Category Manager

Recruiter
D R Newitt
Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
Up to £40k + competitive package
Posted
06 Jun 2018
Closes
06 Jul 2018
Ref
JF37922
Function
Marketing, Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Category Manager – West Yorkshire

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

Location: West Yorkshire        Job Type: Permanent

Company

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.

Role

  • 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

Person

  • 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

Package

  • £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 jack.frame@drnewitt.com. 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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