Senior Category Manager

Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
26 Apr 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Ref
EB-10
Contact
Eliza Byrne
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type: Senior Category Manager – Drinks
Location: London     
Sector/Industry: FMCG
Job reference: VAC-24095

Are you looking to work for an entrepreneurial business with exciting growth plans, where you will work with a portfolio of creative brands? Are you looking for long term development opportunities in an autonomous environment? If so, read on!
 
The company:

Based in the South East/ London, my Branded FMCG client is well known in their field and experiencing a large amount of growth, not just in the UK but globally, which has been consistent over a number of years. They have created a new role for a Senior Category Manager for the EMEA region as they continue to expand and develop.
 
The role:
 
  • Develop category management principles and lead their application in EMEA to identify customer/ consumer insights that strategically position the retail partners for success
  • Build networks across the EMEA partners, developing strategic relationships with management teams
  • Help develop the EMEA wide portfolio range, merchandising and shelf adjacencies
  • Prepare space planning planograms and analysis for key accounts utilizing space planning software and Nielsen data
  • Work with the EMEA category analyst to input to sales planning and reviews by identifying trends and reviewing KPIs
  • Assist in driving category development principles to differentiate to deliver increased distribution, space and display resulting in increased sales and profit
 
The successful candidate:
  • Solid experience as a category manager
  • Good understanding of all of the data sources i.e. Nielsen
  • Ideally Food and/or Beverage background
  • Consumer product experience.
  • EMEA experience.
  • Solid Written & Verbal Communication skills.
To apply directly please send a copy of your CV to eliza.b.a4lkbc5j8qci@advocate-group.aptrack.co.uk or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

Please note The Advocate Group is acting as an employment agency & business.

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