Category Manager

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Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£50,0000 basic + Benefits
Posted
09 Mar 2017
Closes
09 Apr 2017
Ref
London | Top4 | Branded | Chilled
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Catman Jobs are looking for a Category Manager in London for a food group with strong brand and own label presence.

The Business

Holding a spread of leading chilled sku's across a long established supermarket category this food group has invested significant capital in developing and driving category growth across the Top4. At the same time, its competitors do the same in one of the most competitive categories in UK retail. This business has been responsible for pioneering significant innovation to re-invigorate the category. They retain an exemplary relationship with their customers backed up by increased investment in category.

The Role

The successful candidate will develop a strategic category plan as to how they expand the category for the retailer's. You will report directly in to the Category Controller, giving insights both internally to the board but also to a senior influential level across one of their major retail customers. You will be a key contact for the retail stakeholders and will support the category team to achieve category development and growth objectives

The Person

You will have worked within a FMCG based business and will have experience working as a Category Manager for at least 3 years. You will be used to manipulating data such as Kantar, Nielsen, Dunnhumby and IRI data with an ability to draw succinct insight from the detail.

The Opportunity

This is the perfect opportunity for a candidate looking to work with a strong brand portfolio in a Category which reknown for being fiercely competitive and constantly changing. Therefore, this opportunity presents the correct candidate with an opportunity to develop a successful, long-term career. 

Catman Jobs specialise in Category Jobs, Trade Marketing Jobs, Customer Marketing Jobs, Shopper marketing Jobs and insight Jobs across the UK.

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