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Category and Insights Lead

DR Newitt
Somerset - work from anywhere
£60,000 to £65,000
Closing date
13 Jul 2022

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

B2C Category and Insights Lead 

An exciting role has become available for a newly created B2C Category & Insights Lead at a sustainable leader in the global nutrition market.

The role

B2C Category & Insights Lead to join the Health & Wellness division. A key position for a commercially astute individual, with significant autonomy and visibility within the organisation.

This role involves coming head to head with challenging tasks, whilst maintaining a high level of responsibility in a modern work environment.



  • Strong collaboration with cross functional teams to provide the required insights and support to successfully achieve our commercial objectives
  • Active involvement in H&W strategic projects to ensure insights are informing our decision-making process
  • Build strong working relationships with strategic partners to maximise impact and outcomes
  • Dissemination of various data sources to enable category and shopper led decisions
  • Manage the data / insights budget ensuring effectively spent to deliver overall category and business objectives
  • Provide up to date industry trend analysis, competitive activity and changing consumer behaviours through industry publications, events and insights reports

Ideal Candidate

  • Minimum 5 years of commercial/ category experience within B2C environment
  • Experience of building strong working relationships with retail customers
  • Confident, articulate, numerate, analytical, literate and capable of producing highly accurate insights, presentations and reports
  • Outstanding computer proficiency in Excel Experience using data provider software such as Kantar, AC Nielson, and retailer specific EPOS data providers


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
United Kingdom
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