Category Manager

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

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management
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Job Details

Key Skills & Experience
- Ability to lead customer facing range reviews and turn multiple data sources into actionable insight.
- Proven ability to influence both internal & external stakeholders and be able to bring other on a journey with you
- A minimum of 3 years in a customer facing category role, ideally working across top4 or high street customers
- degree educated

Job Description
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced category manager to join one of the most sought-after companies in the FMCG industry. 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.

This company prides themselves on their collaboration with customers, therefore you will seek to continually improve key relationships and be the voice of category and customer internally.  They would love somebody with an entrepreneurial flair who is not afraid to challenge conventional ways of thinking and develop exciting new ways to drive category growth.

This role also requires and effective communicator with impressive presentation skills, and a strong commercial acumen.

Perks and Benefits
- a chance to join a function with strong investment and an exciting change agenda
- strong benefits package
- flexible working options
- globally recognised brands and highly sought-after 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! 

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