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Allexo vacancies

Category Development Manager - Premium Drinks

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Category & Shopper Insights, Category Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

  • Contact email:

    smusgrave@allexosearch.com

  • Job ref:

    1024_1571690197

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

This is an opportunity to work with a globally recognised drinks businesses with a portfolio of premium brands and market leaders in the UK.

As Category Manager you will be part of the wider commercial team and acting as the voice of the retailer and Shopper to drive category growth and influence across designated Top 4 grocery retailers.

This is a customer facing role and 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 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 within Grocery Mults, Mults convenience or Symbols and participatie in range reviews and developing rationale for new listings

Based in South West London. The UK head office has excellent transport links to National Rail Overground. Alternatively free on site parking is available to those who drive.

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