Category Manager

Recruiter
Nicholas Associates
Location
Grimsby
Salary
£45000 - £50000/annum Fantastic Company Benefits
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Nicholas Associates (Professional) is recruiting on behalf of a well known Food Manufacturing client for a Category Manager at their extremely successful site in Grimsby.

The Role

Working within an established team, the Category Manager will be;

* Taking ownership of a category and driving the strategy and agenda across the major multiples
* Supporting the delivery of retailer commercial objectives through the development and implementation of consumer led category plans
* Utilising market data, insight & trends effectively to identify category opportunities and turning these into clearly defined actions
* Act as a key partner for your customer driving category, customer and company growth

The Person

You will be an experienced Food Industry Category Manager with experience of dealing with the major multiples

You will be able to demonstrate;

* A proven track record of customer facing Category Management within the major multiples
* Experience of utilising Category Management tools such as EPOS data, consumer insight, range management and merchandising
* Strong commercial skills and the ability to build category plans that will meet/exceed commercial objectives
* The ability to deliver information in a confident and convincing manner to different audiences

The Company

* Established for over 100 years
* A household name across the UK market
* A leading supplier of well known products into major retailers

The Package

* A salary of between £45,000 & £50,000
* Fantastic benefits package to include company pension, car allowance, private healthcare

Due to the urgency of this assignment, click the "apply now" button to get your cv straight to me.

Key words: category, epos, data, consumer, insight, food, fmcg, grocery, ambient, chilled, frozen, fresh, own label, branded, retailer, major multiples, merchandising

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

Nicholas Associates Professional is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

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