Category Controller - Managing a Team of 7

Greater London
£65k - 75k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
JN -092017-1700A
Lyle Edwards
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

About The Business: 

Imagine a global FMCG food businesses yet it's still one of the fastest growing in UK market.  

With ambition and NPD to continue their YOY double digit growth,  this multi-category, popular branded food company are adding headcount due to high performance.

They're in a period of significant acquisition, defining their dominance with innovative category led marketing strategies & captivating shoppers with NPD for new occasions & solutions. 

This is a business boasting some inspiring FMCG talent.  

Culturally, they thrive on employees pushing back and challenging the internal processes in order to improve.  

Desire to win & passion for the brands oozes here, where success is celebrated & rewarded generously.


About The Opportunity: 

Category Controller - Managing team of 7

Greater London

  • £65,000 - £75,000 Basic Salary
  • Company Car
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Bonus
  • Gym
  • Dental, Eyecare & Soft Benefits

You'll be the Category Lead for their largest part of their business, nurturing a team of 7 reports with some brilliant experience and some real up & coming stars.  

One of the only businesses in the UK to boast on site store capability, the techniques employed are cutting edge and relationships with retailers are of the highest quality.

You'll be the key link between the commercial sales and marketing functions and be the customer facing lead on all the amazing category stories. 

Upward career routes for this role are in place, functionally so if you fancy a role in MS&P, Sales or international you'll be fully supported to develop your own personal plan.  


About You:

  • You need to be a Senior Category body with big business experience and strong branded background.
  • Experience in man management.
  • A passion for Category Insight.

More importantly than the above is culture fit which is overused in FMCG. This is a family business who promote and ethos of ownership and everybody is in this together as a team.  

Please get in touch for more information. You'll not be disappointed. 

Lyle Edwards

07885 484444  


About Us: 

Meet PIE. We like to do things differently. 

Exceptional sales & marketing recruitment across Consumer, FMCG, Automotive & Business to Business. 

Together, we've a lot of strong, traditional, sales and marketing recruitment experience but with a modern, socially led approach to recruiting.

We will work with you through your journey to that next position and beyond, offering insight into organisations and into every step of the recruitment process. 

Whether you're actively seeking a position or just want to stay abreast of the latest opportunities in the market then speak to one of our experienced consultants on 01494 590404 - we look forward to being in touch.

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