Category Manager - Foodservice & Licensed

Recruiter
Britvic
Location
Denner Hill
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Category Manager – Foodservice & Licenced

Hemel Hempstead

The Category Manager will be part of a very high performing and passionate team. The role will be responsible for developing strong customer relationships, leading category thinking in Foodservice & Licensed to deliver the long-term vision and strategy in the channel, with a focus on the Leisure, Wholesale and Free Trade sectors.

It will also be the responsibility of the Category Manager to analyse data into insight to:

Shape and determine channel strategyDevelop category growth propositionsOffer tailored range recommendations and point of purchase solutionsLead cross functional teams to deliver thought leadership to customers in high priority customer tenders and on-going business plans.

This is a real leadership and partnership role where by the relationship and ability to influence is key. The Category Manager will need to link Britvic’s strategy & objectives with the Foodservice & Licensed trade for mutual gain. You’ll be working across our whole brand portfolio so will be driving value growth across all key soft drinks segments, across all of the current category growth trends.

We’ll expect successful applicants to:
Have Customer Category or Category Strategy experienceBe able to demonstrate successful and authentic relationships where mutual gain and value growth has been achievedHave big branded experience in either a drinks or food led environmentBe able to demonstrate strong analytical and data experience, turning it into insight and winning category propositionsDemonstrate creativity and thought leadership, backed up with strong category discipline that plays out in value growth driving point of purchase principles

If this sounds like you, then this exciting role within a great team will give you the opportunity to make your mark and shape the role and the future of the channel within Britvic. In return, we can offer you a growing and rewarding role with the opportunity to make change, working with talented individuals in a vibrant workplace, and recognised with a strong package and excellent benefits.

At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most creative, dynamic and trusted soft drinks business in the world by 2020. The name behind big household favorites like Pepsi, R. Whites, 7up, Tango, Robinsons, Fruit Shoot and J2O, Britvic is one of the UK's leading players in the FMCG market. As our organisation continues to grow, both in the UK and around the world, it’s critical that we find new ways to create added value for our customers.

We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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