Veritas - Category Management

Category Insights Controller

London (West), London (Greater)
Excellent salary and benefits to attract the best
27 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Director, you will support and work with our external customers and internal Sales/Marketing functions to help drive mutual category growth in-line with our company objectives through the implementation of category initiatives, delivering detailed insight and presenting to our key customers.

You will:

  • Manage 2 direct reports coupled with regular customer facing meetings to drive category insights, space confusion and clarity of trends to demonstrate strong strategic insight capability
  • Work with Sales & Marketing teams to provide regular insights on the opportunities within the market
  • Build and sustain relationships with key national retail contacts
  • Use insight to influence range and merchandising plans at category reviews
  • Work with the internal team to meet company targets & brand growth


  • Educated to degree level, looking for a strategic Controller role
  • Previous customer facing experience & a track record of relationship building, 
  • Providing extensive FMCG category insights 'WOWs'
  • Great analytical skills with a good working knowledge of Nielsen, Dunnhumby & SelfServe to interpret the 'hidden' data
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

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