Category Executive – Grocery Multiples

Accessible to West Midlands
£Dependent on experience Plus Car & Package
18 May 2017
18 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a blue-chip (branded & own label) food business and are the multi-national brand leaders in their food categories. On their behalf we are now recruiting for a Category Executive to work in line with a Top Four Grocery Multiple Retail Account with whom they share Category Partnership status.

In order to help shape strategy and continue to be category leaders they are recruiting a Category Executive to support the Senior Category Manager.

Some of the responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working closely with the Category and Sales teams to create any necessary regular reports using customer data sources
  • Work with merchandising team to build capabilities, develop fixture plans and develop relationships with the retailers merchandising team
  • Be an expert across all information sources, working with and analyzing market data
  • Building strong cross-functional relationships – internal / external
  • Provide actionable insights to both internal and external stakeholders

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Retail or FMCG commercial experience
  • Highly numerate
  • Computer literate
  • Technical skills in data manipulation
  • Analytical ability & naturally inquisitive
  • Ability to present data and insights in a concise and insightful manner
  • Good organisation & communication skills

Apply quoting reference 7/14455/7 to

If you do not hear back within 7 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. We are a specialist in the consumer sector and as such most of our vacancies require candidates with experience in the consumer market. We will therefore retain your details and contact you if we can be of some assistance to you in your search.