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Category Manager

Posted 19 days ago by Better Placed Recruitment
Location Chester, Cheshire Job Type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable Sector FMCG, Food & Drink

Our client is one the North Wests biggest and brightest FMCG businesses, a truly global operation with Category leading products and ambitious growth plans. An opportunity for an experienced and success driven Category Manager has arisen within their Category Management Function.

Reporting into the Category Controller the role of Category Manager is responsible for developing key customer partnerships in order to deliver first class insights that drive a competitive advantage for the business. In addition you will be responsible for delivering a full category management service to your strategic customers ensuring that category and shopper insights evolve into deliverable in-store executions. In support of the Category Controller you will input into the range review process from presentation to implementation in addition to making actionable recommendations to retail partners by utilising both category and shopper data insight.

The ideal candidate will have around five years Category Management experience gained in an FMCG setting, experience gained in a UK market is essential. You will be of graduate calibre with a track record of delivering results in a highly focussed commercial environment. You must have strong presentation and commercial skills and be proficient with continuous data to deliver actionable insight.