Category Manager

D R Newitt
West Yorkshire
Up to £40k + competitive package
06 Jun 2018
06 Jul 2018
Marketing, Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Category Manager – West Yorkshire

Salary: Up to £40k                  Sector: Sales & Marketing

Location: West Yorkshire        Job Type: Permanent


Our client is a well-established company within the food industry in the UK. Having grown in recent years, they are hoping to continue this trend by adding a driven Category Manager to their team. This role will primarily involve providing category support to the sales and marketing departments via in-depth market analysis. This is an excellent opportunity for a focussed individual to further their career with a reputable UK brand.


  • Generate in-depth market analysis to help identify areas of opportunity and create plans which will allow for them to be capitalised on
  • Work with 2 or 3 main customers and provide excellent support, allowing them to grow within the category
  • Aid customers further by giving recommendations based on price, range and promotion
  • Identify new NPD opportunities and provide customers with rationale
  • Ensure branding strategy aligns with category strategy
  • Work in conjunction with NAMs to drive customer sales


  • Must have category management experience within retail
  • Must have experience working with TNS/IRI/Nielsen
  • Must have a good understanding of the market – products and consumers
  • Ability to work well cross-functional
  • Ideally have experience specifically within the food industry


  • £35-40k basic salary + £6k car allowance + 5-15% bonus + 25 days holiday + 5% pension

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send an up to date CV to Likewise, if you have any further questions regarding the role then please do not hesitate to get in touch with Jack Frame on 0161 833 0181.

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