European Category Manager

Location
East of England
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Ref
VA0001760
Contact
Julia Brock
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Category Manager - Europe

Home-Based with 1 day in office

The Business

One of the UK's Top 100 Grocery Brands with a strong track record for growth and a serious passion for Food.

The Role;

As Category Manager it will be your role to work closely with the International Sales team in driving European growth through Category & Shopper Insight and across key strategic customers in major markets such as Germany, Belgium, Holland, Denmark & Spain.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Creating compelling category presentations for key customers and markets
  • Take the lead on customer range reviews through the use of compelling insights and recommendations
  • Effectively use all available data sources such as Nielson and IRI data to provide insight and monitor reports on the market, including key competitor performance
  • 'Thought Leadership' across key European markets from a shopper & category perspective.
  • Create core resources which can be used to support the wider European business and its growth


Experience Required;
  • Previous experience in an FMCG Category Management role
  • European FMCG experience
  • Highly analytical and numerate
  • Can demonstrate a track record of delivering results through the analysis of large amounts of data to formulate simple, compelling and actionable insights
  • Fluent in English and ideally a 2nd European language


This is a great opportunity to join an iconic food brand and a high calibre Category Management function