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Category Manager with the Leading FMCG Brand in their chosen area

Advocate Group
North Yorkshire
Closing date
17 Jan 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management, Marketing
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Category Manager with the Leading FMCG Brand in their chosen area

Location – North Yorkshire

Salary – up to £45k, Car & Package

Does working for the leading brand in their chosen field sound like the type of brand you would like to be part of?  The opportunity to forge and build strong working relationships with key retailers in the UK.  Being part of the Global Head Office based in the UK.  If working for the number 1 player and significant career growth and scope sounds attractive then please read on!

Due to the continued success within the Category team a newly created role of Category Manager focusing on the Co-op and Convenience customer base has been created.

  • You will drive insight and actions from analysis of market consumer data and identified market shifts and trends.
  • Work closely with the sales team to maximise the performance of priority ranges within customers to improve distribution and ensure delivery of the commercial plan
  • Build and enhance relationships with key customers to influence core category performance for mutual benefit.  Customer engagement through Category Reviews, Range Reviews, New Product Presentations and customer specific work
  • Execute shopper activation plans to realise category growth opportunities in line with the Category vision.

Category Management and/or Analyst experience within FMCG is a given but we are looking for individuals who are passionate about driving the category agenda within their retail customers.

You will have experience interpreting data from partners such as IRI, Kantar, Nielsen, Dunnhumby or Retail Link and be able to translate that data into actionable insight both internally and externally.

Great opportunity for someone who wants to continue their career growth within proven category team at a household name organisation who hugely focus on their peoples career and wellbeing.


You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


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0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
The Advocate Group
1 St Peter's Square,
Greater Manchester
M2 3DE
United Kingdom
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