Category Manager

£30000 - £40000 per annum
25 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Kathryn Parkinson
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Type: Category Manager
Location: York
Sector/Industry: FMCG – Food   
Job Reference: VAC-24178

Are you a commercial, analytical and personable candidate looking for a role within a Global Food Brand looking to progress within the FMCG Industry? Do you have experience of analysing, interpreting data and identifying trends? If this is of interest to you, please read on!

The company: 
The company is a Global Food organisation with an outstanding reputation looking to build and maintain its taskforce for the future. The company is at the forefront of consumer innovation and due to the expansion and growth throughout the business, the company is now looking to appoint a Category Manager to help develop and deliver category strategies, tactics and execute plans.

The Role:   
  • Ability to analyse sales and market data to gain in depth understanding of the Foodservice market; category, segments, customers, competitors and performance
  • Work with CSMs to outline fiscal activity and drive JBP’s to deliver product/NPD listings
  • Work with Business Unit Controller and line manager to identify and drive strategic plans by segment (profit and cost)
  • Build relationships with customers’ marketing and brand departments to jointly execute insight plans
  • Develop tools to enable Nationals team to recognise insights and execute against strategies
  • Create bespoke category presentations and present to customers
  • Lead bespoke customer NPD projects
Successful candidates will have experience of analysing, interpreting data and identifying key trends. Knowledge of category management principals and the FMCG industry is essential.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent– Essential
  • Experience of working within category management at a similar level - Desirable
  • Experience of working in Retail or Foodservice industry - Desirable
In return for this skillset, the company offers a fantastic package, career progression and a chance to be a part of a globally renowned and remarkable company on a continuous growth curve.

Apply now to be considered –  

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