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Category Analyst

Signature Career Management
£18,000 - £22,000
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Are you analytically minded and looking for a new challenge? Signature Career Management are partnered with an FMCG company looking for a Category Analyst to support the Category Controller across a variety of retail accounts. If you have a love for numbers and an eye for detail then this is an opportunity not to be missed!

This Manchester based FMCG business places great emphasis on the development of their people; despite being a part of a much larger organisation, the company has retained a close-knit, collaborative family feel.  This is an opportunity which will see you support the wider commercial team and have real impact on the category direction.

As Category Analyst, you will work as part of a wider team and support the category manager in:

  • Data analysis, generating internal & external reports and recommendations to grow the category
  • Develop an in depth understanding of category dynamics including wider grocery trends, category performance and what is driving performance
  • Complete and present value added reports for customer
  • Deliver insights to sales team
  • Work on and present adhoc projects for the customer

What will the successful candidate look like?

  • Highly numerate
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Kantar, Dunnhumby & IRI or Neilson advantageous, not essential
  • Understanding of EPOS data
  • Confident, quick learner
  • Can deal with pressure in a sometimes challenging environment
  • Comfortable with presentations
  • Ambitious to progress your career and be part of a fantastic growing organisation!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting business! If you think this is for you then do not hesitate in hitting apply!

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV to or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role. 

Please note Signature Career Management is acting as an employment agency.


Signature Career Management’s passion is placing leading FMCG talent who go on to transform the performance of teams and organisations across the world.

We have a team of consultants who specialise solely within the Sales & Marketing functions of FMCG, enabling their collective knowledge and network to provide candidates a distinct advantage in their job search. Our consultants are targeted on feedback, not fees, so have your best interests at heart, and the candidates we place regularly go on to become our clients as they look to build out their own teams. This is testament to our relationship-led approach. 

If you don’t see any vacancies that interest you at this time but would like to work more proactively to secure your next role, please don’t hesitate in getting in touch. One of our consultants can talk you through how we can open doors to your next opportunity.  

Find Us
0161 274 9184 / 020 3196 0869
Signature Career Management
1st Floor, Ropewalks
Newton Street
SK11 6QJ
United Kingdom
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