Senior Category Manager | West Midlands | Mults | Growth, opportunity, progression

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Location
West Midlands
Salary
Competitive with benefits
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Catman Jobs are currently recruiting a Senior Category Manager going through a major strategic growth program within their business.  

The Business

A leading name across various categories has allowed this business to change the dynamics and principals of the market place. Not only have they achieved a competitive position but they have ensured that their retailer offering is renowned for its quality. Meeting the needs of their consumers is essential and this is coupled with the importance of up keeping the innovation in their categories.  

Role

Through internal movement, the business is looking for a Senior Category Manager. You will manage one of their largest grocery multiple retailers and be responsible for the strategic development. In a highly competitive market place, every small incremental gain within the category is a major step so the team require someone with a strong strategic view of how to drive the category forward through unrivalled understanding of the consumer, shopper and customer.  

Individual

You will have a thorough understanding of applying category principles across marketing and commercial functions to ensure the business is moving in a clear direction. Additionally, a strong commercial understanding and the ability to use data accordingly to present industry leading and forward thinking ideas to the customer will allow you to make a seamless integration into the role. You must be able to make an impact with a discerning retailer who is regularly courted by other strong names within the category. 

Opportunity 

To make an impact within this business you will be systematic, results driven, eager to get involved and conscious of the reputation you will be carrying. An ethos central around focus, attention to detail, and persistence will keep you on your toes to move in the right path in a highly team and people focused environment.