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Category Manager

D R Newitt
Coventry, West Midlands
Closing date
24 Jun 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management
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Category Manager

Leading Food Manufacturer

West Midlands - £65K + package

Responsible for a Category Analyst, you be working for a Global leading food manufacturer in a fast-paced environment.

The Company

A global organisation with solid UK roots, they are high on sustainability with their products and packaging and produce tasty, healthy food products which are known to every household.

The Role

The role will take on typical category manager duties working closely with all the major retailers and discounters as well as foodservice. Drive innovative category plans to maintain and grow their position as a branded category leader. The role will also see you:

  • Overseeing one direct report- category Analyst
  • Customer meeting and presentations
  • Research and analyze data and market insights.
  • Search for insights into consumer needs and wants.
  • Plan and implement long-term development strategies for product categories.

Your Skills

To be considered you need experience with all the data tools such as Kantar, Nielsen and retail links etc. You’ll also need:

  • Previous FMCG marketing experience
  • Advanced Excel and Power point skills
  • Excellent communicator with a teamwork attitude.
  • Prefer indirect or direct management.

In Return

This is a leading branded food manufacturer with a stable and progressive company that believe in developing staff and rewarding success. The salary is £65K + car allowance + 10% bonus + benefits.

Please call me for a confidential discussion.


D R Newitt are Food, Drink and FMCG recruitment specialists providing permanent and interim recruitment services: 

We offer Headhunting, Search & Selection and Advertising services across the following disciplines:
•    Sales
•    Marketing and Category
•    Executive
•    Supply Chain / Buying
•    Technical / Quality
•    NPD / Process / Development Chefs
•    Operations / Manufacturing
•    Engineering
•    HR and Finance

To enquire about a specific role or to have a confidential discussion about your career path, call or email us:

  • Edinburgh Office 0131 226 5060 
  • Manchester Office 0161 833 0181

Find Us
0131 226 5060
38 Melville Street
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