Category Manager

Birmingham Permanent £60,000 - £60,000 per year Remote
  • Rare opportunity to secure a remote role!
  • Market-leading salary for a Category Manager with remote-working

About Our Client

This company is a leading player within the FMCG sector, employing over 20,000 people across multiple sites in the UK. Known for its commitment to quality and innovation, the company fosters a culture of continuous improvement and offers significant opportunities for career growth and personal development.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement category strategies to achieve business objectives.
  • Conduct market research to identify trends and opportunities in the FMCG industry utilising Kantar or IRI.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive product development and marketing initiatives.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Monitor category performance and provide regular reports to senior management.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and industry regulations.
  • Participate in the budgeting process and manage category budgets.
  • Harness strong business relationships with internal and external stakeholders with regular travel to business sites

The Successful Applicant

A successful Category Manager should have:

  • A degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Category Manager in the FMCG Food or Drink sector.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret market data with strong experience of using Kantar or IRI.
  • Experience of working with grocery sector customers - Marks and Spencers and Asda are of special interest.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Comfortable travelling to company sites and customer sites across the UK.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary in the range of £60000 per year.
  • A generous benefits package including pension and life insurance.
  • A positive and collaborative company culture that values employee development.
  • The chance to work in an exciting and rapidly evolving industry.
  • The opportunity to make a tangible impact within a leading FMCG organisation.
  • Rare remote contract with full expenses program for all business travel

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Marketing & Agency
FMCG & Consumer
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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