Category Specialist

England, Leicestershire, Leicester
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
16 Sep 2016
14 Oct 2016
Industry Sector
Consumer Goods, Retail
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Category Specialist - Do you have experience in Category / Product management and wish to work for a large national company who are keen to develop employees and progress individual's careers? My client is looking for a candidate with category experience reporting into the Category manager within a large a lively team. You will produce reports, support new product introductions /promotions, provide insight into budget, forecasting, competitors, range and life cycles. As the Category specialist you will identify and manage multiple touch points for your appointed portfolio, whilst maintain strong relationships with supply chain. In return the company will be keen to support you in your development, training and career opportunities which are plentiful in this large international company.

As Category Specialist responsibilities will include:

  • Support Category Manager with product introduction
  • Assist with product promotions
  • Data base management
  • Research competitors - products, marketing, pricing etc.
  • Answering suppliers / customer queries

For Category Specialist Position, we are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Relevant experience in Category Management
  • Deadline Management
  • Degree level Candidate
  • Strong telephone manner
  • Desire to develop within Category / Product management role


  • Salary: c£24-£29,000
  • Training and progression
  • Benefits package

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