Senior Category Manager - Site Lead

Recruiter
Catman Jobs
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary
Competitive to attract the best
Posted
25 Feb 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Business 

Do you want to join a multi-billion pound business with more than 50 sites across the UK and Europe? They have a simple goal, to be the best at what they do. They are conscious of the environment and the need for sustainability in everything they do.  They are keen on internal development through hard work, looking to develop their employees into future leaders of the business.

The Role

  • Lead the category function for their frozen food site
  • To talk with authority about the markets they operate in – size, dynamics, consumer & behaviour
  • Evolve their understanding of the consumer through qualitative & quantitative research
  • Monitor and track performance (Panel and EPOS data sources)
  • Identify opportunities for growth through data & insight driven category strategies
  • Work closely with NPD to develop market leading, consumer driven innovation
  • Develop profitable promotional strategies
  • Complete post implementation reviews on innovation, range changes and seasonal periods
  • Present category opportunities in a compelling way

The Individual

  • Educated to degree level as a minimum
  • At least 3 years working in a leading category role
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Proven track record of developing full category strategies and of identifying and implementing category opportunities
  • Ability to demonstrate establishing and maintaining good customer relationships
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the food industry

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in FMCG Sales jobs, Marketing jobs, NPD jobs, Technical jobs & Category jobs across the UK.

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