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Senior Category Manager

Vertex Resourcing
Home Counties
£60,000 + Car & Bonus
Closing date
4 Feb 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management
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Job Details


  • proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • proven track record of developing a 3-year category vision with grocers or high street customers
  • encourage out of the box thinking
  • previous line management experience is desirable but not essential

Job Description

Within this role you will be responsible for co-defining and implementing category strategies across grocery customers for an exciting product portfolio. This business is looking to step change category both internally and externally, and therefore need a category expert to deliver compelling insight and recommendations to identify big wins for the company.

You will also be accountable for the development of a high potential category manager, so genuine leadership capabilities are essential.

Perks and Benefits

  • an opportunity to work for a forward-thinking company
  • strong benefits package
  • flexible working options
  • highly sought after category and company culture




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! 

Find Us
Parc House
25-37 Cowleaze Road
Kingston Upon Thames
United Kingdom
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