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Category Manager

Employer
Gü c/o Veritas Partners Limited
Location
Shepherds Bush, London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive plus enhanced benefits package
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Category Management

Job Details

Category Manager

West London

Competitive basic + benefits

What you'll be doing as a Category Manager?

  • Manage key accounts with regular client meetings to drive category growth
  • Build and sustain relationships with key retail contacts
  • Use insight to influence range and merchandising plans at category reviews
  • analytical support in the development of category plans
  • Work with Sales & Marketing teams to provide regular insights
  • Champion Gü’s category and shopper vision with retailers and within the company

You will need:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Previous Category Management experience (ideally within FMCG)
  • Previous customer facing experience & a track record of relationship building

Benefits:-

Electric car scheme

Increased holiday with length of service

Option to buy more holiday

Enhanced maternity / paternity (Maternity is 6 months full pay after 2 years service. 3 months full for 1-2 years)

Flexi week opportunity every year

Cycle to work

Our Purpose is the Create the Most Irresistible Treats.

Our Mission is to take Gu to more people and places whilst reducing our impact on the planet.

We have & continue to grow significantly; we are the #1 brand in the UK and we’re also putting a lot into fulfilling our international growth agenda.

In the UK over the last 5 years Gu has contributed 42% of the category growth and 2023 is set to deliver our fastest growth yet. Our Brand Plan will bring step change comms, bring first to market innovation and we will be listed in more places than ever before. Our International growth is driven through more consumers buying our Brand in existing markets such as France & Germany. While we continue to unlock new markets with launches in both the US & Spain

If you wish to apply for this role, please click on the apply button with a copy of your up-to-date cv.

Please be aware that all third-party and direct applications will be forwarded to our Outsourced Recruitment Partner, Veritas Partners Ltd and no fees will be payable.

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