Senior Category Manager

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£50k - 55k per year + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted
25 Oct 2018
Closes
22 Nov 2018
Ref
20559
Contact
Laura Pyke
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Your new company

An award-winning food manufacturer which boasts some of the UK’s most loved snacking brands. Having recently expanded their portfolio, they are going through an exciting period of growth and innovation. They are proud to offer a collaborative, rewarding working environment, with exceptional progression opportunities.

 

The Role

This is a 12-month FTC for an experienced Category Manager to join the Grocery category. Working out of their head office in Berkshire, you will act as strategic lead on the Sainsbury’s account, one of the company’s biggest customers. Collaborating closely with Sales and Shopper Insights teams to maximise category growth and performance, you will report to the Head of Category. You will also have the opportunity to head up the category team’s input into brand strategy for a recently acquired snack brand.

 

About You

You will have a strong background in the FMCG industry, with experience in category management. Utilising your knowledge of Insights Programs (Nielsen, IRI or Kantar), along with exceptional interpersonal and numerical skills, you will be able to network across both internal and external stakeholders to influence and drive category growth. You will be a driven, adaptable individual who thrives in a fast-paced yet people-focused environment.

 

What do they offer?

A competitive base salary, bonus and benefits. A friendly, encouraging, and innovative culture.

 

If you're interested, please apply or send your CV to lpyke@ignata.com. Successful candidates will be contacted about this role and similar vacancies.

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