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Category Manager

Advocate Group
£50k - 55k per year
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

The advocate group is working in partnership with a major player in the global spirits industry. This business has an extensive list of well-developed brands in the market. All of which are distinctive and well recognisable both on a professional level and as an individual consumer.

We are now on the search for a Category Manager who will optimise the brand's performance and growth by providing category insights and recommendations. We are searching for a data-driven professional who is passionate about category insights and improving business positioning.

Key Responsibilities

  • To drive the category function by analysing and interpreting market trends from category data.
  • Provide actionable insights to support company strategy and growth.
  • Communicate with external customers and internal stakeholders the category initiatives to ensure effective business planning.
  • Leading the function and agenda across the key customers.
  • Using the data to identify business strengths and opportunities to capitalise regarding business strategy.

About you

  • Data-driven and a strong understanding of either Nielsen, Kantar, IRI, or Dunnhumby.
  • Able to develop and maintain relationships with key customers.
  • Highly motivated with a challenger mindset – there to make a difference!
  • Ability to work autonomously whilst managing priorities and multitasking within a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. With the ability to communicate with senior stakeholders, and present confidently.


If you’re a driven individual seeking an opportunity to develop your career with a global business, then we’d love to speak to you!


Please get in touch with Ciara at the Advocate Group on 020 7871 8000 or send your CV to 


You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


► 0333 772 7200


Find Us
0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
The Advocate Group
No. 1 Spinningfields
Hardman Square, Quay Street
Greater Manchester
M3 3JE
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