SENIOR CATEGORY MANAGER - BRANDED & OWN-LABEL
A BRIEF OVERVIEW:
- Experienced customer facing manager with strong skillset in presenting strategy, analytics and consumer understanding for FMCG categories.
- Branded & Own-Label experience with key customers have included Sainsbury's, Tesco, M&S.
- Working closely with retailer buying teams and key stakeholders internally including demand planning, customer marketing, branded marketing and innovation to ensure optimized new product launches, promotional plans and best shelf positioning for core ranges among retailers.
- Secured listings for NPD worth £2m/year across UK Accounts.
- Won M&S Tender for a key food category.
- Delivered incremental category growth of +£300K, with 1/3rd coming from trade-up of existing Classic Range buyers and 2/3rds from adding to basket.
- Presented an outstanding category vision for £100M over 5 years to secure new business during Tender process to become category lead & solus supplier.
WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING FOR:
- Senior/Lead Category roles within FMCG, open to branded & own-label across any core FMCG category.
- Exposure to/responsibility for key strategic retail customers.
DESIRED LOCATIONS: London & Home Counties
NOTICE: Immediately available