Category Executive

Job Title: Category Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester, Wigan / Greater Manchester, Manchester / Chorley, Lancashire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15624045
Job Published: December 05, 2017 00:00

Job Description

Our Client is a fast growing business, working with some of the UK's best loved brands to create food products that delight consumers. They are looking for a graduate with pride, passion and integrity to join their team and help them achieve their ambitious growth plans. Are you a high achiever looking to start your career in FMCG?

Reporting to the Category Manager the Category Analyst will work as part of a cross functional team, championing the use of insight to underpin key strategic decisions and create compelling category stories. In this role you will be tasked with developing relationships with customers in your channel, acting as a category advisor to develop and deliver the annual category strategy. You will utilise continuous data sets to create actionable recommendations, facilitating category projects.

The ideal candidate will be of graduate calibre with at least one year of category management, insight or commercial experience gained within an FMCG setting. Experience within food manufacturing will be advantageous. You will possess strong analytical skills and a full UK or EU driving license is essential along with the ability to travel regularly in the UK. You will have a real desire to grow your career and will show a willingness to learn and a determination develop yourself. A proven track record of using your initiative to deliver results is as important as your ability to communicate effectively.