Category Manager - Branded Non Food

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£45000 - £48000 per annum + Car & Bonus
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
09 May 2017
Ref
1616
Contact
Richard Bowen
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


One of the worlds largest and well known branded pharma businesses is looking to recruit a Category Manager working on a multiple channels. This is a strategic, customer facing commercial role and can consider someone moving across from the grocery & convenience channels or up from a category executive position.

The main purpose of this role is to strategically manage and implant category knowledge, expertise and best practice internally and with the customer. This will lead the functional relationship with the given customer to build and maintain a successful partnership.

The role will work on a project basis and take control of category strategy, range reviews, category trade meetings and also promotions, whilst streamlining process for the future.

Key experience / skills required:

Category Management experience from a blue-chip or SME FMCG business
  • An ability to conduct & implement successful range reviews and category strategies
  • Passion for consumer goods, market trends and consumer behaviour
  • Experience of working with data / research agencies i.e. Kantar, IRI
  • Strong team player - working collaboratively


The business offers great progression opportunity and a very pleasant and collaborative working culture.