Category Controller - Impulse

Seven Search & Selection
London (West), London (Greater)
Competitive Package on offer
Closing date
10 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management, Marketing, Sales
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  • An instantly recognizable food producer with some of the UK’s most loved brands
  • Steeped in history but with unrivalled investment driving significant growth
  • Culture focused business with values at the heart of the organisation
  • Category Management driven with an industry recognised category team


  • To lead the Impulse and Out of Home Category team, managing 2 Category Managers
  • Take full responsibility for executing the Category Vision in channel and working closely with the Head of Category to define
  • Work cross functionally to influence decisions using category data to improve share and distribution points
  • Utilise continuous data tools to make objective category recommendations
  • Be highly customer facing and lead the brand agenda with the retailers

Ideal candidate:

  • Will be an experienced Senior Category Manager, preferably in Food and Drink but with extensive FMCG experience
  • Be an expert at using continuous data to develop engaging Category Strategies and Visions
  • Have experience using the visions to drive customer engagement and decision making
  • Posses excellent leadership and coaching skills and have some experience of line management
  • An ability to influence is paramount as you will be required to influence at all levels internally and externally. 

Benefits & details:

  • The opportunity to work in a culture focused business with category at its heart
  • Fantastic track record of progressing its people
  • Strong package with achievable bonus

This really is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading food business that will invest in your future

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Seven has quickly become the trusted recruitment partner for national and international organisations because we consistently help them source the best people for their key positions. Seven’s mission is to research, recruit and retain the most talented people for our clients. We work with some of the biggest brands in the retail and FMCG sectors that require only the best people to drive their businesses forward. We specialise in senior positions across the FMCG industry, if you have the skills, knowledge and energy to meet the challenges faced by today’s market please contact us.

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