Category Manager

Atkinson Page
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Category Manager
c.£55k + Car Allowance + Benefits
Buckinghamshire/Home Based

Our client is recruiting a Category Manager to join their food manufacturing business. In this unique role, you will be customer facing and work for a business that is industry leading, and in return, you will be joining a business where your career can grow & flourish, in an environment that encourages people to be the very best of themselves.

You will be working as part of a high profile team within a business where category insight will drive the business agenda. Supplying the major multiples, in a category that is in double digit growth, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that long term relationships are maintained with customers in a role where innovation and category insight is equally as important as data analysis. Getting consumed in numbers doesn't drive growth alone, understanding the consumer, looking at innovation and pushing boundaries is the key, and in this role you will get the chance to do it all.

The successful candidate with have been working within an FMCG business as well as having worked within Category Management with a proven track record in presenting to the major multiples. The ability to understand a huge amount of data and then being able to translate this into recommendations is essential.

Cultural fit is just as important in this business as the experience you have. You need to be open, honest, a great communicator, confident, a self-starter, have strong leadership skills but all with a sense of fun. Working within food manufacturing is a highly pressurised environment, with tight time scales so you need to be organised and manage people's expectations as well as delivering to your customers and the business.

Interested? Apply now in strict confidence, with CV and salary details quoting ref - or for a confidential discussion please call 0113 2805891.

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