CATEGORY MANAGER

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£50,000, Car Allowance, Pension, Medical Cover and 25 day’s holiday
Posted
12 Mar 2018
Closes
12 Apr 2018
Ref
CE-MM004536GJ
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Category Manager

£50,000, Car Allowance, Pension, Medical Cover and 25 day’s holiday  

Lincolnshire

Reporting into the Head of Category, you will be working for one of the leading producers of fresh and food to go products into the UK retail market. This highly innovate company turnover in excess of £200 million within the UK, and can boast double digit year on year growth.  Following the organisations continued success across all fresh, added value and convenience categories, there is now a requirement for a Category Manager to join their team, managing the category relationship with one of the organisations strategic customers.  

The main responsibilities shall include;

  • Taking responsibility for developing and implementing strategies, plans and tactics for your customers
  • Acting as the key liaison between the insight and commercial teams, ensuring two-way communication of key initiatives across both teams
  • Building a strong contact network across the retail customer
  • Assisting the business in aligning with the designated retailer corporate strategies where relevant by maintaining a clear understanding of their vision and objectives and communicating internally where appropriate  

To be considered for the opportunity you must have worked within a category / customer marketing role for at least 12 months. It is essential you have had customer facing experience with at least one of the Top 6 or discount retailers. Chilled food experience is preferable, however all those with FMCG food background will be considered.

Please do not hesitate to apply if you feel you have the experience and background described, or contact matthew.marshall@ceselection.com for further information.

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