Gü c/o Veritas

Category Controller

Location
London (West),
Salary
Competitive basic + car + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Aug 2019
Ref
3049/136
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Opportunity:

We are now looking to appoint a Category Controller who will work with the National Accounts & Marketing Team to further develop the category strategy to deliver the insights within multi channel & International customers.

Reporting to the Marketing Director, you will support and work with our external customers and internal Sales/Marketing functions to help drive mutual category growth in-line with our company objectives through the implementation of category initiatives, delivering detailed insight and presenting to our key customers.

What you will do:

  • Manage key accounts with regular client meetings to drive category growth
  • Work with Sales & Marketing teams to provide regular insights on opportunities within the market
  • Build and sustain relationships with key retail contacts
  • Use insight to influence range and merchandising plans at category reviews
  • Provide detailed analysis and insights on category opportunities
  • Provide analytical support in the development of category plans
  • Work with the internal team to meet company targets & brand growth

About You:

Will have gained category insight/management experience within a recognised FMCG branded manufacturer or leading market-data company at Senior Category Manager level, you are now looking to step up your career by joining a progressive FMCG company within a full Category Controller level position.

  • Educated to degree level, looking for a great action orientated culture, who gets things done
  • Previous customer facing experience & a track record of relationship building, within an FMCG business working in category
  • Great analytical skills with a good working knowledge of Nielsen, Dunnhumby & SelfServe data
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

The Company:

Gü was launched with 3 products in 2003 and now with a current portfolio of over 40 top notch products that are eaten somewhere in the world every 2 seconds.  A fabulous story of pure genius and a brilliant team of people with ambitions and people with ambitions and plans to take Gu into more categories and eating occasions. “Is ordinary out of the question? Is spectacular up your street? Deliciousness part of your DNA? Then you’ve got what it takes… and we want what you’ve got. And yes. This is the company you’ve dreamed of working for… 

Gü Puds (also known as Noble Desserts Holdings Ltd) is a company on a mission to blow the minds of pleasure seekers everywhere. Ever since we first sneaked Gü onto the shelves of a local supermarket, we’ve been pouring our hearts into making these victories more widespread; from a little-known secret to a global taste phenomenon on the tongues of millions.Today, from our London HQ in West London to the sunny shores of France, we’re taking the world by storm. With sales of over £60 million we are continuing to grow globally, taking Europe by storm. To us, it’s a labour of love. A journey of joy. Every atom of cheesecake, mousse, tartlet, molten middle, and soufflé is a little victory for us. Delicious, explosive victory. The fact is, we love our job and you can taste it.”

APPLY: Trust your impulses and tell us why you should be part of our talented team by calling our resourcing partner or email your cv to us via the apply button quoting reference 3049/136

All third party applications will be forwarded to our Outsourced Resourcing Lead, Nicky Stapleton.

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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. 

All applications to roles advertised by Veritas Partnership Ltd are reviewed by our team of consultants. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive we are unfortunately unable to respond to each applicant individually, therefore if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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