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Category Lead - Impulse & Convenience

Vertex Resourcing
West London / Berkshire Border
£60,000 + Car Allowance & Bonus
Closing date
16 Dec 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management
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Job Details

Vertex Resourcing are working with a category leading business based on the West London / Berkshire Border.

We are looking for a Category Lead to come in, hit the ground running, and take ownership of the very fast paced and active Impulse & Convenience channels. We need an Impulse & Convenience expert.

You will be working in a fun and fast paced business, with great brands and lots of exciting plans to be involved in for the future.

You will be:-

  • Leading range reviews and acting as a category management expert for your company and customers.
  • Analysing data and providing recommendations to key partners with the aim of optimising category growth.
  • Delivering key category management projects.
  • Aligned projects in order to achieve the category vision.
  • Managing internal and external stake holders.
  • Presenting and facing customers on a regular basis.

What you need-

  • FMCG Category Management experience.
  • Must have Impulse & Convenience experience.
  • Customer facing experience.
  • Great with excel and have strong numerical skills.
  • Using consumer, shopper and market data.
  • Experience with planogram software.
  • Strong presenting and influencing skills.



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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