Category Manager

The Advocate Group
£45000 - £50000 per annum
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type: Category Manager
Location: Manchester
Sector/Industry: FMCG
Job reference: VAC-23669

Are you looking to be part of a global FMCG business where you can develop your career as a Category Manager? Somewhere you can gain Top 4 experience working on behalf of well-known brands? If so, please read on!
This global consumer products company is widely considered as one of the world`s leading employers with an extensive product portfolio. A few words to best describe them; ambitious, innovative and progressive, somewhere you can make a real impact.
Primary responsibilities:

- Help deploy the category vision and identify relevant category opportunities for growth
- Deliver range reviews to assigned customers
- Provide customer data based insight to steer and support new product development and positioning, range management, as well as identifying clear and achievable opportunities
- Be the shopper expert and build shopper metrics into your recommendations
- Analyse promotions for assigned customers and report findings with recommended actions
- Develop trusted category relationships within your customer across the functions and channels

The successful candidate:

- Degree education or equivalent
- At least three years` experience in Category Management
- Experience of IRI/ Nielsen/ Kantar databases with Dunnhumby an advantage
- Range review and merchandising skills
- Able to develop and deploy category strategies
- Excellent communication skills

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV to [Email address removed] or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn`t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.
Please note The Advocate Group is acting as an employment agency & business.
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