Senior Category Manager

Seven Search & Selection
London (Greater)
Up to £70k plus exceptional package
Closing date
29 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Category Management, Marketing
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Senior Category Manager – High growth foods business

Office based in London

Up to £70k plus exceptional package

Our client:

  • Market-leading healthy foods business with BIG ambitions
  • Are a fast growing, pioneering and ethical business who take pride in sharing delicious and super healthy products with the increasingly health conscious UK consumer
  • As category-creators with a strong focus on continued innovation they already have a strong retailer presence across the grocery, convenience and health food retailers now ready for the next step!
  • We are looking for a brilliant Senior Category Manager to co-create, drive and grow the category agenda with key retailers both in UK and International.


  • Influence customers long term decision making through a compelling category vision
  • Identify and deliver key category initiatives and tactics to help customers grow the category
  • Partner with customers on annual range reviews delivering category insights, range, space and merchandising recommendations
  • Build strong internal and external customer relationships
  • Identify insight to inform business and customer strategy
  • Work with Sales team to unlock new business in emerging channels and international markets
  • To lead shopper insights to allow the business to identify and deliver growth opportunities

Ideal candidate:

  • Will be an experienced Senior Category Manager, preferably in Food and Drink but with extensive FMCG experience
  • Be an expert at using continuous data to develop engaging Category Strategies and Visions
  • Have experience using the visions to drive customer engagement and decision making
  • An ability to influence is paramount as you will be required to influence at all levels internally and externally. 

Benefits & details

  • Up to £70k salary
  • Exceptional package
  • Office based in London
  • Accessible from Central and Greater London

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 8/16008/7. Confidentiality assured.

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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.

"One of the leaders in FMCG recruitment" - client feedback, Bayer.

"Having worked with some of the biggest names in recruitment, I would recommend Seven above all." - client feedback, Mars UK.

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