Category Insight Manager Food London/Surrey

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London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking to take your category / marketing insight career to the next level? If so this could be the role for you.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading supplier of fresh and frozen food products to UK's leading supermarkets including Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose; as well as smaller retail outlets; food service and wholesale markets. They have a great reputation for quality and service and add value to every stage along the supply chain. They are passionate about sustainability and ensuring that they have no negative impact on the environment. They are an established and profitable business with a real 'team-spirit'.

About the Role

We are seeking a talented and commercially minded category specialist who is looking to develop in an exciting job dealing with a top 4 and/or premium food retailers. You will have the opportunity to get to manage a specific segment of the category and will have ownership over this. Customer facing opportunities will be part of the role and you will be developed into a full-time point of contact. Very fast paced environment and precision are essential. You will utilise your experience with market data such as Kantar to identify opportunities within your category to drive commercial results. You will keep an eye on food trends, popular ingredients and work closely with NPD to make the most of these trends before they have become more mainstream.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will hold a relevant degree and have experience in category / market insight. You will be driven and have a real desire to learn new skills and challenge yourself. You will have a real 'can-do' attitude and have an interest in food / the food industry. You will have experience with manipulating and interpreting market data from a variety of sources to base your decisions on real data.

Minimum Requirements

As a minimum to be considered for this role you must be driven and have experience in a similar market insight / category role. Youy will have a real interest in food / the food industry. You will be comfortable presenting data and insight to internal and external stakeholders with a real presence. You will be commercially focused and have business acumen.

Application Process

If you would like to submit your application please click on apply now, to discuss the role in more detail please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or quoting reference TEM 9644

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