Category Development Manager

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Location
South East Including London
Salary
Circa £55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Ref
V/12054/BC
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you a Category Manager looking for your next move? Do you want to gain exposure in an all-encompassing role? Look no further, this position could be for you!

My client, a global Personal Care Consumer Goods company with brands that are major players across the world are looking for a Category Manager to join a new arm within their company!

Reporting into the Commercial Director, you will be heavily involved in executing the strategic plan for the brand. You will use category and shopper insight data to develop strong category activity for the brand to help drive sales forward. You will evaluate NPD launches and also analyse the success of recent range reviews enabling you to make recommendations and improvements in line with brand and retailer objectives. You'll also analyse the promotional plan to ensure it's aligned with shopper insights and brand objectives. This role will be hugely customer facing and will only be office based 1-2 days per week giving you great autonomy and a real hands on approach to Category Management.

The successful candidate will be degree educated and ideally have 2 years' experience at Category Manager level or have a strong amount of Category experience at assistant level. You will be confident and charismatic when dealing with customers face to face and will also have experience of leading range reviews within the Drugstore/Grocery channel.

Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you've not heard from us within two weeks, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. For alternative opportunities or to register for jobs by email, please visit our website at www.newchapter.co.uk .