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Category Development Manager (FMCG Food) - Discounters

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  • Sector:

    Category & Shopper Insights, Category Management

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

This is an opportunity to shape and develop Category Management with some of the most important retail channels for this business - Discounters. The business are major players within their category and so far 2022 has proven to be highly successful with a significant increase in sales successful NPD launches and exciting future plans for the remainder of the year and 2023

This is a customer facing role and you will be providing the sales and marketing teams with regular insights on opportunities within the market.

Key Responsibilities will include

  • Building and sustaining key retail relationships

  • Using insight to influence merchandising and range plans at category reviews

  • Provide detailed analysis and insights on category opportunities

  • Provide analytical support in the development of category plans

  • Work with the internal teams to support Customer and Shopper Marketing activities

The ideal candidate will have gained category insight/management experience within a recognised FMCG manufacturer or leading Insight Agency (eg IRI, Sales Out, Lumina, Kantar, Nielsen etc.) 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 a retailer, participate in range reviews, promotional planning and developing rationale for new listings.

Location: West London. Hybrid working available with 1-3 days a week in the office

The UK head office has excellent transport links on National Rail Overground and London Underground.

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + 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!