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Junior Category Manager

Signature Career Management
Greater Manchester
£30k - 38k per year + excellent benefits
Closing date
19 Feb 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Calling all those who have a love for numbers and data!  If this is your passion and you’re looking for a fresh challenge, one which will offer you the chance to lead the way getting stuck into spread sheets and manipulate the numbers, yet also offers you variety, a customer facing role and a position of authority, then this is it!

This Junior Category Manager/ Analyst role sits in an awesome business where you’ll be surrounded by an incredibly tasty offering too!

Sound intriguing?…

This FMCG business have a global presence with a UK office based in Greater Manchester.  Their Brand is well known and renowned in the category, and quite something of a ‘taste sensation’!  The culture offers flexibility and an informal working environment with a close knit team who operate a high degree of trust.

As Category Analyst/ Junior Category Manager you will work hand in hand with the Top 4 Grocery Retailers providing ‘killer insights’ to support the growth of the Brand.  Responsibilities include:

  • Interpretation and analysis of data, reviewing gaps, shelf space, trends, promotional activity etc to provide ongoing reports
  • Category range review, evaluation and rationalization
  • Provide actionable insights to improve Brand visibility in store
  • Identify current and future category segment dynamics
  • Translation of analysis to meaningful insight, presenting findings to internal and external commercial teams building strong relationships
  • Collaborate with the National Accounts team to deliver compelling insight to the Grocery Retailers

Successful candidates will have demonstrable experience in striking a balance between data analysis and drawing meaningful insight and have a passion and keen interest in building strong customer relationships, enjoying presenting and advising.  You will also:

  • Already operate in a Retail environment, FMCG or Consumer Durables, in a role that requires analysis, and this will be a key passion of yours!
  • Be numerate, with strong excel/ data manipulation skills
  • Be an excellent communicator, able to influence
  • Be able to develop strong relationships building rapport and trust
  • Be highly analytical, able to analysis different sets of data and translate into something meaningful
  • Be service orientated, a good listener with a can do attitude who is keen to develop practical and compelling solutions

This is a fabulous business with significant opportunity for further development.  With an inspiring leadership team and an amazing Brand, makes for a fantastic working environment.

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV to or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role. 

Please note Signature Career Management is acting as an employment agency.

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