M&S CATEGORY CO-ORDINATOR

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
04 Feb 2019
Ref
CE-MM005160GJ
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

M&S Category Co-ordinator

Competitive salary + bonus + benefits

Hertfordshire  

The Company

This organisation is one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing fresh produce providers into the UK retail and B2B markets. Based Hertfordshire, this £250m business operates across 2 floors and are considered by their peers as one of the most influential and deeply regarded suppliers into their respective categories.

My client works with a large grower network, and hand select the best varieties across their chosen categories, ensuring a high quality product that is offered all year round. This business maintains that development of variety is at the heart of everything they do, and they are committed to delivering a consistent supply of the best fresh produce, all year round.

The Role

As M&S Category Co-ordinator you will be tasked to assist in the coordination of a selected category into one of the organisations key retail customers. In addition to this, you will ensure the smooth day to day running of internal administrative operations.

The main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Data maintenance and analysis from one off requests to seasonal and strategic reviews (internal & external)
  • Creation of business presentations
  • Assisting in pricing parameters, structures and forecasting
  • Monitoring customer sales data and reporting on your findings
  • Liaising daily with suppliers and the customer to ensure all plans are plausible
  • Reviewing key sales and waste saving opportunities by looking at store ranging detail 

Requirements

To be considered for this exciting opportunity you must have a minimum of 12 months experience working within a category, commercial or buying function within an FMCG environment, and be able to demonstrate a solid understanding managing and reporting on consumer data both internally and externally.

It is essential you are numerate and comfortable dealing with multiple sources of data. Above all you must be a strong communicator who is keen to make a difference and support this organisations continued business growth. 

Please do not hesitate to apply if you feel you have the experience and background described, or contact Clear Edge Search & Selection for further information – 01132 054970.

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