£35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
4 months ago
6 months +
This is an opportunity to shape and develop Category Management with several grocery and high street retailers, working for an international food business who are major players with their category. Even through the current pandemic 2020 has proved to be really successful with a significant increase in sales across all channels, successful NPD launches and exciting future plans as we head into 2021.
This is a customer facing role and you will be providing the sales and marketing teams with regular insights on opportunities within the market.
Ideally you will be available immediately OR with a short notice period with your current employer.
Key Responsibilities will include
- Building and sustaining key retail relationships
- Using insight to influence merchandising and range plans at category reviews
- Provide analysis and insights on category opportunities
- Provide analytical support in the development of category plans
- Work with the internal team to meet company targets & brand growth
The Ideal candidate will have gained category insight/management experience within a recognised FMCG manufacturer or leading Insight Agency (eg IRI, Kantar, Nielsen or Dunnhumby) and will be ambitious enough to take the next step in their career by joining a progressive FMCG company at a full Category Manager level position.
You must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop category relationships with retailers, participatie in range reviews and developing rationale for new listings
Based in London - Zone 1. The UK head office has excellent transport links on both the London Underground and National Rail Overground. The role will be initially home based with a view to being in the office 2-3 days a week in 2021.
As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including a contributory pension scheme, private health care flexible benefits scheme and much more!