Senior Category Manager | Yorkshire | Looking for bright high potential people!

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Location
Yorkshire
Salary
up to £55,000 + Car + benefits
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Catman Jobs are currently looking for a Senior Category Manager on behalf of a well respected and well funded branded food group with a long established heritage in Yorkshire. 

The Business

This well recognised brand are continuing their journey to build competitive advantage through the development of their strong brand heritage. Their winning culture operates within a diverse and growing market across a popular FMCG category.  Not only have they achieved a competitive position but they have ensured that their brand is recognisable in every household. 

The Role

The business now seeks an exceptional Senior Category Manager to join their exciting journey to help drive total category growth. The role will give the appointee full strategic ownership of the future of the category.  External data sources such as Nielsen and Kantar will help the Senior Category Manager to deliver strategic category vision plans to the retailer. As Senior Category Manager you will help develop the commercial teams promotional strategies whilst working cross functionally internally and externally to drive total category growth in a highly competitive category. 

The Individual

You will have a thorough understanding of operating within a category focused environment whilst applying category principles across marketing and commercial functions to ensure growth of the company. Additionally, a strong commercial understanding and the ability to use data sources (Nielsen and Kantar) is essential as well as a strong knowledge of the top 4 and experience of delivering category rationales to a retail customer within a strong FMCG environment. 

The Opportunity

To make an impact within this business you will be results driven, eager to hit the ground running whilst consciously maintaining the reputation you will be carrying. Intellect mixed with tenacity is vital here as well as an ethos centred around focus, attention to detail, and persistence. 

Catman Jobs specialise in Category Management jobs, Trade Marketing Jobs, Customer Marketing Jobs, Shopper Marketing jobs, Merchandising jobs and Insight Jobs across the UK.