Category Manager

Recruiter
Henderson Brown Recruitment
Location
Doncaster
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Category Manager Salary: £55,000 to £60,000pa plus car Location: South Yorkshire A leading company in international convenience food who work across multiple categories are now looking to continue their rapid expansion by improving the commercial side of the business with a new category manager. The company culture prides itself in not only possessing a passion for their food products but also for their putting their employees first and allowing them to grow and thrive in what they do. The successful candidate will be accountable for utilising customer and consumer insights alongside improving category performance via implementing strategic recommendations and action plans. Key roles and responsibilities: *Utilising multiple sources of data to create plans and strategies to improve category performance *Maintaining and improving ongoing relationships to become a single point of contact *Create a long-term vision for sustainable growth within category development *Presenting these long term visions to customer organisations to influence and adopt strategy plans *Expanding networks across various disciplines to increase productivity and efficiency in action implementation and decision making What the ideal candidate will have: *Excellent communication and relationship-building skills *Numerically and linguistically competent *In-depth experience and knowledge in the categories within the food industry *Ability to liaise and present to senior stakeholders *Vast knowledge in category data interrogation software from both Nielson and Kantar If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Jason Kilbride at Jason@hendbrown.com or call 07985454318 for more information. Furthermore get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs and also to find out more about our horticulture, fresh produce recruitment and food recruitment services.