Role details

Category Manager

Berkshire   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A large well known FMCG business with continued growth
  • An exciting oportunity to to work alongside a commercial team

About Our Client

Our client has over 60,000 customers in the UK. They are a growing FMCG business and seek to continue to improve their products and services. As an organisation they are growing quickly in size due to massive success in the UK.

Job Description

The Berkshire based Category Manager will have a hands on approach to all aspects of the category collateral assets. This role involves working with other teams within the organisation to develop and deliver an insight based category strategy.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain the best category range
  • Contribute to range optimisation programme and recommendation
  • Manage range reviews to ensure range is fit for multi - channel / sector customers including bespoke, local & regional needs are fulfilled
  • Responsibility for day to day management of core own brand product within category to ensure quality of products remain in line with agreed product quality benchmarks and that all packaging has the correct identity and is compliant with current legislation
  • Support the execution of the category strategy through internal and external events
  • Manage and develop a category executive ensuring delivery of KPIs and PDPs to agreed timelines
  • Work as a team with the buyer dealing with suppliers and internal stakeholders to deliver the category KPIs

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Category Manager will be passionate, have good team working skills and enjoy the exciting challenges in the role. A candidate from a FMCG or retail background would be ideal. Previous work in category is essential. The candidate will have a proven track record of achieving KPI's in-line with category management. The candidate can be a category executive looking for a step up or a category manager seeking a new opportunity.

What's on Offer

This role offers a competitive salary and additional benefits including private health care, bonus and pension.

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