Grocery Category Manager - Flexible Location

Seven Search & Selection
Homeworking/home based - accessible to motorway networks
Up to £50,000 plus bonus, car & package
Closing date
30 Apr 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management, Marketing
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Job Details

Our client:

  • High profile global foods and drink business seeking a Category Development Manager
  • Have been on an exciting journey over the last two years, redefining their category strategy
  • Renowned for career development and progression with vertical and lateral progression opportunities
  • Offers a highly flexible culture focused on delivery, not presence

The role:

  • We are looking for a Category Development Manager who can deliver Category Management excellence for a leading grocery customer
  • You will be using data such as Nielsen/Kantar/IRI etc. to make win-win category recommendations
  • You will be part of a matrix team delivering a consumer-centric category strategy and NPD projects from concept to launch
  • Will be part of a fast paced, driven team, with the consumer at the heart of the business
  • A perfect role to build your profile quickly within this globally recognized FMCG manufacturer

Ideal candidate:

  • Need individuals who have held a top grocery Category Development role in a large FMCG environment
  • You will have a clear understanding of the entire category process, seek out customer intimacy and can demonstrate implementation of category plans that have made significant difference to business performance.
  • Story-tellers, influencers and able to lead both internally and within the customer
  • Will be hungry for a high-profile Customer Category Development role and have capability to progress beyond into Leadership roles

Benefits & details:

  • A progressive and flexible working culture based on delivery;
  • Home based but must be accessible to key transport links/motorways

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 13/15896/7. Confidentiality assured.

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