Category Manager - Asda

Location
England, Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car, Competitive Bonus, Pension, PHI
Posted
21 May 2018
Closes
18 Jun 2018
Ref
MG 172
Contact
Mark Gouland
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent



Category Manager - Asda - Global FMCG Manufacturer




Are you a Category Manager looking for a step change onto a top grocery customer?

Do you have the analytical skills to cut through the data to build a compelling category argument?

Are you exceptional at influencing customers and internal stakeholders?

MacGregor Black is currently working on an opportunity with a globally recognised and well-respected FMCG manufacturer, based in the Yorkshire, to find a high profile Category Manager.

This Category Manager will drive the category agenda for the second largest customer in the UK organisation. You must be analytical, commercially astute and highly ambitious to succeed in this high-profile role.

We are looking for candidates with a minimum of two years category marketing experience within a recognised food and drink supplier. Customer facing category experience with a major grocery retailer is essential for this level of role.

What is expected of you:


* Lead the category function within a major customer base - Asda
* Work closely with the Sales and Shoppper teams to create a compelling category argument
* Strengthen customer relationships by alligning external & internal stakeholders
* Strategically Support the Northern Mults business unit to grow its relationships to no.1 in the category


What are we looking for?
We are looking for an energetic self-starter who thrives on being regularly pushed out of their comfort zone. You will have strong commercial acumen and be a dynamic professional who is both customer & people focussed.

On offer to the successful candidate is the opportunity to work with a portfolio of category leading FMCG brands. Base salary Circa £50,000 + Company Car, also includes Private Medical Care, Pension, Company Bonus.

You must be; an exceptional People Manager, Highly Analytical, an Influencer, a Project Manager, Results Driven, Self-Motivated, Energetic and Personable.

Please apply if this sounds like the right role for you.

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