Category Manager - Grocery

Location
East of England
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Ref
VA0001761
Contact
Julia Brock
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Category Manager - Grocery

East Anglia

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 drive growth through Category & Shopper Insight and across key strategic Grocery customers in the UK.

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 customers from a shopper & category perspective.
  • Create core resources which can be used to support the wider European business and its growth


Experience Required;
  • Customer/Shopper focused
  • Collaborative approach to achieving business goals
  • Previous experience in an FMCG/Grocery Retail environment
  • Experienced in reporting and analysis
  • 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


In order to apply for this role you could currently be working in a range of roles/disciplines ie Retail Buying, Merchandising, Category Analysis, Category Management, National Accounts, Supply/Demand Planning