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Category Manager

Signature Career Management
West Midlands
Closing date
9 Jul 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Category Management, Marketing
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Job Details

Are you an analytical character looking for a new challenge in Category Management? Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your skill in a business that encourages ambition and personal development? Look no further!

Signature Career Management are partnered with an outstanding FMCG business based in the Midlands who boast some of the most successful brands in their category. The company is commercially driven, ambitious and actively seeks new opportunity – they’re looking for like-minded individuals to join them on their journey. They set high standards and have a reputation in the industry for hiring the best talent, so if you’re up for the challenge you will be well rewarded for your efforts.

As Category Manager, you will be responsible for assisting the growth of some of their most high-profile brands within Top 4 Grocery Retail. Responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver category recommendations that grow their brands & share of category
  • Close collaboration with sales & brand marketing team to consult & create compelling category sell-in stories and seasonal activities e.g. for NPD
  • Lead the strategic category management agenda with high profile customers
  • Champion and proactively lead ‘shelf excellence’ including range, fixture layout and POS creation to aid shopper navigation and increase penetration
  • Track, analyse & report regular deep-dives in customer sales-out & promotional activity

If this sounds like you, please do not hesitate to apply:

  • Degree educated
  • A fast learner, embracing any opportunity for improvement and growth
  • Excellent people skills; an engaging and confident individual. Strong communication both verbally and written
  • Naturally curious, a problem solver who is able to think creatively to achieve results
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Category Management position
  • Ambitious and competitive to overachieve
  • Able to work with autonomy. Self-motivated.
  • A passionate and committed individual

This is a fantastic role with real opportunity. If you’re looking a new challenge, please apply or get in touch directly for a confidential conversation.

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
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