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Category Manager

Hertfordshire   •   £40,000 - £42,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A very well known FMCG organisation based in Hertfordshire
  • A creative and strategic role with excellent progression opportunities

About Our Client

Our client is a well known food FMCG in Hertfordshire who are seeking an Innovations Manager to join their team. The business has a desirable brand portfolio worth nearly £100m. There are excellent growth plans in place for 2016.

Job Description

The Category Manager responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • To be the category leader for the business
  • To work across all accounts to help develop trade relationships and maximise this opportunity
  • To understand the category vision and help embed relevant outputs into the look of success for your accounts
  • Lead Range Reviews & Category Performance Reviews
  • Work to develop continuous reporting solutions for customers
  • Develop objective space to sales recommendations and ensuring this is aligned to range review objectives and Category Vision growth opportunities
  • Develop best in class merchandising guidelines with your colleagues to ensure this reflects outputs of Category Visions
  • Accountable for the range, space and merchandising tactics within customer's Joint Category Plan and key strategic initiatives
  • Please note this role is office based but will involve travel each week around the UK.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Category Manager will ideally have come from a FMCG background. It would be an advantage to have worked in food or beverage beforehand. They will be commercially aware and have an analytical approach to innovation. You must put consumers at the heart of everything that you do on a day to day basis.

What's on Offer

The Category Manager can expect a basic salary of £40-£42K plus a car allowance.