Category Manager - FMCG Food

Recruiter
Allexo Search
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jul 2019
Closes
27 Jul 2019
Ref
1189125038
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to shape and develop Category Management with several grocery and high street retailers, working for an international business who are major players with their category. 2018 has proved to be highly successful with a significant increase in sales across all channels, successful NPD launches and exciting future plans as we head into 2019 / 2020.

This is a customer facing role and you will be providing the sales and marketing teams with regular insights on opportunities within the market.

Key Responsibilities will include
  • Building and sustaining key retail relationships
  • Using insight to influence merchandising and range plans at category reviews
  • Provide detailed analysis and insights on category opportunities
  • Provide analytical support in the development of category plans
  • Work with the internal team to meet company targets & brand growth

The ideal candidate will have gained category insight/management experience within a recognised FMCG manufacturer or leading Insight Agency (eg IRI, Kantar, Nielsen or Dunnhumby)and will be ambitious enough to take the next step in their career by joining a progressive FMCG company at a full Category Manager level position.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop category relationships with grocery, convenience and discounter retailers and participate in range reviews and developing rationale for new listings.

Based in London - Zone 2. The UK head office has excellent transport links on both the London Underground and National Rail Overground.

As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including a contributory pension scheme, private health care flexible benefits scheme and much more!

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