Category Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Marketing
Location
Manchester
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A food manufacturer with British heritage, known for producing high quality products.

Client Details

A food manufacturer with British heritage, known for producing high quality products with sites across the UK are looking for a Category Manager to be based from Manchester.

Description

As the Category Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Driving sales and profitability on key accounts

  • Developing and managing category strategies based on insight

  • To influence the grocers to progress with proposed category opportunities

  • To build and manage a relationship with key accounts to ensure you are the preferred supplier for proposed category opportunities

  • To develop and manage a proactive and innovative NPD strategy for the account

  • To develop and manage strategic category promotional plans

Profile

The successful Category Manager will be:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • A minimum of 4 years working in a leading category role

  • Strong analytical skills (competent use of at least Kantar and one other data source)

  • Proven track record of developing full category strategies and of identifying and implementing category opportunities

  • Ability to demonstrate establishing and maintaining good customer relationships

  • Strong presentation skills - the ability to present a story rather than a set of charts

Job Offer

45,000-55,000


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