Category / Marketing Insight | Food | Yorkshire

Yorkshire and the Humber
06 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Laura Parham
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Fantastic opportunity within the Category team of an innovative, fast-paced food business.

About our Client:
Our client is an established supplier to the top grocery multiples and discounters. They offer training and development, a friendly competitive culture and opportunities to progress your career. They are passionate about food and extremely well regarded by their customers.

About the Job:
We are seeking a talented and commercially minded category manager who is looking to develop in an exciting career dealing with a top 4 retailer and/or discounters. Customer facing opportunities will be part of the role from day one and you will be developed into a full-time point of contact. You will utilise your skills and experience to guide a team to deliver results. Very fast paced environment and precision are essential. You will utilise your experience with market data such as Kantar to identify opportunities within your category to drive commercial results.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will come from an own label fresh food background with a proven track record of delivering commercial results through effective market and category insight. You will have experience in working with commercial and NPD teams, serving a major food retailer. You will have a real can-do attitude, be a committed team player and be hungry to drive your career forward. The culture of the business lends itself to a bright and bubbly personality and someone with a good sense of humour.

Minimum Requirements:
To be considered for this role, as an absolute minimum, you must have experience in analysing market data to deliver tangible results. You will need to have experience in chilled foods supplying a retailer and have a great attitude towards work. You will work hard, play hard but be rewarded within this role.

Application Process:
To discuss this role in more detail, submit your application or have a confidential chat, please contact Laura on 01780 480 530 or quoting reference LP11261

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