Category Manager

Walsall Permanent £55,000 - £60,000 per year
  • Thriving Small and Medium Business (SMB) based in Walsall
  • Opportunity to head up Category in this business

About Our Client

Our client takes pride in crafting high-quality and innovative drinks that delight consumers across the nation. As a rapidly growing SMB, they are committed to producing high quality products as well trading excellence and are now seeking a Category Manager to play a pivotal role in shaping the success of our business.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive category growth through effective analysis, strategy development, and implementation.
  • Collaborate with grocery, trade, and retail partners to optimize product placement and visibility.
  • Utilize market insights and data from leading analytics providers such as IRI, Kantar, and Dunnhumby to make informed decisions.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders to maximize category performance.

The Successful Applicant

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience as a Category Manager within the FMCG industry.
  • Expertise in grocery, trade, and retail channels.
  • Proficient in utilizing data analytics tools, including IRI, Kantar, or Dunnhumby.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented.

What's on Offer

Our client is offering a market-leading package consisting of

  • Starting salary of £55k-£60k dependent on experience
  • Performance Bonus worth 10% of salary
  • Pension + Healthcare + Life Insurance
  • Flexible/Hybrid working with 2-3 days in the office max per week
  • A vibrant and collaborative work environment.
  • Be a part of a dynamic team driving innovation in the FMCG drinks sector.
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Marketing & Agency
FMCG & Consumer
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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