Category Manager

Greater Manchester
£35k - 45k per year + benefits
12 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
Sarah Dwyer
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you looking to advance your career in a team spirited, supportive environment? Looking for a Category Management position within a well-established, North-West based, branded FMCG business? Look no further!

With around 250 products currently on offer, this FMCG business is thriving. They have been in operation for c.100 years and show no signs of slowing down; they are driven to deliver new and innovative products and excited to continue to expand into new channels. They’re a market leader in their category but will not sit back and rest on their reputation.


As Category Manager, you will liaise with retailers and wholesalers alike, providing category strategy and market insight. Key responsibilities include:

  • The analysis of various data sources such as IRI, transforming the numbers to meaningful insights
  • Making recommendations based on your analysis to drive sales growth
  • Customer presentations alongside the sales team
  • Collaborate with the National Accounts team to deliver compelling insight to the Grocery Retailers


Successful candidates will already be operating in a category management / insight position and be well practised in presenting to key stakeholders.

  • Be highly analytical; able to digest different sets of data and translate into something meaningful (IRI preferred but not necessary)
  • Be numerate, with strong excel skills
  • Be an excellent communicator, able to negotiate
  • Be confident influencing the priorities of sales partners


This is a fabulous opportunity for an individual to really make this role their own in a business that will support you, aiming to really make the most of the individual’s existing personal skillset.

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV to or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role. 

Please note Signature Career Management is acting as an employment agency.

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