Category Manager with Flair

Recruiter
Catman Jobs
Location
Home based with the expectation to work some time in West Yorkshire / Surrey
Salary
Up to £60,000 depending on experience
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
10 Nov 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Role

This is a hands-on role and a key part of the company’s Category function. Reporting to the Category Controller, you will be responsible for developing and delivering category visions within retail customers, ensuring alignment with sales and brand strategy while delivering commercial value, measured by net sales and gross contributions. You will be expected to develop effective business relationships with retail customers, carry out range, space, and promotional performance analyses and recommendations, providing expertise and category leadership across all categories.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in a fast-paced Category environment, ideally within FMCG. An understanding of continuous research data warehouses such as Nielsen / Kantar / IRI will be required as will excellent presentation skills and a demonstrable track record working with leading retailers.

You will have a strong commercial awareness, and must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of improving sales and profitability. You will be a flexible and adaptable individual with excellent communication and organisational skills.

The job will suit candidates with the following backgrounds: Category Manager, Product Manager, Product Assistant, Category Assistant, Buyer, Channel Manager, Brand Manager, Brand Assistant, Sales Manager, Retail Manager, Retail Marketing Executive, Retail Buyer.

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

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