CATEGORY & INSIGHT MANAGER
Flexible working - ideal location Midlands
Competitive salary + 15% bonus, electric car or £6k allowance & benefits
Progressive food business with a combination of brand and own-label products across a number of food categories, our client is much admired for having a highly positive investment-for-growth strategy, led by a dynamic and driven management leadership team who are looking to achieve further market growth.
As part of their 2024 development and investment Marketing team strategy, they are looking to recruit a highly talented Category & Insight Manager.
This is an exciting role that sits in the heart of the Sales & Marketing team, with total responsibility for managing all consumer and shopper insights and category management processes working across two of their core product categories.
Your key objectives will involve becoming the master of all consumer-led category trends and developing the product-led category vision, as well as major customer category strategies and selling stories for the National Account team.
Additionally, you will take the lead in shaping consumer research activities, which together with ongoing insight data, will shape future innovation NPD strategies with both own-label and brand-led products.
Firstly, you love numbers, data and all things analysis… but more than that, you love and have a talent for interpreting the trends that build strong category strategies and creative stories, inspiring internal teams and influencing the major grocery retail multiples category development product listing, merchandising and promotional plans.
Having built your career in the FMCG industry, you are looking for a broad-based role involving both insight and category management functions where you can shape strategies that will make a real difference to the company’s future business growth objectives.
You are currently working as an Insight Manager or in a Category Executive/Manager role with at least 3 years’ experience and have the motivation and ability to step up into this exciting and highly impactful role.
Our client enjoys a creative, entrepreneurial culture that allows the team to be open and bring new ideas to the table – wow! They work in a friendly atmosphere that’s both professional and fun, combined with energy, motivation and pace. If this sounds like your idea of your dream role, and you have the required experience and skills, please apply now.
Send your CV and benefits package details, quoting reference MS/2410 to email@example.com, OR call Mark Smith on 07747 847214 for a confidential career development discussion.
Closing date 26th February 2024