Category Strategy Manager
Category Strategy Manager – Major Impulse Brands
Location: West London / M4 & M40 belt
- £45-60k Base Salary (dependent on experience)
- 25% Bonus Opportunity
- Big blue package
We are currently recruiting a Category Strategy Manager role for a major Global Consumer Products business that brands hold #1 or #2 share positions in the categories they operate. Recognised as an award winning employer; they are authentic, accountable and committed to developing their employees. If you have a passion to win then this is an outstanding business where you could grow yourself & career!
We are looking for a high potential Category Strategy Manager to lead the development of category strategies for one of their key growth drivers and provide thought leadership for all elements of the enablers to purchase. The role will be the voice of the customer, category and shopper within the business providing key insights, linked to the category vision, through key business forums and through effective stakeholder engagement.
To be successful you will need to build strong and influential relationships internally across the Category Leadership team, Brand and Sales teams, to establish a clear category strategy and vision building thought leadership to ultimately unlock growth. This role has a high level of influence cross functionally to ensure brand plans & innovation is aligned to growth priorities.
Successful candidates will come with FMCG or Retail experience and able to demonstrate significant category management experience; specifically a track record of Category Strategy & Vision creation either from a customer or manufacturer side. You will feel at home operating within global organisations, navigating Global, Region and Local structures. You’ll have championed the voice of the category, customer and shopper which delivered amazing category & customer success.
If you do not hear back within 7 days the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. We are a specialist in the consumer sector and as such most of our vacancies require candidates with experience in the consumer market. We will therefore retain your details and contact you if we can be of some assistance to you in your search.