Category Manager

Vertex Resourcing
Home Counties
£45,000 + Bonus & Wider Benefits
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management
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A fantastic and rare opportunity has arisen to join a category defining SME as a Top4 Category Manager.

This position needs a functional expert to create and lead the UK category vision driving performance across all categories and some of their key customers. You’ll be a key part of the commercial team, and therefore expected to bring your out of the box thinking to help shape and influence the direction of the UK business.

The business pride themselves on their unique approach with their people and culture truly setting them apart from other companies. Therefore, you’ll need to be go-getting, creative and able to deal with a diverse, and every changing workload!

Key Benefits :

  • £45,000 Salary
  • Bonus
  • Wider Benefits

Requirements for the role:

  • Min 3 years’ experience working in a branded FMCG company with primarily category experience OR working for an agency (Kantar, Nielsen, Dunhummby)
  • Be able to demonstrate category relationships with UK retailers alongside range reviews.
  • Track record of working well with senior stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Self-starter with entrepreneurial flair and tenacity.
  • Degree educated

This is an awesome opportunity to join an exceptionally talented team of individuals in a company that are dominating their category and taking the UK market by storm.


Since its creation in 2006, Vertex Resourcing has become the go-to partner both for organisations in the Consumer Goods industry and individuals looking to further their career in this exciting space.

Recruiting a broad range of roles across Sales, Marketing, Category Management, Insight, MS&P, Finance, HR, NPD, Buying, Supply Chain and Digital, we’re renowned for our close relationships and high quality / low volume approach.

We typically represent individuals and handle recruitment assignments across a broad salary range from £40,000 through to £150,000 but we’re always happy to talk to those with needs outside of this.

We’re well known for our straight talking, frank and uncomplicated approach – we don’t do templates / “one size fits all” but provide an individual service to maximise exposure individuals and businesses alike.

We’re proud to work for some of the biggest names in Consumer Goods but equally to have helped many organisations at the start of their journey from innovator led start ups through to SMEs and VC buyouts.

Our high standards of professional conduct are reinforced and recognised by our status as a full member.REC Logo

Interested in being a part of Vertex?.. We pride ourselves on what we give back to those who make us a success and recently placed in the Top 5 of "Hunted's Best UK Reward Structures"

If you'd like to talk further or find out more please get in touch! 

Contact Us
  • Parc House
  • 25-37 Cowleaze Road
  • Kingston Upon Thames
  • KT2 6DZ
  • United Kingdom
  • +442086144180
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