Category Executive

West Midlands
£25k - 32k per year + benefits
22 Jun 2018
20 Jul 2018
Liam Whittaker
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you looking to spread your wings? A cheesy opener I know! Signature Career Management are partnered with an FMCG company looking for a Category Executive to support the Category Manager on a Top 4 retail account. If you have a love for numbers and an analytical mind then this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Commutable from the Midlands and the North West, this is an opportunity which will see you support the wider commercial team and have real impact on the category direction. This FMCG company offer a fantastic culture and a real cohesive, collaborative team environment. 

As Category Executive, you will work as part of a wider team and support the category manager in:

  • Generating insights and recommendations to grow the category
  • Using data, you will focus on the shopper and consumer to optimize the product offer
  • Develop an in depth understanding of category dynamics including wider grocery trends, category performance and what is driving performance
  • Reviewing the impact of promotions
  • Complete and present value added reports for customer
  • Deliver insights to sales team
  • Work on and present adhoc projects for the customer

What will the successful candidate look like?

  • Highly numerate
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Kantar, Dunnhumby & IRI or Neilson advantageous, not essential
  • Understanding of EPOS data
  • Confident, quick learner
  • Can deal with pressure in a sometimes challenging environment
  • Comfortable with presentations
  • Ambitious to progress your career and be part of a fantastic growing organisation!

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