Veritas - Category Management

Senior Category Manager

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
£60,000 to £65,000 Company Car, Bonus + Benefits
Posted
05 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Ref
3731/11gj
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are a European based food manufacturer, with instantly recognisable household name brands. We have a growing premium food brand and our products are natural, organic, flavoursome and nutritionally rich. Our UK headquarters is based on the Berks/Bucks/Oxon border as is one of our manufacturing operations.

The Opportunity:

As a result of internal promotion and extra headcount within the category team, there is a fantastic opportunity for a commercially trained Category Manager to join the us and make a significant contribution to our Category strategy.

Managing a small team, you will drive our status as category leaders through the development of strategic category management relationships with nominated accounts - particularly, Tesco, Sainsbury, Asda and Waitrose.  You will develop joint category plans that deliver growth via range, promotion and NPD in line with the business’s category and brand strategy.

You:

You will be accountable for the delivery and execution of shopper insights and the management of category relationships. In addition, you will help maintain our position as trusted experts within the grocery marketplace.

You will have a strong business-related degree and an FMCG background in category management, coupled with significant knowledge of the UK grocery sector.  Highly commercial with strong analytical skills you will use your category expertise to steer our brand’s retail presence.  We are seeking high potential individuals who will progress quickly through the organisation.

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 3731/11gj

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

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