CATEGORY MANAGER

Location
Office based – South London
Salary
Basic -£50k - £65k + Benefits
Posted
21 Mar 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Ref
CE-DA004559GJ
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Category Manager

Office based – South London

Category – Chilled / Ambient

Basic - £50k - £65k + Benefits

 

The Company

A brilliant opportunity has arisen with a market leading food business that currently turn over in excess of £200M. They have a fantastic range of private label products, as well as a small portfolio of premium brands. As a business, they put time and effort into sourcing the best quality products from across the globe, and work closely with farmers and suppliers to ensure they are receiving the best. With over 80 production sites internationally they are a real power force in this category, the constant innovation and NPD makes them stay ahead of the competition. 

The Role

You will be managing all retailers with a big focus on the JS account. You will be working very closely with JS for 50% of your time. You will also work very closely with Waitrose and Tesco. This will be a customer facing position with a real focus on building the category very closely with the retailer’s. You will be managing two Annalists with the view to bring a category manager when the time is right. This is a really exciting position to work in a state of the art office space with forward thinking company that is constantly innovating.

Requirements

The right person will have experience working for a branded or own label business with exposure to kantar Nielsen and Dunnhumby You will need to be confident and energetic as this is a customer facing position. You will need to be a team player who can bring strong ideas to the table and also stand your own when challenged. If you have worked at category manager level or above this is critical requirement. Food or chilled experience will also be a massive bonus. If you want to find you more about this great opportunity please get in touch.

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