PIE Recruitment

Global E-Commerce Category Manager

£50k - 60k per year + 15% Bonus & Benefits
29 Nov 2017
27 Dec 2017
Nathan Sasso
Industry Sector
Consumer Goods, FMCG, Food / Drink
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

About The Business:

This premium, family run spirits business is one of the most well known businesses in the industry. Even with 150 years of heritage this business has experienced triple digit growth and they have doubled their turnover to £1bn in the last 5 years alone. This is partly down to the continued popular customer attitudes to spirits in general, but this business has completed rebranded some of their brands to appeal to a wider consumer demographic.

Culturally, this business is one of inclusion and they have a real sense camaraderie. With multiple offices up and down the country there is flexi work from home and in the office. As well as working for a larger business “family” is the centre to the whole show and they want their workers to know that from the off.


About The Opportunity:

Global E-Commerce Category Manager


  • £50,000 - £60,000 Basic Salary
  • 15% Bonus
  • Pension

This business is looking for a Global Ecommerce Category Manager.

Even though this business has been trading for 100+ years. They have only just moved into the Ecommerce space. So this is a seriously exciting time for the business. With Ecommerce sales making less than 2% of total company turnover the business is now addressing this and are putting proper resource to the Ecomms cause.

As the Global Ecommerce Category Manager:

  • You’ll be working very closely with the Head of Global Ecommerce and will be helping to mould Global Strategy.
  • You will be responsible for actioning Global Head Office initiatives across the US, AUS, EU and Asian Markets. You will be working with the local Ecommerce teams to create the overall global strategy.
  • You’ll be using web analytics from local market “Brick and Click” retailers and Vendor Central from Global Amazon to formulate a 1, 3 and 5 year plan for the Ecommerce strategy.


About You:

This Global Ecommerce Category Manager needs to have the following criteria:

  • Have experience in Category Management with a “Brick and Click” retailer
  • Work with international data houses like Kantar, IRI, AC Nielsen and Gfk
  • Have some understanding of Pure player strategy (AO.COM, Ocado and Amazon)
  • Experience of working with Vendor Central on Amazon, across the UK and European markets is the most preferred but not essential.


About Us:

Meet PIE. We like to do things differently.

Exceptional sales & marketing recruitment across Consumer, FMCG, Automotive & Business to Business.

Together, we've a lot of strong, traditional, sales and marketing recruitment experience but with a modern, socially led approach to recruiting. We will work with you through your journey to that next position and beyond, offering insight into organisations and into every step of the recruitment process.

Whether you’re actively seeking a position or just want to stay abreast of the latest opportunities in the market then speak to one of our experienced consultants on 01494 590404 – we look forward to being in touch.

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