Senior Category Manager – Top 4

Location
London / Home Counties
Salary
£60,000 – £70,000 + 20% bonus + car + benefits
Posted
07 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Ref
2363
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A major global leading food manufacturer is seeking an influential and commercially savvy Senior Category Manager to work with two of their iconic category leading brands managing Top4 Mults.

As Senior Category Manager you will join an award-winning team that’s growing by the day as it continues to win new, high-profile work. You’ll be a pivotal player in identifying category opportunities, supporting the creation and delivery of strategies which shrewdly tap into consumer needs and have a significant impact on shopper behaviour.

In this high profile role you will be the lead contact for everything category, marketing and insight related. You will drive best-in-class execution in-store and online, conduct range reviews, promotional reporting and performance analysis, and assume responsibility for own label proposition development, merchandising plans and shopper marketing.

Your additional responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the management of complex stakeholder groups.
  • Tracking category budgets.
  • Managing day-to-day relationships with customers.
  • Supporting the review and validation of key commercial activities.

What our client is looking for:

To succeed, you’ll have a FMCG background with proven UK-based experience. You will be used to working autonomously and liaising directly with customers, forging strong and productive relationships in the process. You will boast knowledge of category management information sources, key retailers and competitors, brand performance and positioning, as well as the financial measures affecting performance and the innovation / NPD process.

Interested? Then email your CV to our consultants at Ashwood, quoting reference number 2363