Category Manager-National food business

£35k - 40k per year + plus car & company benefits
16 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Taj Rai
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Category Manager-National food business

South East/Kent

£35,000-£40,000 + plus car & company benefits

Are you experienced in driving category performance through outstanding insights?

Do you have good interpersonal skills enabling you to influence multiple stakeholders in a fast moving and innovative environment? 

If so I have just the opportunity for you!

You will manage the range within dessert category to ensure that it is fit for purpose both commercially and for our customers’ needs.  Work as a team with the buyer dealing with suppliers and internal stakeholders (B2B, Sales, QA, Own Brand) to deliver the category KPIs.

The role:

  • Review & analyse category performance on a monthly basis.
  • Completely own & deliver all in year deliverables, including range plan & NPD
  • Improve category performance understanding
    Develop strategic relationships with category partner suppliers, to drive growth and support margin investment opportunities.
  • Day to day deliverables
  • Drive sales and profitability on the specified account through identifying opportunities
  • Influence the specified account to progress with proposed category opportunities
  • Help build a relationship with the specified project teams and ensure that the company are the preferred supplier for proposed category opportunities.

Experienced required:

  • Minimum 3-5 years commercial/analytical experience within a foodservice or food manufacturing background
  • Experience using consumer insights, competitive assessment, pricing, promotional planning and financial analysis.
  • Experience in copywriting
  • Presenting to large audiences
  • Strong results-based orientation

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