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Category Controller - FMCG Food - Convenience & Impulse

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    Category Management

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  • Salary:

    £Competitive + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

A leading FMCG Food business with some of the UK's best known food brands is currently searching for a Category Controller to lead their convenience & impulse channels. A key role in the business you'll be responsible for creating the direction for all convenience & impulse channel customers, setting the strategy, and driving the short / long term growth.

You'll be managing a team of 3 Category Managers and customers will include Co-Op, Food Service, Convenience, RTM and Symbols.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the Convenience & Impulse commercial agenda internally and influencing commercial planning and thinking for these this important channel
  • Develop and deliver the Category Vision for the C&I channel. Implementing category recommendations and solutions to benefit the business and customers.
  • Lead and develop the C&I category team. Managing and coaching 3 Category Managers and supporting their customer engagement
  • Internally work closely with senior commercial stakeholders and the Head of Category Management to champion Category based selling and unlock opportunities with impulse retailers


Package: Competitive + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

Location: London with excellent National Rail and London Underground transport links. Hybrid working 2-3 days a week at home.

The role will offer an excellent development opportunity for anyone looking to grow their category career at a strategic level and manage team!

As well as fantastic progression opportunities this role provides a highly competitive package including car allowance, bonus, contributory pension scheme, private healthcare and much more.