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Category Manager

Veritas Partners Limited
Acton, West London
up to £50000
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Do you love food? Then you will love working here with this highly capable team. In the last 10 years this Group has seen outstanding year-on-year growth; so a real modern-day success story. Unlike many other businesses today they are even more versatile, focused and ambitious than ever before. Run as an autonomous business unit, they are part of a larger group, so career progression is inevitable for the right people. 

The Role

With the company continuing to grow the Category team is following that trend. This role will report to the Category Controller. As well as to drive category growth in line with company objectives. Working closely with Sales & Marketing functions, this role will be very cross-functional, you will provide regular insights on opportunities within the market.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Minimum 2 years Category Management experience (ideally within FMCG)
  • Great analytical skills with a good working knowledge of data, such as; Nielsen, Kantar & SelfServe data
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Previous customer facing experience & a track record of relationship building


  • Increased holiday with length of service.
  • Option to buy more holiday.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity (Maternity is 6 months full pay after 2 years of service. 3 months full for 1-2 years).
  • Free product
  • Flexi week opportunity every year.
  • Cycle to work.
  • Electric car scheme.

Interested? If you wish to apply for this role, please click on the apply button with a copy of your up-to-date CV. Due to the high number of candidates applying who have visa requirements, we would like to provide advance notice that we are currently unable to progress with any candidate who does not have a full right to work in the UK without dependant or sponsorship requirements.

Not right for you? We have a vast portfolio of clients who are always looking for new talented and passionate individuals to join their teams. Let us know what you are looking for and we can help match you with your next career move. 


Veritas Partners Ltd are specialist recruiters sourcing candidates and opportunities across the FMCG, Consumer and Business to Business markets. Specialists in Sales, National Accounts, Marketing and Category, we partner with a broad range of clients from foodie start-ups and fast-growing SME’s to established global household names. Our philosophy is to provide open, honest and comprehensive recruitment solutions to candidates and clients alike.

We’re straight-talking, highly market-aware and innovative in our approach, so we find ourselves perfectly positioned to provide clear, consultative support on your recruitment/career needs, no matter how specific they may be. From Executive Search to Managed Advertising and Contingency Services, Veritas provides a first-class career management service that is proven to deliver on expectations with both fluidity and professionalism.

Company info
0118 903 4914
Seddon House
Gas Lane
RG10 9LX

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