Senior Category Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Marketing
Location
Wigan, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1260489190
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to the continued success and business growth, there is an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Category Manager to join a leading FMCG business with amazing brands.

Client Details

Innovation, quality and doing the best for their people make this company a great place to work and develop your career.

The role is commutable from Liverpool, Wigan, Preston.

Description

The Senior Category Manager will be part of a talented Category team.

Key responsibilities of the Senior Category Manager role will be to:

* Use insight data to develop category plans for accounts that drive a competitive advantage for the business

* Range reviews, data insight, development of consumer and shopper insights, understand market trends

* Feed actionable recommendations to the business

* Develop key retailer relationships and create and deliver compelling category stories.

* Influence retail clients to increase range and space growth for products

* Work with key internal stakeholders such as the Sales and Marketing team

Profile

The successful Senior Category Manager will have:

* Experience of using agency data such as Nielsen, Kantar, dunnhumby, etc.

* Experience in a Category Management role ideally from an FMCG / retail business.

* Strong knowledge of FMCG and retail markets

* Excellent presentation skills

* Excellent communication skills, ability to build relationships and influence with both internal and external key partners

* Strong commercial acumen

Job Offer

Salary up to £45,000 plus £5,000 Car Allowance plus benefits

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