Allexo vacancies

Category Lead (12m FTC)- FMCG Healthy Food and Wellbeing

12-15 month fixed-term contract (maternity cover) - Category Controller where you will be responsible for driving the category strategy and execution across a number of different food products.


You will be working in the exciting category of healthy food and an interest and passion of healthy well-being would be a distinct advantage


Key responsibilities include

  • Drive sales of food branded products in store, working in partnership with licensees and grocery retailers
  • Work closely with licensees implementing strategy of brand and ensure NPD, shopper marketing and promotions are aligned
  • Provide licensees with data and insights to support selling arguments and presentations
  • Lead category reviews with grocery and healthy food retailers, engaging with buyers / category managers and driving the health agenda forwards


The ideal candidate will demonstrate

  • Success in grocery or high street(eg Boots) category management role within a competitive FMCG environment, preferably food or healthcare
  • Highly analytical with a high level of competence in interpreting customer data, whilst drawing insight and forming recommendations
  • Familiar with category and customer data and insight sources such as IRI, Kantar, Dunnhumby, Selfserve and IGD
  • Excellent communication and presenting skills
  • Any commercial marketing experience eg. Customer or Trade Marketing would be highly desirable


Location: Berkshire - 2-3 days a week hybrid working

The UK head office has excellent transport links on National Rail


Salary: £Competive + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits


As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including bonus, contributory pension scheme, private health care flexible benefits scheme and much more!