Category and Strategy Controller – Leading Grocery Retailer

London and South East
Attractive Salary + Bonus + Extensive Flexible Benefits Package
22 Jan 2017
22 Feb 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

You have an enviable track record in Category Development, Insight and Strategic roles and a strong academic background. With an ability to think strategically, you are able to develop simple, workable solutions from complex concepts. You have worked with leading brands and exceptional people and you constantly look for new opportunities and better ways of working. You successfully influence at Board level, work effectively as part of a multi-functional team and with external technology and consultancy partners. You are now looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to make your mark on an exceptional international retail business.

This client is a successful grocery retailer with a forward-thinking leadership team and an established portfolio of decision support and technology tools. They invest significantly to understand their consumers to enhance their shopping experience and also to build more effective relationships with their key FMCG suppliers. In this central, strategic resource they have a committed team who take accountability and are focused on solving real commercial issues - using technology, a scientific approach and new techniques to shape their future Category Development Strategy. 

In this role you will take ownership for significant projects within the Category and Strategy team. These will be highly complex and technically challenging initiatives which will test your FMCG experience and critical thinking abilities.  You will be supported by a cross functional technology and off-shore development team and regularly report progress and achievements at Board level. You will quickly get up to speed and be expected to take a strategic view but immerse in the detail when required. This is a strategic but varied and challenging role which offers a fresh alternative and different career path.

APPLY: Apply now. Call Phil Hutchinson-May on 01189 241333 for more information and a confidential discussion.