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Senior Category Manager FTC

Seven Search & Selection
West London
Competitive package on offer
Closing date
25 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management
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  • Our client is a well-known international food business with a fantastic brand heritage
  • Known around the world for their great tasting products, the company have seen continuous success and are now tracking in their 3rd year of consistent double-digit growth
  • They are focussed on delivering fantastic innovations, and with the help of their immense production capabilities are constantly bringing new products to market
  • Dynamic and fast-paced, this is an environment focussed on growth and the future with a strong set of values at its heart


  • Customer-facing Senior Category Manager role to manage one or more Top 4 Grocery customers
  • You will be responsible for building and maintaining exceptional customer relationships, and using insights and your own expertise to deliver actionable recommendations to support category growth
  • You will take a hands-on approach to the role, working closely with Marketing, Sales and other key business functions to create best-in-class Category research and advice
  • Working with a strong innovation pipeline, you will be responsible for bringing new products to customers and driving incremental business growth
  • The Senior Category Manager will manage and develop x1 Direct Report

Ideal candidate:

  • You will be a proven Senior Category Manager, having progressed through a category role in a branded FMCG environment.
  • You will highly analytical, have great attention to detail, whilst being commercially astute.
  • An ability to influence is paramount as you will be required to influence at all levels internally and externally.
  • Able to manage short-term deliverables in parallel to developing long-term strategic thinking
  • Highly organised and able to manage time / deadlines effectively
  • Collaborative and a ‘Team Player’
  • An ambitious Senior Category Manager looking to join a forward-thinking team and deliver impact

Benefits & details:

  • The opportunity to work in dynamic business with quality and innovation at its heart
  • Competitive salary DoE + package including car allowance
  • Fantastic West London office location with options for flexible working

This really is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading food business that will invest in your future

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Seven is a leading provider of multi-functional recruitment solutions in Consumer Goods & Retail, covering roles in Sales, Marketing, Head Office functions, Category, Operations and Manufacturing. We provide executive search and selection as well as award-winning RPO services and interim solutions.

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