Category Manager - Premium Food

West London
£40,000 - £46,000 + £6k Car allowance + Bonus + Private Health + Benefits
05 Oct 2018
05 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Category Manager – Premium Food

My Client is a major global FMCG Food organisation who have experienced significant growth by doubling the business in the last 4 years. With continued, substantial investment in NPD Marketing and Category, this company is in rapid growth and are now expanding their Category team. Their range of iconic branded  and private label products are manufactured in the UK where they have a new factory and are continuing to expand.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Category, you will work in partnership with the major retailers and be the Category Adviser. Your role will be responsible for the following:

  • Influencing range and distribution using promotional strategy and space and merchandising within the retailer
  • Driving growth through research, merchandising and planning
  • Ongoing reports on performance of sales
  • Managing retailer category reviews
  • Using Shopper insight, evaluation and category trends you will influence retailers
  • Build strong relationships with the Sales team and understanding retailer strategy
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for retailers to exploit category growth
  • Devise promotional programs through quantified analysis

You will be either a Category Executive looking for a step up or have worked within an Insights business where you will have had experience of presenting to clients. You must have experience of IRI and Kantar, and have worked in a similar role. You will be commercially astute, analytical and demonstrate great influencing skills.

Whilst we would like to respond to all the applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you've not heard from us within 7 days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful

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