Category Manager

Recruiter
D R Newitt
Location
Tyne and Wear
Salary
Salary circa £35,000 to £45,000
Posted
17 Sep 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Ref
JH38534
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Due to continued growth a leading business in the on-trend “Free From” sector is looking to bring on a new Category Manager to work on both UK Major Retail and European retailers. The business manufactures Free From, Biscuit, and savoury snacking products.

 The Business is a €400m manufacturer with factories in France, Holland, Germany, Spain and UK. With “Free From” being an extremely on-trend and growth product range this is an exciting time to join the business and be at the forefront of its development within Major Retail. The Company has a proven track record of developing candidates careers and bringing them on within the business.

The Role:

  • Working on data & insights for market and Major Retailers
  • Developing Category Plan for UK & Continental Retailers to help with business growth across the product categories
  • Close liaison with the UK and European commercial teams to maximise opportunities

The Person:

  • The ideal candidate will have at least four years Category Management experience for an FMCG manufacturer or a food retailer
  • Experience working with Neilson/IRI/Euro Monitor/Mintel data bases
  • If you can speak another European Language then this would also be advantageous

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to john@drnewitt.com or contact John Hancock on 0131 226 5060

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