Category Manager - Grocery

£40k - 55k per year + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
24 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Joshua Charles
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Category Manager – Grocery

A Global leading FMCG business based in the South East is looking for a highly ambitious and strategic Category Manager to join their Grocery Business. Here you will work closely with The Category Head in formulating and implementing plans to grow a specific category within the Key Grocer Accounts.  


The Company:

International business with market leading brands across multiple product categories. Dynamic and flexible working culture offering an exciting career development path. Continuous support / development to ensure and accelerate progression through to the senior leadership team. A great opportunity to work with some of the UK’s most iconic brands.


The Role:

The role will involve working closely with the Sales and Marketing teams identifying areas to approach from a brand and channel perspective. You will also liaise externally with Buyers and Merchandisers to provide further insight into other growth avenues. Line management of 1 direct report.

Shopper Insight and Category expertise will also be key when putting plans and strategies in place; this will be achieved through working cross functionally with the wider team whilst maintaining external relationships with the key customers. You will also analyse the market to really understand the competitor and use market data to underpin the key drivers of growth.


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will have previous experience with in FMCG Category Management with knowledge of multiple product categories. Able to identify and deliver strategic plans whilst maintaining the ability to work in a fast passed and autonomous environment. Have strong internal and external relationship building and communication skills. IT Literate

*Exsurgo is an equal opportunities employer*

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