Category Manager - Grocery

Location
South East England
Salary
£35-40K + Car + Package
Posted
04 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Ref
9/14105/7
Marketing Disciplines
Category Management , Marketing, Planning, Strategy
Industry Sector
Consumer Goods, FMCG, Food / Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Executive, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Category Manager

Our client is a global branded food manufacturer with instantly recognisable leading brands in multiple food categories. 

Their brands are currently in significant YoY growth and their category, marketing and sales departments are being heavily invested in. Category Marketing today is at the centre of their business.

As a business they are able to offer you a high level of autonomy balanced with a team focussed culture. If you are looking for a role where you can make a big impact then this could be the one for you!

The Role
•    Dedicated to specific impulse retail customers across focused on one of the UK’s most loved food brands! 
•    Category Vision and lead Range Reviews & Category Performance Reviews
•    Work to develop continuous reporting solutions for these customers’ incl. Category scorecards
•    Develop objective space to sales recommendations and ensuring this is aligned to range review objectives and Category Vision growth opportunities
•    Develop best in class merchandising guidelines

The Candidate
•    You will have the ability to look at consumer needs as a source of inspiration, with proven sales and marketing experience and a track record of achievement. 
•    Your approach must be very analytical in order to influence the category agenda. 
•    A forward thinking, flexible attitude is vital and you must have the drive and resilience to succeed and be able to work from you own initiative. 
•    You will have proven category management experience working within the FMCG industry
•    The role will involve cross functional team working therefore the ability to successfully develop and maintain relationships by adopting a collaborative working style is crucial. 

Full detailed job spec provided on application so please forward CV's to recruitment@workwithseven.com 

If you do not hear back within 7 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. We are a specialist in the consumer sector and as such most of our vacancies require candidates with experience in the consumer market. We will therefore retain your details and contact you if we can be of some assistance to you in your search