Role details

Category Manager - Innovative food brand!

Surrey   •   £50,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Exciting opportunity for a Category Manager to join a FMCG food business
  • Based in the head office in Surrey

About Our Client

Category Manager - Innovative food brand!

This is an opportunity to work in a business that puts people at its heart and offers exposure to working on some great brands within an extremely fast paced and commercial category. This is a truly exceptional opportunity not to be missed out on! If you are a Category Manager looking for the next step in your career, apply now!

Job Description

The 'Category Manager - Innovative food brand!' will be required to do the following:

- Use retailer, consumer and category insight to develop best in class category management insight, strategies and recommendations.

- Deliver and communicate Category thought leadership both internally and externally across the product portfolio to enable the business to accelerate its brand growth ahead of total growth.

- Implement bespoke retailer engagement plans that drive category growth and achieve commercial targets (distribution, space, margin etc) to include channel specific implementation plans.

- Implement added value NPD that drives category growth and commercial targets (distribution, space, margin etc)

- Be the retailers first point of contact for all category insight, analysis and recommendations

- Full use of retailer consumer data systems (eg. Sainsbury's LMG, Tesco DunnHumby, Asda Retail Link etc) to drive increased knowledge, understanding and opportunities for the category brands.

The Successful Applicant

Based in the head office in Surrey, the 'Category Manager - Innovative food brand!' will have the following:

* Strong knowledge of Category Management

* A proven track record of successfully leading and working with retailers on large and complex category strategies and their implementation.

* Educated to degree level (or equivalent) with a background in a FMCG environment in Customer Marketing/ Category/FMCG or equivalent

What's on Offer

Circa £50,000 - £60,000 + benefits

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