Junior Category Manager

Up to £35,000 Plus up to 12.5% Bonus Opportunity, Pension & Health
02 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Junior Category Manager – Fantastic ‘grow’ role for leading branded Food company based in Surrey – up to £35k! 

  • Junior Category Manager
  • Healthy Food Brands
  • Office based in Surrey
  • c£35k (Experience dependant) plus bonus and strong benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a growth orientated branded food business. We are currently recruiting an Junior Category Manager to support across the major retailers. The company performance has been strong; with their brands in high growth and very much on trend! Building on a solid platform and trade position, they are looking for a Junior Category Manager to play a key role in supporting the business increase their depth of our customer insights across all categories and all brands. 

This Junior Category Manager a classic grow role where your role and responsibilities will develop quickly and will prove to be a stepping-stone to a full Category Development Manager role within 12-24 months. Based in Surrey, as a business they are able to offer you a high level of autonomy balanced with a team focussed culture. If you are looking for a role where you can make a big impact, then this could be the one for you!

Junior Category Manager Role:

  • Dedicated to specific Multiple retailers
  • Lead data driven Insights, range reviews & category performance reviews
  • Work to develop continuous reporting solutions for these customers’ incl. Category scorecards
  • Develop objective space to sales recommendations and ensuring this is aligned to range review objectives and Category Vision growth opportunities
  • Develop best in class merchandising guidelines

The Candidate:

  • Your approach must be very analytical in order to influence the category agenda.
  • A forward thinking, flexible attitude is vital and you must have the drive and resilience to succeed and be able to work from you own initiative.
  • You will have proven FMCG industry experience ideally in a Sales, Category or Retail function
  • The role will involve cross functional team working therefore the ability to successfully develop and maintain relationships by adopting a collaborative working style is crucial.
  • passionate about working within a branded food business environment
  • eager to learn and develop!

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about building a career within Category Insights within a leading branded food business. If you want to take the step to accelerate your career then please apply now! Please send your CV to recruitment@workwithseven.com quoting reference 8/15358/7. Confidentiality assured.

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