigger category picture are essential. All successful individuals will be passionate and driven with a real ‘can do’ attitude and team working mentality

 

 About You:

 

Will have gained category insight/management experience within a recognised FMCG branded manufacturer or leading market-data company at Category Manager level, you are now looking to step up your career by joining a progressive FMCG company within a full Senior Category Manager level position.

 

  • Educated to degree level, looking for a great action orientated culture, who gets things done
  • Previous customer facing experience & a track record of relationship building, within an FMCG business working in category
  • Great analytical skills with a good working knowledge of Nielsen, Dunnhumby & SelfServe data
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

 

This is great timing to become part of their cateogory team and take your career to the next level. This is a high priority role,  working on their biggest brand and grocery account.   

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