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Category Manager – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Job Reference:
Date Posted:
09 August 2018
South East
£45,000 - £60,000 basic salary, car allowance, bonus, pension & healthcare
Non Food Consumer Goods
Job Function:
Category Management
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Job Description

Category Manager – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

£45,000 - £60,000 basic salary, car allowance, bonus, pension & healthcare

South East Based

As one of the U.K's most sought after FMCG employers, this blue chip business have an excellent reputation within FMCG and are responsible for a number of power brands that are found in our homes today. Their product portfolio can be found globally and they are brand leaders across a number of categories. They place a huge amount of emphasis on their company values and the implementation of these values has excelled their growth of recent creating a vacancy for a fixed term contract Category Manager to join the team.

Reporting into the Head of Category, you will be accountable for numerous grocery retailers from a category perspective. This role will act as an impartial ‘Consultant’ to your retail customers and provide a 360° category development service. You will drive Category solutions and provide recommendations alongside the Shopper Marketing team. You will use key growth drivers to identify and deliver growth solutions for both employer and customer.

Of degree calibre, you will have experience across Category Management with the blue chip arena or alternatively working for a major data provider looking to join a manufacturer. You will have exposure to data systems such as Kantar, Nielsen and Kantar. This is a high profile role working with this organisations priority customers and dependant on success will lead to quick promotion. They would like someone to start in September at the latest for this role, therefore, a short notice period or immediate availability is important.

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