Category Manager North West | Grocery | Branded
We are looking to recruit an experienced Category Manager for a branded producer of chilled products in the North West. The business has always been family-owned and run, priding itself on creating an open, positive and welcoming working environment. NPD is a key driver for the business along with desire to develop candidates into the future leaders of the business.
You will be expected to develop deep relationships with key retail clients. You will play a key part in developing and delivering annual strategy plans and present compelling category insights and recommendations which drive sustainable growth for the mutual benefit of the business and their key external customers. You will be able to develop and action category and shopper marketing strategies to drive the brand forward across the customer base. In addition, you will be able to manage and support the development of 1-2 direct reports in line with the values of the business.
To be successful you will be an experienced Category Manager with at least 3 years of experience within a food based FMCG environment who can demonstrate a proven ability to develop and execute category strategy. You will have experience of working within the UK top 5, ideally within grocery. You should have an excellent level of knowledge and experience working with IRI/Nielsen EPOS data as well as Kantar. Experience with in house data sources such as Dunnhumby would be beneficial. Strong analytical skills with the personality to create and drive actionable strategy and insight is essential for the role.
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