£25000 - £33000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
We are pipelining for this role due to COVID-19
A personal care SME with a well-known portfolio of brands is looking for the next addition to join their Category team.
Culture remains to be the key focus in their hiring, and they're very proud of the work environment they've created - they're a fun, sociable bunch who are passionate about what they do.
This role is pivotal to the success of the category & commercial team delivering category, shopper and retailer insights, taking the category lead on on eof the business' ke categories working across a range of projects and influencing retail customers.
- Being the key contact and management of data / insight agencies (eg. IRI, Kantar, Brandview etc)
- Identify opportunities and threats in category, shopper and retailer continuous data
- Directly influence our retail customers on NPD sell in, range reviews and other category initiatives. Establish own relationship with the retailers key contacts to build influence and trust
- Provide all major NPD and range review presentations with merchandising recommendations
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong experience working with EPOS / continuous data (Nielsen, IRI, Kantar etc), and the ability to build and nurture commercial relationships, to develop their experience working with a range of key UK retailers.
You will ideally have previous FMCG category management experience, or have supported category teams in an insights agency role.
As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including company bonus, a contributory pension scheme, private health care flexible benefits scheme and much more!