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Senior Category Manager - Grocery

Seven Search & Selection
London (West), London (Greater)
Highly competitive package on offer
Closing date
2 Dec 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management, Marketing, Sales
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Job Details


  • 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 a Top 4 Grocery customer through a transformational category strategy
  • Taking responsibility for three huge projects as they near completion, with responsibility for execution
  • Work closely with Shopper Marketing Teams on landing their biggest POS campaign to support this innovating range review.
  • 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
  • An ability to influence is paramount as you will be required to influence at all levels internally and externally. 
  • MUST BE based in the Home Counties/London/South East due to office commitments post Covid-19 restrictions

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
  • Currently home working with expectation to be in office 2-3 days per week in future.

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

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Seven is a leading provider of multi-functional recruitment solutions in Consumer Goods & Retail, covering roles in Sales, Marketing, Head Office functions, Category, Operations and Manufacturing. We provide executive search and selection as well as award-winning RPO services and interim solutions.

"One of the leaders in FMCG recruitment" - client feedback, Bayer.

"Having worked with some of the biggest names in recruitment, I would recommend Seven above all." - client feedback, Mars UK.

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Contact Us
  • 36 Park Row
  • Leeds
  • LS1 5JL
  • United Kingdom
  • 0330 010 8327
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