Category Controller –Top Tier Retail (Chilled Foods)

Yorkshire/North Lincolnshire
£70,000 to £80,000 Basic, Bonus/Package
10 May 2018
10 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Role: Category Controller –Top Tier Retail (Chilled Foods)

Salary: £70,000 to £80,000 Basic, Bonus/Package

Location: Yorkshire/North Lincolnshire

Our client is one of the largest chilled food groups in the UK and the dominant force across a number of categories, where its clients include some of the UK’s best known and most innovative Retailers. We are being used exclusively by our client to undertake a Search to uncover individuals who already has a demonstrable background as a Senior Category Marketing Controller within the Food sector.

Our client is one of the most successful and progressive groups within the food sector, their success have been achieved through a constant focus geared towards innovation, development with a customer focused approach, they are one of the biggest suppliers to Retailers across a number of chilled categories.  As part of a wide refocus of one of its key and instrumental divisions they are now looking to further strengthen their category marketing function by recruiting a Category Controller to assist in the implementation of a customer growth and innovation strategy.

As key members of the senior functional team, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of a Category and Consumer Insight strategy to drive sales growth through a strong existing customer partnership, as well as the expected expansion of the current customer product portfolio where they have a dominant category share.

This will be achieved through driving the Category Marketing function to deliver effective category management and a program of developing new and innovative products that match current consumer trends, alongside managing and developing key relationships, at all levels, with the aim of building a long-term, growing and profitable business that fits with the ambitious growth strategy across the division and wider Group.

As highlighted above we are looking to attract individuals who already have a proven and acknowledged personal brand within the Foods sector; this role will only be attainable for an individual who is recognised as a Category and Consumer Insight specialist, respected and held in high regard by Retail customers and internal peers alike. This is a confidential and instrumental piece of recruitment.

In the first instance please apply by email, attaching current Curriculum Vitae and including full salary details, alternatively should  wish to discuss the opportunity in more detail please call Alan Gove direct on 0113 2054970.

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