Category Manager

Location
A1 corridor | The Fens region
Salary
£35,000 - 50,000 + Car allowance
Posted
11 Feb 2019
Closes
11 Mar 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Great role here…

Enhance your Category career by working for one of the UK’s leading Food Groups that offers the opportunity to work with some well-known household Brands and Own Label products. The business holds an exciting NPD pipeline to address the shopper demands in their approach to the category where this role will play a major part in shaping the Category vision for 2019 through to 2020.

Working in a small Category team reporting in to the Head of Category, the objective of the role is to execute category strategy plans and identify growth opportunities for the business and customer base. You must have the ability to present concise recommendations with clarity and must be self-sufficient, strategic and collaborative when working with internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have the following criteria:-

  • Category Management experience within the FMCG manufacturing industry
  • Working knowledge of market data such as Kantar, Nielsen, IRI etc.
  • Must have Top4 Grocery retailer experience
  • This role is commutable from Herts, Beds, Cambs, Essex and Northants areas
  • Must be degree educated

My client is happy to consider both experienced Category Managers or Category Executives with 1-2yrs experience who would see this as a step-up to a Junior CatMan role.

Due to high volume advert responses anticipated for this role, if you do not receive acknowledgement or a reply to your application within 14 days – please feel free to follow up although it is likely that your application has been unsuccessful.  If this is the case, please continue reviewing vacancies with Henson Recruitment moving forward.

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